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21.09.21 Strictly Boardroom

The impact of Brexit on insurance broking services

The focus of most articles on Brexit and financial services has been on how Solvency II will impact the way insurers (and other financial institutions) do business now that the UK has left the EU and declined to remain in the single market. Important though this issue is, for many UK-based insurance brokers, the more pressing Brexit issue has been the loss of access to the EU single passport regime under the Insurance Distribution Directive.
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20.09.21 Strictly Boardroom

Business interruption insurance in a pandemic world

Now that the so-called ‘Freedom Day’ has come and gone, we have been reflecting on the events of the last 18 months or so and the impact of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) business interruption insurance test case. The Supreme Court’s judgment in the test case was headline news in the insurance and national press for weeks, and the tremors it created still reverberate in the marketplace today.
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08.09.21 O'Connors News

Corporate & commercial specialist Lauren Swanick joins O'Connors

Liverpool and London-based business lawyers and advisers, O’Connors Legal Services Limited, has appointed corporate and commercial specialist Lauren Swanick as a Chartered Legal Executive.
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19.08.21 O'Connors News

O’Connors advises Apposing on its sale to Evoke Creative

Evoke Creative – the leading specialist in kiosk, digital signage and interactive solutions for the retail, hospitality and public sectors – has acquired Liverpool-based app design and development agency, Apposing, as part of their wider expansion strategy.
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04.08.21 O'Connors News

Insurance lawyer Alison Chu joins O'Connors

Award-winning Liverpool and London-based business lawyers and advisers, O’Connors Legal Services Limited, has appointed insurance lawyer Alison Chu as a Solicitor.
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22.07.21 O'Connors News

O'Connors advises Click Dealer on its sale to Evolution

Evolution Funding Group, the leading motor finance broker and technology provider to the UK used car market, has completed the acquisition of automotive software and digital services provider Click Dealer Limited for an undisclosed sum. The transaction marks a significant move to broaden Evolution’s digital and SaaS proposition.
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21.07.21 O'Connors News

O'Connors is looking for a talented Marketing Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join O'Connors busy and expanding team.
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13.07.21 O'Connors News

Corporate lawyer Craig Geraghty joins O'Connors

Award-winning Liverpool and London-based lawyers and business advisers, O’Connors Legal Services Limited, has appointed corporate lawyer Craig Geraghty as an Associate.
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18.05.21 Strictly Legal

Building law firms back better post pandemic

The prospect of soon being able to embrace family and friends reminds me of the teenager who bought a book on eBay entitled ‘How to Hug’ and was galled to discover it was Volume 6 of Encyclopedia Britannica. That poor teenager could easily have been me. I once ordered The Wallis Family Global Directory via an advert in my dad’s Reader’s Digest magazine to find even my own family wasn’t in it.
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14.04.21 Strictly Boardroom

Staying the right side of the regulatory perimeter fence with cryptoassets

In February 2009, the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, said that the main problem with conventional currency is that it relies on trust to make it work. Central banks, he said, must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of government-issued currencies is full of breaches of that trust.
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