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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 […]



Deloitte Legal targets startups with two-year legal tech scheme

Deloitte Legal has created a new programme to invest in the development of start-ups, the first output of the firm’s recently-assembled innovation team. The legal arm of the accountancy firm is ready to roll out Deloitte Legal Ventures, a central capability aimed at adopting tools of early-stage legal tech startups that will be used by […]


Jones Day set to bid farewell to Russia with office closure

Jones Day is to shut its doors in Moscow, The Lawyer understands, after setting up in Russia 16 years ago. The decision means the US firm will no longer have a fixed presence in the country, with the closure expected later this year. Jones Day initially entered the Russian legal market back in 2003, with a total […]

Baker McKenzie

SDT hearing, day 4: SRA counsel focuses on the decision-making circle at Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie’s ex-chair was “excited” about the prospect of the firm’s City managing partner taking up a potential CEO position despite being the subject of a sexual misconduct complaint that led to a letter of action from a former employee’s solicitors. During the ongoing Solicitors Tribunal Hearing (SDT) against three individuals and Baker McKenzie, it […]

DWF Manchester

DWF takes action in bid to drive consulting revenue

The team behind DWF’s recently-launched consulting arm has drafted a three-year growth strategy aimed at driving new revenue out of alternative business service lines, one of the key points expressed in its IPO prospectus. Last month, the firm, which made its debut on the London Stock Exchange earlier this year, started DWF regulatory consulting by […]

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