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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 […]

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Update: Deloitte was appointed as administrators on Monday evening, with Freshfields and Brown Rudnick both set to advise on the next steps. Arcadia has declined a £50m lifeline loan from Frasers Group, as Philip Green’s retail empire – advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer – continues crunch talks over its future. Freshfields’ restructuring partners Neil Golding […]

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Want to become a corporate partner quickly? Here’s how

Kirkland & Ellis is well known for promoting its new corporate talent to partner at around six years post-qualification experience (PQE), but a handful of other firms in The Lawyer‘s UK Corporate 50 are not far behind. According to research conducted on the largest set of promotions over the past five years, Slaughter and May […]

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EY calls in advisers ahead of potential action over NMC Health

Ahead of a potential lawsuit from the administrators of NMC Health, Ernst & Young (EY) has called on the expertise of RPC, The Lawyer can reveal. The litigation specialist has been handed the mandate by the Big Four accountancy giant, which is looking to shore up its legal defence after Alvarez & Marsal informed creditors […]

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