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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]

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Orrick and One Essex Court drafted in by EY in whistleblower dispute

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has been drafted in by EY, as the accountant defends a whistleblower claim that accuses it of ignoring money laundering by Middle Eastern metals company, Kaloti. EY has been accused of violations in its audit work for a Dubai gold refiner in a claim that is due to be heard in […]

Goodwin builds on tech surge with new Orrick hire

Two months since it lured four partners from Taylor Wessing’s life sciences and technology team, Goodwin’s London office has secured another hire to the group from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. Ali Ramadan, who will join the US firm’s office today, has advises on venture capital, cross-border M&A and private equity transactions for technology businesses. His clients […]

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Orrick partner moves to Dentons after Moscow office closure

Dentons has brought in a new partner from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, following the closing of the US firm’s office in Moscow at the end of 2017. Corporate partner Konstantin Kroll is leaving London to join Dentons’ Moscow office. Kroll spent over six years at Orrick, having joined its Russian base in 2014 as a […]

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Orrick sets up jobs board for associates to help them leave firm for clients

It’s unusual that an organisation actively helps its workers to leave its employ, but that’s what is now happening at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. The firm has set up a jobs board listing career opportunities with its clients, in an effort to help those lawyers who do not want a long-term career with Orrick to […]

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DAC Beachcroft to axe roles in UK real estate

DAC Beachcroft has launched a redundancy consultation in its London and Leeds real estate teams, with ten roles at risk. The Lawyer understands the consultation will run for four weeks, with 10 roles at risk at associate and legal director level. This will consist of four roles in DAC’s London-based commercial investment and development (CID) […]

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