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The changes proposed in the Cayman Islands’ Companies (amendment) Bill 2021 are likely to have significant consequences for practitioners in the UK. Chai Ridgers, Head of Restructuring, and Nick Hoffman, Cayman Islands Managing Partner, discuss in this blog post for The Legal Diary.
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of pharmaceutical advertising laws and regulations applicable in Portugal.
Across the UK, local people are creating businesses that could revitalise town centres – repair and sharing spaces, community bakeries, climate action hubs, genuinely affordable housing – services that develop critical social, economic and climate resilient infrastructure.
After a game-changing 2020 and busy year in 2021, Ogier partner in Asia, Nathan Powell, is optimistic about the outlook for 2022. As global head of Corporate law at Ogier, Hong Kong-based Nathan told Asian Legal Business that 2021 has been a busy year overall, especially with mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity.
On 9 November 2021, the Central Bank of Ireland published its Anti-Money Laundering Bulletin – Issue 7 which identifies a number of areas where funds and fund management companies must introduce enhancements to ensure compliance with the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010, as amended.
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After a group left its office for CMS last month, Greenberg Traurig has hired seven lawyers from several firms in Warsaw. Dentons real estate partner Maciej Jodkowski makes the move, along with his colleagues, senior associates Karol Lewandowski and Alicja Kwiatkowska. The real estate group are joined by Deloitte Legal managing associate Karolina Tulwin and […]
Unilever’s chief legal officer and group secretary is to stand down from her role next March, after nine years in the post. Ritva Sotamaa joined the multinational consumer goods company in 2013 as chief legal officer and was also appointed group secretary in 2018. She will be succeeded by Maria Varsellona, general counsel and company […]
Herbert Smith Freehills has increased the base rate of its newly-qualified lawyer salaries, while trainees also saw a rise in October. HSF’s London NQ base salary will rise to £105,000 from the 1 January. Beforehand, HSF said that £107,000 would only be made available to the top performers. Now NQs will earn £105,000 plus their […]
Slaughter and May has appointed its first chief operating officer as part of a new executive leadership structure for the firm. Jill Hoseason will take the post on 1 February next year. She joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where she was in the same role since 2014, promoted to the global title in 2017. In […]
No one denies that being a lawyer requires an eye for detail; it helps produce excellent work, allowing lawyers to add value by spotting details that can make or break a contract or dispute. Equally, a missing word, incorrect date, or email to the wrong client can have serious commercial consequences. While the importance of […]
A Clyde & Co equity partner is set to join The Ince Group, making her the first major exit from the firm as early-stage merger talks continue with BLM. Partner Jennette Newman is to leave after three years at Clydes, having also been a longtime partner of BLM. At Ince, she will become head of […]
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