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By Elliot Refson Participants in PERE’s European regulation and domiciles roundtable, sponsored by Jersey Finance, discuss European managers’ efforts to avoid being engulfed by a rising tide of regulation. As the participants log in for the Europe roundtable discussion, one thing is certain – there is plenty of regulation to talk about. The years since the […]
The special ‘virtual’ one day event on Tuesday (September 22), which attracted an audience of more than 1,200 finance professionals, lawyers, business introducers and other key contacts, was designed to highlight Jersey’s strengths as an International Finance Centre, the role it can play in supporting global economies and the breadth of its services. At the […]
By Robert Moore With a rich history and culture, Jersey is the Island home to a cosmopolitan community. From award-winning beaches, areas of outstanding natural beauty, to Michelin-starred restaurants – living in Jersey offers the perfect mix of business and pleasure. For families with children, Jersey has a top class education system, a comprehensive health service […]
By Robert Moore Originally due to be held in London as part of our five-part family office roundtable series, the virtual roundtable (held on 17 September) sought to gather the views of London and Jersey-based professionals on how family offices consider lifestyle, technology and infrastructure when it comes to choosing a jurisdiction. Read the key take-aways […]
By Robert Moore In conversation with Ruben Sinha (pictured) – a lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) based in London – our UK Director, Robert Moore, discovers more about the impact of divorce proceedings on family offices. What impact can English divorce proceedings have on wealthy international families and are family offices prepared for this? […]
Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.
Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]
Analysis of recent fines suggests that environmental prosecutions are resulting in more substantial fines, especially for ‘very large organisations’.
On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.
The Data Protection Authority in Hungary (Nemzeti Adatvédelmi és Információszabadság Hatóság), recently published its annual report which included details of a fine of €670,000 (HUF 250,000,000) being imposed on a bank. To date, this fine is the highest imposed by the Hungarian Authority.
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The managing partner of Weightmans, who had opted to step down next year, has reversed his decision and will instead continue to lead the firm for a further term. John Schorah has held the position of managing partner since 2013; his third, and expected final term, was due to end next April. Ahead of the […]
Investment group ED Group has appointed a new general counsel from Partners Group. Sam Rozati previously spent nearly 10 years at Zurich-based private equity house Partners Group. He served as its head of legal, overseeing the firm’s global transactions. He succeeded Anela Musat in the top legal role last year, after she departed for food […]
“I’m an in-house lawyer looking to go back into private practice, but want to be sure that I am making the right decision and that I have made the most of my in-house experience. How can I best leverage my experience in-house, and if I return to private practice?” Tarun Tawakley, partner at Lewis Silkin; […]
Another partner from Brown Rudnick’s restructuring team has joined Squire Patton Boggs, this time in Paris. Arnaud Moussatoff, who is based in the French capital, is moving to Squires after nearly four years as a partner at Brown Rudnick. Before that he was a counsel at DLA Piper. His move follows a five-person exodus from […]
Update from CBA (13:00pm): Kirsty Brimelow KC, chair of the CBA, has said: “The offer from government has resulted from constructive talks between the MOJ and the leadership of the CBA. “This offer represents substantial positive movement from government. As a result the offer will be put to a ballot.” After months of strike action, criminal […]
Vodafone Group has hired a new general counsel from another FTSE giant, as Rosemary Martin prepares to retire after more than decade at the telecommunications business. EasyJet’s legal chief Maaike de Bie has been appointed to the role of general counsel. De Bie is herself a FTSE in-house veteran, having been group general counsel for […]
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