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The appointments of Gavin Henderson and Daniela Fusi, both formerly Clyde & Co (Scotland) partners, takes the total number of fee earners to 23 across our offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, with more new fee earners expected to join in the coming months as we enjoy another record year.
We’re delighted to announce that our London office is to move into London’s iconic Walkie-Talkie building as part of a major workplace transformation programme.
In this briefing, we consider the latest court decisions relating to abuse of process, duties of accountants as introducers, pre-action disclosure, policy interpretation, late notification, reflective loss principle and inducement.
Ireland is set to increase regulatory oversight of persons with decision making power in regulated financial entities. The changes being proposed are likely to lead to an increase in both the number of claims made under the directors' & officers' (D&O) insurance policies of those regulated entities and the costs incurred in respect of those claims.
In the latest episode of Insurance Post TV, experts across the insurance sector preview the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, which took place from 31 October until the middle of November.
Impacts of the Spanish Climate Change and Energy Transition Act and EU Taxonomy on financial institutes and their insurers
The Climate Change and Energy Transition Act came into force in May 2021. Assuming the objectives of the EU Green Deal and the Paris Agreement global framework, the new Act provides ambitious regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promoting transition to renewable energies and energy efficiency models to be implemented in a wide scope of sectors such as energy, transport and financial.
We assess the financial, legal and reputational developments that keep climate change at the top of the global board room agenda.
Kennedys is recognised as a top-band firm in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the UK.
When it comes to the top concerns for today’s directors and officers, regulations and investigations appear consistently, and for good reason. First, compliance can of course require additional resource and operational cost. Second, when investigations occur, they are time consuming, stressful, costly to defend, and can result in significant reputational damage.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of insurance and commercial litigation specialist Alexandra Bartlett as a partner in the firm’s Insurance group in Sydney. Alex joins Kennedys from YPOL, where she was a director.