The pursuit of non-performing loans, especially where fraud is involved, often appears to be a tricky undertaking – to the point that some may decide to avoid it. But with the application of specialist knowledge and expertise, it is much less of a challenge than might be anticipated. Angela Barkhouse, managing director and lead of our Cayman business and a leading expert in cross border asset recovery, considers the key issues.
Fraudsters are taking advantage of the opportunity that has presented itself with decreased faceto-face interactions, remote working, and potential technological weaknesses, to attack individuals and corporations for illicit gain.
As the face-to-face economy returns in the coming months, this webinar considers what needs to change for brands and businesses in these sectors as we move in to the next new normal and what the high street and leisure industries must do to reinvent themselves to compete with, amongst many things, digital-only operators.
Expert Determination should save the parties involved in a dispute a considerable amount of time, stress and fees. It should result in quicker resolution than the standard litigation process. Our experience is there are some common hurdles that can hinder this.
Key takeaways from an event that looked at how businesses can recover, rebuild and revitalise following what has been an extraordinary and challenging year for business leaders.
Increasingly, there is a focus on culture and individual accountability in regulated firms. This has been heightened by various consumer protection issues which have been investigated including the tracker mortgage examination; high profile enforcement actions and the recent engagement with insurers on business interruption cover during COVID-19. Consistently, the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) […]
At 33-years-old, Shamar Ennis is one of the youngest partners at Walkers and wants to inspire other young Caymanians to pursue a career in law.
The Cayman Islands has recently introduced legislation which temporarily allows for the valid signing of certain documents where the witness is not in the immediate physical presence of the person signing.
A very common scenario in clinical negligence and personal injury claims is that the claimant’s negligent injury occurs on a background of pre-existing disability – how does the court assess the damages for care in the claim?
The webinar consists of three sections and covers charitable status: PINF – the public interest news foundation, when form affects function, and challenging Commission decisions.
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The private equity house is determined to become sport’s dominant player and the magic circle firm is making that goal a reality.
Given the political direction of travel, the leading fossil fuel firms will soon be leading the market in renewables.
American firms are training more and more of our lawyers – and that’s a good thing
If Mishcon does IPO, it risks being lumped in with the the rest of the listed firms.
Dentons exists in over 70 countries but is still looking to expand.
Anderson Strathern and Allen & Overy’s growth strategies have a few similarities.
Dentons is representing Marks & Spencer (M&S) in a High Court dispute with Aldi over its Colin the Caterpillar cake. An Intellectual Property claim was issued in the High Court on Monday, landing in the “passing off and trade marks” category. Dentons’ partner Anna Copeman been instructed by M&S, who is head of the firm’s […]
A longtime member of Herbert Smith Freehills‘ (HSF) disputes team is moving to Bird & Bird after over two decades at the firm. Nick Peacock is making the move, specialising in international arbitration and having previously led HSF’s Singapore arbitration group and its India disputes team. His departure follows the recent retirements of Mark Shillito, […]
Paul Hastings is to issue a Covid bonus to its business services professionals, following a recent similar appreciation measure for its associates. Management at the US firm announced yesterday that, as an expression of gratitude for work carried out during a challenging year, the firm will issue a $1,500 bonus to its business professionals. These […]
White & Case’s co-head of private equity Ian Bagshaw is to depart the firm after over seven years, The Lawyer can reveal. Bagshaw will leave the firm at the end of June. He has been with the firm since the start of 2014, when he moved from Linklaters alongside Richard Youle – now at Skadden […]
Taylor Wessing is looking to deploy a trademarks team in its Liverpool hub, as its headcount surpasses 100 into its second year of launching. Of the 100, a total of 25 are lawyers and the rest a mix of business services professionals. About 50 of these recruits have joined during the lockdown period, when the […]
As we gear up for a return to the workplace, help us show some love to the hard-pressed hospitality industry by nominating your favourite eat-and-drinkeries.
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