Cross-border white-collar crime can be notoriously difficult to pursue both for the law enforcement agencies as well as the organisations that suffer the impact and the losses due to criminal activities.
Public authorities make decisions that have an impact on the public almost on a daily basis, none more so than at the present time in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
One of the main keys to sound business dealings are watertight contracts that encompass every facet of the production and supply of your services or products, anticipate all potential risks, both internal and external, and incorporate safeguards to protect the business.
The Supreme Court will hear the appeals of the residue of the commercial insurers that remain in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) versus insurers (known collectively as Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd. and others) i.e. the Business Interruption case who were granted leave to appeal in a leapfrog application, enabling the case to bypass the Appeal Court and go straight to the Supreme Court.
The global experience of coronavirus has sharpened the focus of many people on the importance of settling their affairs, a task that is frequently subject to being put-off to a later date. Also, many people who actually do make a will, fail to update it when circumstances change.
Employers need to consider the practicalities and challenges of their employees working from home, including how they can best support remote working and any specific needs of individual employees.
A practical list of issues to consider for lenders and borrowers in respect of acquisition financing for transactions involving a Jersey or Guernsey company.
In this on-demand webinar, Dominic Morris is joined by Phil Schmid, Julia Ashley, Nick Edwards, Tom Lord and Andrew Brown discussing what it takes to run a best of class retirement community. The panel looks at the resident experience, the growing use of technology in meeting residents’ needs and how the sector is embracing the ESG challenge.
Law 223/2020, which came into effect on 5 November 2020, has introduced a series of important changes to the Companies Law 31/1990.
Business Interruption (BI) insurance policies are normally triggered by physical damage/loss. A test case brought by the FCA explored whether such cover could be triggered by non-physical damage/loss linked with COVID-19.
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Dentons has commenced a redundancy consultation affecting lawyers as part of its ongoing shift to virtual working. A number of lawyers and partners within the firm’s real estate practice will now continue to work from home permanently, following the creation of “Arc”, a purely virtual team covering areas such as corporate real estate, real estate […]
Only one lawyer has been promoted to partner in McDermott Will & Emery’s London office in its latest promotions round, with a further 36 getting the nod outside of London. The US firm has made up Amira Shaker in London. Shaker joined McDermott in January 2019 as counsel from Ince & Co, where she had […]
For the first instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions, The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be looking at the trends emerging from the Western Europe shortlist entries.
The first ever ranking of the largest firms in terms of corporate revenues is revealed this week. The Lawyer UK Corporate 50 assesses the market share and bench strength of law firms handling M&A, private equity, venture capital and ECM transactions. The three leading firms have efficiently farmed a public company client base Linklaters tops […]
Kate Staples of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is The Lawyer’s General Counsel of the Year, sponsored by FTI Consulting, for 2020. She wowed the judges, who praised her “passion and commitment to her role.” Said one: “Kate has shown that she takes a fresh view to the role of a regulator, has shown innovation […]
Linklaters has committed to spend between £308m and £445m on lease payments for its new headquarters in coming years, its LLP accounts show. The lease will run for 20 years, a lengthy period of time when considering the revolution in the use of office space brought about by Covid-19. In February, the magic circle firm […]