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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.
New partner in Singapore appointed by Kennedys in annual promotions round
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.
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).
New regulatory rules to limit the tenure of Independent Directors in a move to strengthen corporate governance in Singapore – are these changes enough?
Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) recently announced that it is compulsory for listed companies to limit the tenure of independent directors to nine years. Independent directors who presently exceed the nine-year limit will be deemed independent only until the issuer’s annual general meeting is held for the financial year ending on or after 31 December 2023.
It's our world, and here's how we're collaborating to make a difference in celebration of Global Goals Week
Global Goals Week is well and truly underway and through our Responsible Business Programme we are continuing to support the UNSDGs and incorporating the principles of the UN Global Compact into our local and global initiatives.
Q&A - Charlene Sim, Legal Director
We asked Charlene Sim to give some insight into her role as a legal director in our Singapore office and to give an idea of what it’s like working for a global law firm.
Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenge of climate change
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
Geopolitical outlook: Kennedys' business risk barometer
Understanding the political direction of travel at a country level is increasingly significant for businesses operating across international borders. This report demonstrates how salient macro-political issues are among grassroots communities, providing businesses and their insurers with a clear understanding of emerging risk to enable long-term sustainable operations.