Entries by News Desk

Duane Morris Celebrates Black History Month

Last year, Duane Morris had the honor of hosting civil rights icon Fred Gray, who shared inspiring stories of being the attorney who represented Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and others in some of the most consequential cases in the civil rights movement. Growing up in the segregated South, Gray made a commitment to […]

The new foreign capital investment law in Oman

In the last decade, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has witnessed some legislative developments signalling efforts to reduce barriers to foreign investment in most of its member countries. The move has come due to a sharp decline in crude oil prices since 2015 resulting in significantly lower state revenues and partly due to the simmering […]

Livingstone in the UK rebrands as Arrowpoint Advisory

Following Rothschild & Co’s acquisition of Livingstone in the UK, which was completed in December 2019, the team has become Arrowpoint Advisory and is the dedicated UK lower mid-market team within Rothschild & Co’s Global Advisory business. Arrowpoint Advisory is one of the UK’s most successful M&A, Debt Advisory and Special Situations advisers in its […]

Pensions solutions for policy makers and society

The pensions industry has seen significant change over the last 25 years, with further material challenges, both short-term and long-term, already on the horizon including the revival of the Pension Schemes Bill and its many implications. To meet these issues head on, Eversheds Sutherland has today (12 February), in conjunction with research company, Winmark, launched […]

Pinsent Masons gets cloud guidance improved for insurers

International law firm Pinsent Masons has seen a number of its recommendations enacted following its response to EIOPA’s consultation on cloud guidance, making it easier for insurers to comply with their regulatory requirements. The guidance, which sets to place strict regulatory demands on insurers in respect of both the contents of their contracts with cloud […]

HFW continues to grow its Australia presence with two new partners

Global, sector-focussed law firm HFW continues its growth in Australia with the partner promotion of energy and renewable specialist Jo Garland and the partner hire of regulatory and product liability specialist Dr Michael Maxwell from Clayton Utz. They are both based in HFW’s Perth office. Gavin Vallely, Managing Partner Australia, HFW: “We are delighted to […]