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'Green Finance' enters the mainstream

Published on 25 June 2019. By Edward Colville, Legal Director and Lorcan Treacy, Trainee Solicitor

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With the UK's recent commitment to cut emissions to net zero by 2050, the financial sector is looking to 'green finance' to encourage investment in sustainable and environmentally-friendly businesses. Recent examples, like Nokia's €1.5 billion credit facility announced last week, show that environmental impact is becoming a key consideration for lenders and borrowers.

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Trump calls out Chinese IP practices

Published on 29 November 2017. By Lorcan Treacy, Trainee Solicitor

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Although Donald Trump implicitly calling Kim-Jong Un 'short and fat' might have stolen the headlines, the President's first official visit to Asia has also indicated that he is serious about his 'America First' policy, and protecting intellectual property.

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Luxury fast fashion

Published on 26 September 2017. By Amelia Cave, Associate and Lorcan Treacy, Trainee Solicitor

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The world of high-end fashion has relied on a stable business model for decades; luxury collections are previewed at major fashion events, anticipation builds and then up to six months later products actually go on sale. But it was clear from last week's London Fashion Week that the luxury fashion model is changing as some brands seek to take advantage of consumer demand for fast fashion.

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