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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.
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.
Ultimate beneficiary identification procedures regulations in the Sultanate of Oman
Identifying the true owners of a corporate entity is a subject that governments and institutions are increasing focusing on as a method to tackle tax avoidance, maximising sanction enforcement, and facilitating policies for anti-money laundering.
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.
An overview of Personal Data Protection Laws in the Member States of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC))
With the recent success of Expo 2020 in Dubai and the progress being made with the Red Sea Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the GCC region continues its economic growth and diversification at a pace, with numerous new start-ups and megabrands setting up in the region.
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.
Oman sustainability: constructing a greener perspective?
This week (13-17 March 2022) has been designated in the Sultanate as ‘Oman Sustainability Week’. OSW is a national platform highlighting Oman’s commitment to sustainability leadership through innovative strategies aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and to elevate Oman as a new model for sustainable development.
Data privacy issues in Oman - the new Personal Data Protection Law
In light of the Sultan’s National Day speech, and in accordance with the rapidly evolving digital landscape and associated increasing risks, a necessary step for the Sultanate was the introduction of comprehensive personal data protection legislation to protect the use of personal data.
How our people are taking action in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through community initiatives and partnerships
The Global Week to #Act4SDGs, which ran from 17 – 28 September –is focused on mobilisation and collective action by people and companies from all sectors, to accelerate progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).