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CBI confirms details for taxonomy regulation and SFDR level 2 fast track processes

On 15 November 2021, the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) issued a Notice formally confirming its intention to establish a fast-track filing process and also clarified the filing requirements for pre-contractual documentation updates in relation to the Taxonomy Regulation (“TR”) and Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation Level 2 measures (“SFDR L2”). The TR requirements will […]


Gibson beefs up City corporate ranks in latest promos

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher is adding heft to its London corporate practice with three new partners out of a 27-strong promotions cohort. The firm has made up corporate lawyers Claibourne Harrison, Patrick Hennessy and Amar Madhani. Harrison is the only homegrown talent of the three. He specialises in real estate PE and joined the firm […]

Mishcon de Reya

Mishcon lines up defence team ahead of SDT hearing

Mishcon de Reya and one of its former partners are set to appear before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) during a four-day hearing next month. Liz Ellen and her former employer will be defending allegations from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) between 14th and 17th September. Mishcon has turned to Mayer Brown’s outgoing partner William […]


Addleshaws adds fuel in City finance with Pinsents lateral

Addleshaw Goddard is adding a structured finance partner to its City ranks from Pinsent Masons, the latest in a series of hires over the past few months. The UK firm has taken on finance partner Carl Posern, where he spent three years as a partner. As part of his practice, he advises on the financing […]


Dechert called in as GIC enters Morrisons’ takeover bid

Dechert has joined the ever-growing roster of firms advising on Morrisons’ takeover swoop, acting for GIC on its own bid for the supermarket giant. The US firm is advising the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund as it announced it has joined the consortium aiming to buy the British supermarket Morrisons. GIC is now part of the […]

moves, lateral hires and exits

Partner trio depart Memery Crystal in wake of acquisition

Fladgate and BDB Pitmans have hired partners from Memery Crystal in the wake of its acquisition by RBG Holdings. The firm’s head of tax Alex Barnes has joined BDB Pitmans as of this morning, while Fladgate has hired two litigators, real estate litigator Adam Gross and commercial disputes lawyer Joel Seager. At the same time, […]

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