We're delighted to share that Travers Smith will be hosting our inaugural Alternative Insights 2022 Summit this summer on Tuesday 28 June.
Travers Smith LLP has announced two new senior promotions in its award-winning Pensions Sector Group. Effective from 1 July, Niamh Hamlyn becomes a Pensions Partner, and Chris Widdison will be promoted to Pensions Senior Counsel.
As part of Pride month 2022, we are pleased to release another podcast in our Tackling. Stereotypes. series, providing an insight into the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+ leaders.
A regular briefing for the alternative asset management industry.
Further to our previous article here, the SFO has now secured a conviction against Glencore on seven counts of international bribery. The successful prosecution makes Glencore the first company to admit to bribing a person under the Bribery Act and is the SFO’s third corporate conviction under these rules.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has recently published its response to the consultation on data protection reform (which we previously wrote about here). For those disappointed by the lack of detail in the Queen's Speech on the Data Reform Bill, this response provides a clearer picture of UK data protection reforms to come – which measures the UK Government is taking forward, which it is dropping and which it needs to consider further. For the detail, we'll need to wait for the text of the draft Bill itself.
The European Council has issued its general approach (General Approach) on the European Commission's proposals to amend the existing Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD II).
This Pride month, GiveOut alongside founding sponsors Travers Smith and Allen & Overy, are proud to launch the LGBTQI Legal Aid Fund.
The two-pillar corporate tax reform plan forms part of the OECD's project tackling base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). Whilst Pillar One – which aims to align taxing rights more closely with the location of customers – will only apply initially to MNEs with annual global turnover above €20bn, Pillar Two is expected to have a wider impact on businesses.