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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles are now a significant factor for consideration within the finance industry. Investors are increasingly focusing on these principles as part of their analysis process in respect of identifying material risks and growth opportunities.
The Digital Markets Act is a legislative proposal from the European Commission intended to ensure a higher level of competition in European digital markets. It will prevent large companies, referred to in the proposal as “gatekeepers”, from abusing their market power so that new companies will be able to enter the market.
In Philip Smith and Jason Kardachi (in their capacity as joint liquidators) v Torque Group Holdings Limited, the BVI Commercial Court had to determine how cryptoassets should be characterised under BVI law and it also had to consider how such assets should be treated by a liquidator in an insolvent winding-up.
The webinar in the series ‘Transitioning to Net Zero for the IT’ took place on Thursday, 16 September 2021.
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Magic circle firms are acting alongside the likes of Hogan Lovells and Watson Farley & Williams on the aftermath of Bulb Energy’s collapse. Bulb, the largest UK energy supplier that has wavered in the spectre of this year’s surging gas prices, is also the first to receive the “special administration” procedure. The company serves a […]
Clyde & Co and BLM are in early-stage talks to merge, in a fusion that could create an insurance specialist with a combined revenue of around £735m. It is understood that conversations began recently, with details of the talks being kept tight by the pair’s senior leadership teams. A spokesperson from Clyde & Co commented: “We […]
Osborne Clarke has rolled out an interactive pasta voting system that allows its Bristol-based lawyers to choose new sustainable furniture ahead of the firm’s planned office move. Staff members, who were each given a paper bag filled with 15 or so pieces of tricolore fusilli pasta, could try out selections of standing desks, meeting tables, […]
McDermott Will & Emery is setting its sights on an ambitious growth plan in Singapore as the firm reconsiders its Asia-Pacific strategy away from mainland China. McDermott’s Singapore managing partner Ignatius Hwang is seeking to make the Singapore site a full-service offering as swiftly as possible with a particular priority on increasing the firm’s capital […]
One of the three private equity lawyers moving from Dechert to White & Case has decided to stay put. Partner Mark Evans has opted to stay at Dechert, while his colleagues Ross Allardice and Tony Brown have now landed at their new firm. This marks the first parting of ways for Evans and Allardice since […]
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