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We are pleased to again report a record turnover of £264m, an increase of 11% on the previous year (£238m).We have also increased the number of fee earners globally by 10%, taking the firm’s overall headcount to in excess of 2,300
In this blog we explore sentiment analysis and the different approaches of two off-the-shelf sentiment analysers, Vader and TextBlob. While these analysers can be good for a quick solution for a sentiment analysis use case, they sometimes fail to produce reliable results for certain use cases and scenarios.
Kennedys reaffirms commitment to diversity and inclusion agenda, as a global partner of 2021 Dive In festival
We are delighted to again be a global partner of Dive In, the international festival for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in insurance and an initiative of Inclusion@Lloyd’s.
Kennedys is implementing a hybrid working policy which will allow people to work from home up to 40% of the time.
On 7 June 2021, US Authorities led by the Justice Department announced the recovery of USD 2.3 million of the USD 4.4 million ransom paid in Bitcoin to the hackers who caused the shutdown of the Colonial Oil Pipeline in May 2021.
We are delighted to announce that Kennedys Legal Solutions, via our joint law venture partner Legal Solutions LLC, acted on the recent sale of Maxwell House, which was sold enbloc for SGD 276.8 million.
Kennedys has promoted ten lawyers to its partnership. Four of those promoted are based in the UK, with six in the US. Kennedys’ worldwide partner count is now 280.
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has appointed Kennedys to its new legal claims panel to provide advice on the management of large and complex claims across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
A roundup of recent global cyber-related developments, including the introduction of mandatory data breach notification requirements in Singapore, the digitisation of insured businesses and resulting risks to insurers, the Bermuda Cyber Underwriting Report, corporate forum shopping for favourable data protection laws and the New York launch of the Cyber Insurance Risk Framework.
At the beginning of February, Singapore became the latest Asian jurisdiction to introduce mandatory data breach notification rules. The new rules were enacted as amendments to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”), which has been in effect for more than six years.