International IP Licensing

Creating effective contracts

July 2019

Humans have always been innovative, using ingenuity and acquired knowledge to improve their own lives. Huge leaps forward have been made in the last 100 years as inventions ranging from […]

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Investment Incentives

Assessing international real estate programmes

June 2019

In 1900, just 15 per cent of the world’s population were city dwellers. Today, more than half of humanity lives in urban areas, and by 2030 this figure is expected […]

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Know Your Customer

Ensuring legitimacy in business transactions

June 2019

The past decade has seen a marked increase in effort from the international community to combat money laundering. As new opportunities to launder money have arisen, aided by technology and […]

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Company Formations:

A jurisdictional guide to setting up a business

June 2019

Multinational corporations require a range of different structures in order to maintain a global presence. These structures can be used for different purposes, whether it is developing a trading operation […]

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Freezing Assets

The mechanics behind cross-border injunctions

June 2019

Many modern organisations, regardless of size, own assets in multiple locations across the world. The advent of technology, together with accessible international markets, means dealing with clients across borders is […]

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Streamlined Structures

A Best Practice Approach to International Deal Structuring

May 2019

Finding the ideal acquisition target that is also a great strategic fit with an existing business, can often seem like an impossible task. This is particularly true if that target […]

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Workplace Investigations

Process and enforcement in the age of #MeToo

May 2019

The #MeToo movement was founded more than a decade ago, as a vehicle against sexual abuse and harassment. Despite its longevity, it really only entered the public consciousness in October […]

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Fundraising via ICO

A Regulatory Perspective

December 2018

An initial coin offering (ICO) is a concept that has come to real prominence during the last three years, alongside the rise of blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT), as […]

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GDPR Live

Troubleshooting the EU's New Data Protection Legislation

November 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force across the European Union on May 25th 2018. It applies to all businesses and public sector bodies that access, use or […]

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Dealing in IP

Successfully Transacting IP as Part of the M&A Process

November 2018

The importance of intellectual property (IP) in an M&A deal process can often be underestimated, particularly if it is not seen as central to the transaction process. Regardless of whether […]

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Staying Ahead of the Curve

Implementing effective arbitration agreements

October 2018

An examination of most commercial contracts governing international agreements will reveal a clause dealing with alternative dispute resolution, specifically arbitrations. The oft-quoted advantages of arbitration, as opposed to litigation, usually […]

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The Advent of AI:

Embracing Technology in Accountancy

October 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is entering the everyday lexicon as products as diverse as cars and fridges often now employ some form of AI to support their functions. In fact, there […]

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