Linklaters and the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to automate the Global Master Securities Lending Agreement (‘GMSLA’), the GMSLA Security Interest 2018 (‘Pledge’) the recently published Master Confirmation Annex (‘MCA’) and related documents on the CreateiQ contract automaton platform. Subscribing ISLA members will be able to access a digitised version of the ISLA Clause Library on CreateiQ.
Recent years have seen a step up in the offering of dedicated commercial courts across the world, often with the promotion of them as dispute resolution “hubs”. This has left businesses who wish to litigate their disputes with lots of choice; but are they all alike and what do they offer? In this new cross-border review from our Global Dispute Resolution practice we take a closer look at some of the centres around the world by reference to a number of key questions.
Investigations, either internal or external, often pose significant legal and reputational risks to businesses. Despite their importance, the process of investigating can often feel cumbersome and stuck in the past. Opus 2 Investigations is a tailor-made solution that provides lawyers and clients a more flexible and connected way of working throughout the lifecycle of an investigation.
The UK National Security and Investment Act 2021 started applying on 4 January 2022. The Act radically overhauls foreign investment screening in the UK, by creating a standalone regime with some of the highest levels of scrutiny in the world. In this series, we feature a number of resources, including a high-level summary of the key provisions of the Act, together with podcasts and blog posts dealing with specific aspects of this new regime.
Welcome to Diversity Talks, a podcast collaboration between Linklaters and Bank of America. In this series, we will be discussing the latest trends in Diversity & Inclusion in both organisations and beyond.
Delivering technological innovation to the timescales required to achieve the net zero transition goals will require rapid change across all aspects of the global economy. A range of technologies are being developed and deployed to enable businesses to make this transition. At Linklaters we have a global team ready to support businesses on this journey. Read more about how we support businesses investing in net zero tech and navigating an increasingly complex regulatory landscape.