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No-deal vote boosts pound sterling

British Pound exchange rates remain under pressure with Brexit uncertainty continuing to loom large. However, against the US Dollar, Sterling found something of a reprieve yesterday after disappointing house building statistics were published across the Atlantic. With Theresa May now in her last week of office, concern over the potential for political chaos under her […]

Women in Finance Charter continues to drive change at highest level

Over 350 financial services organisations have now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter, with today’s signatories bringing the total coverage of the Charter to over 800,000 people. The Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter asks financial firms to commit to taking action to support the progression of women into senior roles, including setting their […]

KPMG hires Zurich veteran

KPMG has announced the appointment of Graham Boffey as insurance partner in its financial services consultancy team, effective October 01. In his new role, Boffey will work closely with Simon Ranger, head of insurance at KPMG, to support clients across the UK market. Boffey brings considerable insurance industry experience and most recently acted as head […]

UAE Ministry of Economy update fees for Trademark Enforcement

To ensure efficiency and streamlining with international best practice, namely in trademark prosecution and the enforcement of registered rights, the UAE Ministry of Economy has issued an administrative order to decrease and waive some of the core official fees associated with their trademark registration and enforcement services. Following an increase to such fees in 2015, […]

Compliance | Anti-corruption

In face of the current challenges of advocacy and the world scenario as a whole, and in line with our Values and Beliefs, we started implementing the Promare | Rabb Carvalho Advogados Compliance Program. Our Compliance Program is focused on creating a set of internal integrity mechanisms and procedures in the fight against corruption, encouraging, […]

EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

The EU is the first major partner to strike a trade pact with Mercosur, a bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. The agreement concluded today will cover a population of 780 million and cement the close political and economic relations between the EU and Mercosur countries. It represents a clear commitment from both regions […]