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Moving to the Cayman Islands

Boasting an enviable lifestyle, modern infrastructure and a highly sophisticated financial services industry and all within a short flight of Miami and other US cities, the Cayman Islands check all the boxes for individuals seeking to relocate to a tax-neutral jurisdiction. As a result, the Cayman Islands have evolved into an increasingly popular place of residence for internationally mobile “remote-workers” and high-net-worth individuals from around the world.

FCA consults on new consumer duty in retail financial markets

Following the April 2019 publication of its feedback statement on a duty of care and potential alternative approaches, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting until 31 July 2021 on a new Consumer Duty that would set clearer and higher expectations for firms’ standards of care towards consumers.

Tech companies: three things you should know from the 2021-22 Quebec budget

The Québec Budget 2021–2022 includes measures encouraging investment to accelerate technology adoption and strengthens several tax measures aimed at the technology sector. The three key tax measures that tech businesses and entrepreneurs should know about are discussed below.

Workplace testing and vaccinations: What employers need to know

Workplace testing has proven to be a crucial piece in the UK government’s jigsaw to get British business back on its feet. But how can businesses implement a workplace testing programme and will the vaccine roll out make a difference?

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As US firms pile in to reveal their 2019 financials, Proskauer Rose has joined a growing number of outlets reporting double-digit turnover growth in the City. The firm said its London office brought in $81.4m over 2019, an increase of 18 per cent from $68.7m. Average profit per equity partner totalled $2.75m, while globally turnover […]

DLA Piper lures back Proskauer partner after three years

A partner in Proskauer Rose’s corporate real estate team is to rejoin DLA Piper after leaving the UK firm three years ago. Joanne Owen joined Proskauer’s private equity real estate team in 2016, having been at DLA for nearly 20 years. She starts at DLA on 4 November. Prior to joining Proskauer, Owen, who focuses […]

Sidley ramps up London recruitment with Proskauer hire

Sidley Austin has added a new corporate recruit from Proskauer Rose’s London office, following on from the hire of ex-Kirkland & Ellis funds partner Mateja Maher last month, The firm has brought in corporate and PE partner Eleanor Shanks, who spent over three years at Proskauer. Working within the firm’s private equity and mergers and […]

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SDT strikes off ex-Proskauer lawyer over claims he lied about exams

A former Proskauer Rose associate has been struck off the roll, after the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal ruled he had lied to the firm about attending external classes and an exam. Michael Freeman, who was at Proskauer from 2013 to 2018, “failed to inform the firm that he had not attended the seminars or the examination […]

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Stephenson Harwood partner joins former KWM colleagues at Proskauer

Stephenson Harwood is to lose a partner in its corporate finance team to Proskauer Rose, in a move that will reunite him with his former colleagues at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Warren Allan joined Stephenson Harwood in 2017 from the collapsed UK arm of King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin). He had spent […]

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