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Walkers’ Bermuda Top 10 FinTech AML Tips

Their FinTech and regulatory specialists share the 10 most important tips for businesses in the digital assets space to consider when complying with anti-money laundering laws in Bermuda.

Ground rent reform: fixing one problem and creating another?

The draft bill to implement the government’s ground rent changes finally reached the House of Lords in May 2021. This legislation had been long awaited and, largely, the provisions were as expected following the earlier consultations and government announcements and discussions.

RIP RPI

Rumours of the Retail Price Index’s (RPI) death have been vastly exaggerated in the past. We were told back in 2013 that the Office for National Statistics was going to stop formally recognising the index as a national statistic, but it took a while for the industry to take note. We have all carried on using it in our indexed linked rent reviews since then.

ESG and the private investor

This recording of a recent virtual debate discusses the extent to which the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials of a company or investment are considered when making investment decisions.

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Gowling WLG’s IP strength in Russia and the UK has been distinguished at the 2018 Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) EMEA Awards, which annually recognises the top IP practices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Gowling WLG was named “Firm of the Year” in the UK: IP Transactions & Advisor and Russia: Contentious categories. “We feel that our Russian IP strength […]

VdA awarded Portugal Contentious Firm of the Year

VdA was awarded the “Portugal Contentious Firm of the Year” prize, from the Managing IP EMEA Awards, given by the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide, Managing Intellectual Property. António Andrade, Intellectual Property practice partner, receives the award in London, on 8 March.

Decentral and Gowling WLG form strategic blockchain alliance

Decentral Inc., Canada’s leading blockchain company and the creator of Jaxx, and Gowling WLG, a multinational law firm and leader in the blockchain space, have today announced a strategic alliance to optimize the many commercial and legal applications of blockchain technology. The relationship will allow the two companies to fuse their expertise on a number […]

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Latham: The rise and very public fall of Bill Voge

What a way to go. If anyone was wondering what it would take for the global chair of a $3bn law firm to stand down from his position, yesterday’s shock revelation, which has since been updated as more details have emerged, provided the answer. For it to have happened to the global law’s golden firm […]

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