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Greenwashing: Don’t get caught out – ThinkHouse

Environmental and sustainability claims have been high on the agenda for many businesses for some time now, and with the Competition and Markets Authority’s recent introduction of its Green Claims Code, it’s even more important that businesses get it right and avoid exaggerating their environmental credentials.

Snapshot: Supreme Court holds no attribution where director’s “secret” profits in issue

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has recently delivered helpful guidance on the principles to be applied when dealing with attribution of knowledge between a company and its wrongdoing directors; particularly in the context of breaches of duty by directors in exploiting corporate opportunities belonging to the company to receive secret profits.

Continued rise of energy performance of buildings requirements

In July 2021, the European Union (Energy Performance of Buildings) Regulations 2021 (the 2021 Regulations) were published, followed swiftly by government guidance on how to apply the 2021 Regulations (the Technical Guidance). The publication of the 2021 Regulations and accompanying Technical Guidance underscores the continued focus on improving the energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings performance (other than dwellings) and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by boosting renovation obligations.

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Loving Legal Life: New year, same difference

2020 was a challenging year, an extraordinary year.  A year replete with unimaginable change,  the impacts of which will be felt for decades to come.  As the new year begins, we turn to our future and shape a new beginning, a fresh start. What will we give up for 2021? What will we put behind […]

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Travers loses PE head to Latham

Travers Smith’s Paul Dolman is leaving the firm for Latham & Watkins, in a coup for the US firm’s private equity practice. Dolman has been at Travers his entire career and has been an obvious hiring target for many US firms keen to expand their private equity teams. At Latham, he will be reunited with […]

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Clydes’ senior partner steps down after a year

Clyde & Co is set for further management changes as its senior partner Peter Hirst prepares to leave the firm after just over a year in the role. Hirst was appointed to the top job last year, with his term starting in November 2019. The position had opened up after his predecessor Simon Konsta stepped […]

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Slaughters promotes compliance head to GC role

Slaughter and May has appointed a new general counsel after Sarah de Gay stepped down from her role at the end of 2020. The firm’s former head of compliance Julia Adams has taken on the GC position, where she will advise on the full range of regulatory and other legal issues that affect it as […]

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Scottish Water set to review panel firms by April

Scottish Water is seeking to update its legal panel, six years after putting together its last roster of law firms. The publically-owned water and waste water company had reappointed DLA Piper and CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in 2015, alongside BLM. Scottish firm Anderson Strathern won a spot on the panel for the first time, […]

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