We are committed to ensuring that we continue to provide clients with the right knowledge and insight during these testing times. Here are some of the latest legal updates in each of our jurisdictions to help guide you through this crisis. We are confident that you will each find a way through and we intend to be there with you at every step – supporting you, helping you and advising you.
In the face of Covid-19 and the inevitable disturbances in some of our markets, we have ensured that we have the right level of support in place to continue to serve our clients globally.
In certain offices and areas of our business, we remain very busy. Other areas of our business have slowed down. Our IT systems are performing well, our clients continue to implement interesting and challenging projects and we are with you every step of the way.
You may have heard that we have chosen to plan for the impact of this pandemic now to ensure that we have the right people in the right places to continue to provide you with the excellent client service you expect from us. Planning and advising thoughtfully and acting decisively is what we are known for and it has remained our approach during these challenging times.
Personally, I have been humbled and overwhelmed by the professionalism, selflessness and dedication of our people at every level of the business in making personal sacrifices for the benefit of clients, colleagues and the firm.
Take care and stay safe,
With business increasingly being conducted virtually, we provide a Q&A comparison guide on virtual meetings and electronic signatures.
The pandemic is likely to result in increased trust litigation. We consider what practical steps trustees should be taking to protect their position.
We consider how ongoing restrictions as a result of the pandemic may affect economic substance compliance.
Business disruption may result in difficulties complying with contractual obligations. We consider what practical steps businesses need to take.
In an uncertain and changing world, we consider what practical steps directors need to take where their business is adversely affected.