Remote working: Information security issues that wealth managers need to take on board

At the beginning of 2020, no one would have predicted that the wealth management industry (in common with many other industry sectors) would be shortly engaging in what is effectively the biggest global experiment in remote working ever undertaken.

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As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]

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During the course of this pandemic many firms have achieved things online that previously might have been thought impossible. Moore Blatch and Barlow Robbins have pulled off a significant merger over Zoom, for heaven’s sake. The courts appear to be functioning almost seamlessly. Businesses are working out how to network and complete deals online, and […]

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Kennedys exceeds turnover target with 9 per cent growth

Kennedys has exceeded its turnover target for the year with growth of 9 per cent, though the uptick was slightly less than the firm’s double-digit results posted in 2018/19. In the previous financial year (2018/19), the firm’s turnover jumped to £218m, with the firm recording double-digit growth. It continued its growth in 2019/20, with turnover […]

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Quinn case boosted by court win in ongoing Volkswagen saga

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and litigation funder Innsworth have been given a boost ahead of their multi-billion euro claim against Volkswagen Group later this year, after the car manufacturer was ordered to pay losses in a separate dispute. Action has been brought on behalf of investors who suffered losses when VW’s share price collapsed […]

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Law Against Loneliness: 11 June

Springwatch with The Lawyer Lyn Penfold of Rail Delivery Group returns with another video, this time of a robin, which with some patience, was persuaded to eat out of a hand. Dogs of the Day Kathryn Davies, an associate at Fladgate, shares a video of Bandit, an eight-month-old Labrador puppy.  “The story behind the video – […]

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