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The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilised global markets. However, the crisis has encouraged swift adaptations in all walks of life and the development of innovative living and working patterns as a result of lockdowns around the world.

Technology in legal transactions

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown have thrown into sharp relief the benefits of a robust IT infrastructure and the ability to work flexibly to provide smooth client services in times which are anything but ordinary. In this article, partner James Fox looks at the technology being used to support clients.

European Parliament adopts the Taxonomy Regulation

Another milestone on the EU’s path to achieving the goal of a climate neutral union was reached on 18 June 2020, as the EU Parliament adopted new legislation on sustainable investments, one of the key features of the European Commission’s action plan on sustainable finance in the domain of capital markets (including the ESG Disclosure Regulation and the ESG Benchmarks Regulation.

What your Chinese private clients want to know and why

A number of questions that are frequently asked by Chinese clients which are often the product of specific cultural and social factors. Private wealth advisors should be aware of these questions, not only to ensure they have answers prepared, but also as a key to understanding the culture and background of their client.

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Employees and the use of mobile phones at work

In a Verizon Mobile Security Index 2020 Executive Summary, almost 40% of the organisations surveyed in 2020 said they had experienced a mobile-related compromise and the percentage of companies reporting a compromise has grown by 41% since 2018.

Family office feature: In conversation with Heather Maizels

Jersey Finance UK Director, Robert Moore, spoke to UK-based Senior Advisor at Charles Russell Speechlys, Heather Maizels, to gain insights into their family office clients and what they look for from a jurisdiction.

Heathrow Expansion – what next?

The construction of a third runway to the north-west of Heathrow Airport has long been the subject of controversy and has attracted its fair share of political debate. The Department for Transport claims the privately funded £14 billion runway could create an additional 16 million long-haul seats by 2040 along with £61 billion of economic […]

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Nicola Foulston, Rosenblatt

Rosenblatt eyes £22m turnover for next year

Rossenblatt’s revenue has grown 19 per cent to £12.5m, as the firm aims to add just under £10m to its top-line over the next 12 months. CEO Nicola Foulston described this as an “excellent start for Rosenblatt as a public company”. This is the firm’s first full-year financial results after listing on the Alternative Investment […]

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Simmons unveils largest promotions round since 2008

Simmons & Simmons has promoted 15 lawyers to partner, including eight in its City office. Dispute resolution adds more partners than any other practice group in London, with four new London members and six globally. In London, there are promotions for Adam Brown, Chris Owen, Elizabeth Williams and Priya Nagpal. Brown joined from Herbert Smith […]

Penelope Warne, CMS

CMS makes up 49 in latest promotions round

CMS has made up 40 partners in its latest promotions round, the largest number ever. The firms scored well for gender diversity in the UK, with women making up 76 per cent of the 21 promotions in the UK. Outside the UK, however, just seven of 28 partners made up were women. In the UK, […]

Conyers advises START II Ltd and START Holding II Ltd in connection with its US$597 million asset backed securitisation

Conyers’ Bermuda office acted for the Issuers, START II Ltd and START Holding II Ltd, in respect of an asset backed securitisation (“ABS”) comprising three tranches of notes secured on a portfolio of 20 in-production aircraft on lease to 13 global airlines in 11 countries, with an appraised value of approximately US$597 million. The notes […]

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