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Kennedys appoints new business development and marketing chief from Hogan Lovells to drive further growth
We have appointed a new chief business development and marketing officer. Karen Snell, formerly of Hogan Lovells where she worked for almost 20 years, will set the agenda for all activity, overseeing a network of more than 65 colleagues worldwide.
Kennedys appoints its first head of responsible business
We have appointed our first head of responsible business to help the firm achieve its ambitious sustainability goals. Kate Hursthouse is former senior manager for responsible business at Slaughter and May, where she spent the past 11 years developing and overseeing the firm’s work to integrate responsible business into the firm’s operations, as well as building its community, diversity and inclusion, and pro bono programmes.
Identifiable trends in LAC data protection legislation
While data protection legislation has existed throughout Latin America and the Caribbean since the early 2000s, the enactment of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018 triggered a wave of legislation in Latin America and the Caribbean, modeled after the protections and obligations enumerated within that landmark European law.
Kennedys’ global partner count passes 300 as firm adds a further 20 in annual promotions round
We are delighted to announce the appointment of a further 20 partners in our annual round of promotions, taking the total to 316 worldwide.
Ninth Circuit rules that California Insurance Code § 533 bars coverage for a settled malicious prosecution lawsuit
In an interesting new decision, the Ninth Circuit in Aspen Specialty Ins. Co. v. Miller Barondess, LLP (“Miller Barondess”) held that Section 533 of the California Insurance Code—which states that “[a]n insurer is not liable for a loss caused by the willful act of the insured; but he is not exonerated by the negligence of the insured, or of the insured’s agents or others”—precluded coverage under a lawyers professional liability insurance policy issued to the law firm Miller Barondess, LLP for a malicious prosecution action.
Personal Injury Brief: market insights – March 2023
A summary of key developments including upcoming changes to the Qualified One-Way Cost Shifting regime, the Ministry of Justice call for evidence on the discount rate in England & Wales, and takeaways from The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine conference.
New legal framework for foreign reinsurers and intermediaries in Ecuador
On Friday February 24, 2023, the Superintendence of Companies, Securities, and Insurance (SCVS) issued new provisions on the requirements that foreign reinsurers and reinsurance intermediaries must meet in order to obtain or maintain their license to do business in Ecuador from abroad.
Who’s Who Legal recognises 15 Kennedys lawyers as Global Leaders in Transport 2023 guide
In the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal’s annual global Transport guide, 15 Kennedys lawyers have been recommended as ‘Global Leaders’ for Aviation Contentious, Aviation Finance, Aviation Regulatory and Shipping across 6 countries (Belgium, France, Peru, Singapore, UK, and the US).
Advancing innovative techniques for managing post-limb loss pain
The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 2022 annual conference featured several limb loss or amputation-focused presentations. In this article, Partner, Stephen Foster, focuses on the latest techniques for managing phantom limb pain.
Applications of telehealth post-pandemic
In this article, Legal Director, Andrew Purdie, reflects on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rehabilitation and treatment of patients at the 99th American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) conference in Chicago.