May 22, 2022

JTC launches virtual Chief Sustainability Officer for ESG strategy and support

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JTC, the global professional services provider, has launched virtual Chief Sustainability Officer (vCSO), an innovative new service to help clients achieve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) ambitions.  The vCSO offering recognises that many organisations, from fund managers and corporates, to UHNWI and family offices, are struggling to navigate the rapidly evolving ESG landscape and […]

Philip Morris International Releases 2021 Sustainability Materiality Report

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Recently expanded sustainability materiality assessment informs priorities of PMI’s transformation, strategies for ESG goals, future targets, reporting, and emerging topics LAUSANNE, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 16, 2022–Today, Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) published its Sustainability Materiality Report 2021. Conducted in the second half of 2021, the sustainability materiality assessment helps identify the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues that […]

Cayman: CIIPA ESG committee convenes first meeting in 2022

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• CIIPA ESG committee focused on sustainable and socially responsible investing  • Members include key stakeholders from Cayman Islands Government, financial services and accountancy firms • Will examine Cayman’s impact on ESG initiatives globally and locally George Town, Cayman Islands, 18 January 2022 Several key stakeholders from the Cayman Islands Government, financial services industry and accountancy firms met […]

PwC announces new strategy and commitment to invest in digital, diversity and ESG in Caribbean region

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●  US$12 billion investment over the next five years, creating over 100,000 new jobs across the network, including the Caribbean ●  Initial commitments include new ESG Centres of Excellence, Leadership Institutes, accelerated deployment of emerging technologies and increased investment to support audit quality ●  Regional leadership appointments for ESG, Net Zero and Inclusion and Diversity […]

My top picks for The Lawyer’s In-house Financial Services Conference 2021

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By Catrin Griffiths, Editor, The Lawyer The 2021 edition of The Lawyer’sIn-house Financial Services Conference is just around the corner. Featuring over 15 webinars and roundtables to choose from, storytelling sessions for those interested in a genuine sharing and exchange of ideas, and virtual book clubs to help break the ice with fellow attendees, the programme has something for everyone. So, if you work with in-house counsel […]

Law firm can’t shake claims it aided $6M Facebook IPO scam

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From Law360 Law360, Los Angeles — A California judge refused Thursday to toss claims that Miller Barondess LLP helped a con man launder $5.8 million stolen from investors through a bogus deal to purchase pre-initial public offering shares of Facebook Inc. See related story: Con man had friends in legal places, firm says By Lorraine […]