Opinion

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Benjamin Wiles, managing director, restructuring advisory at Kroll, examines the state of the economy with respect to insolvency and the M&A market as the UK emerges from lockdown. The scale of the shock to the UK economy as a result of Covid is now clear following the Chancellor’s Budget.

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Claire Massie, Pinsent Masons head of banking & restructuring in Scotland, reveals how businesses will need to alter their operating model in an attempt to fight climate change. Climate change will require businesses in all sectors to reassess and change their operating model as part of the tran

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Ian Leach, partner at BLM in Scotland, details the issues surrounding the future of motor insurance in a post-Brexit Scotland. Scots law has had - and continues to have - many influences, from ancient Rome to the modern day parliaments and courts. European, UK and Scottish legislation all continue t

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Iain Penman, senior associate at Brodies LLP, discusses the changes to Scotland's bankruptcy laws in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Last year, temporary changes to the bankruptcy process were brought in by the Scottish Government, to help individuals financially impacted by the pandemic. Scot

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Paula Barlow, probate manager at global financial services firm ZEDRA, discusses the importance of understanding probate and inheritance tax. Inheritance tax has attracted a lot of negative media attention, with many describing the tax as ‘complex and confusing’ and in need of a complete

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Jae Fassam, partner at law firm CMS, discusses the increasing role of Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) in Scottish businesses. As Scotland recovers from COVID-19 and businesses adjust to a new, post-Brexit landscape, rebuilding the economy in a sustainable manner will be the core focus over the

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Jack Anderson, a consultant specialising in wealth management at Core-Asset Consulting, details how wealth management may bring new jobs to Scotland. Wealth management could enjoy a jobs boom in Scotland, with national firms likely to set up regional hubs here as part of a post-pandemic recovery str

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Dean Ward, managing director of the DCW Group, a professional residential and commercial development consultancy, outlines the benefits of combining the fintech and proptech markets. There are numerous trends which are predicted to define the property sector’s growth in 2021; from virtual view

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Suzi Smith, commercial litigation associate at Shoosmiths in Scotland, discusses the significance of the recent launch of the Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) for SMEs. The Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS), launched on 15 February 2021, is a new dispute resolution service aimed a

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