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06.06.24 O'Connors News

O'Connors announces three promotions

Liverpool and London-based firm of business lawyers and advisers, O’Connors, has promoted Tash Lackner, Josh Bates, and Phil Bowers in recognition of their contribution to the growth and development of the firm.
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30.05.24 Strictly Boardroom

O’Connors warns about W&I insurance policy wordings

Liverpool and London-based law firm, O’Connors, has issued a warning to professional advisers arranging Warranty & Indemnity (W&I) insurance policies in the context of corporate transactions to pay close attention to policy wordings or risk leaving clients unprotected. The warning comes as significant claims are now coming in and policy wordings are being tested by the courts.
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29.05.24 O'Connors News

O'Connors launches PLUS+ to support professional advisers

Liverpool and London-based law firm O’Connors has launched a new service called PLUS+ which enables lawyers, accountants, and other professional advisers to add O’Connors’ insurance and legal/financial services regulatory expertise to their advisory team when helping clients to manage risks in projects and transactions.
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08.05.24 O'Connors News

Insurance and commercial specialist joins O'Connors

Liverpool and London-based business lawyers and advisers, O’Connors, has appointed insurance and commercial specialist, Sally Lazar, as a solicitor as it accelerates the national roll out of its sector support for financial services and legal services businesses.
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10.04.24 O'Connors News

O’Connors launches sports division as part of its national sector specialism strategy

Liverpool and London-based law firm O’Connors has launched a specialist sports division following a significant rise in sport-related business transactions and the success of its national legal services and financial services sector strategy.
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28.03.24 Strictly Boardroom

How DORA will impact the financial services sector

It is estimated that cybercrime cost the UK economy around £27 billion in 2022, rising to £30.5 billion in 2023 and expected to increase again in 2024. On a global scale, the figure is in the multi-trillions. So, it’s not surprising that legislators are looking at how best to tackle this problem - especially within the financial sector.
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15.03.24 O'Connors News

O’Connors advises TCW on its partnership with Roadchef

TCW, a leading provider of innovative data management solutions, is thrilled to announce its newest client, Roadchef, a prominent name in the hospitality industry. This partnership marks a significant milestone as TCW continues to expand its footprint into new sectors, demonstrating the software's diversity.
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14.03.24 Strictly Boardroom

Can the UK become a leading captive insurance domicile?

The UK government will shortly commence its long-awaited consultation into a UK captive insurance regime. For some time, the UK insurance industry has been calling for the government to promote the development of regulatory guidelines which will support the growth of UK-based captive insurance vehicles, following six years of steadily rising insurance premiums.
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09.02.24 Strictly Boardroom

Becoming a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC)

Applying for Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) status is something that amateur sports clubs should consider when deciding upon the most suitable legal structure for the club. In this article, we explore what CASC status is, who is eligible to apply for it, how to apply for it and the main benefits of it.
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01.02.24 Strictly Boardroom

FCA proposals on the regulation of stablecoins in the UK

In November 2023, the FCA published its updated proposals on how cryptoassets will be regulated within the UK through Discussion Paper 23/4. With the announcement back in April 2022 that the Government plans to become a ‘global hub for cryptoassets trade and investment’, it is no surprise that they are working on getting the regulatory framework into shape. This latest paper sets out Phase 1 of the series of measures proposed, with stablecoins being the first cryptoasset to be fleshed out under the new regime.
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