On Thursday 2 July Alexander Rhodes, Head of Mishcon Purpose, moderated a panel discussion on conservation with Dr. Winnie Kiiru, Senior Technical Advisor, Elephant Protection Initiative, Kevin Pietersen, Founder, Sorai and Paul Milton, Founder, Milton Advisors, and John E. Scanlon, Special Envoy, African Parks.
By way of follow up to our Ivory Act seminar held on 6 March, we can confirm that on 18 May 2020 the Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge to last year’s High Court ruling (see here) that the Ivory Act 2018, which introduces wide ranging prohibitions on the trade in ivory, was proportionate.
As the fastest growing economic region in the world, Asia has never been a more important market, offering significant opportunities for family businesses, entrepreneurs and global companies alike.
What does philanthropy look like today? Between billionaires giving away more than ever before and the creative ways encouraging the rest of us to give money, how altruistic is this new age of giving?
The Ivory Act 2018 (“Ivory Act”) received Royal Assent on the 20th December 2018. Mishcon de Reya advised on the draft legislation and provisions during the consultation. The legislation addresses the import, export and domestic trade in ivory. The resultant effect is a near total ban on the trade in any ivory items within the
There are many visa options available to individuals or families looking to relocating to the UK. The best route for each person will depend on the main purpose of their relocation and their long term plans.
For many of years, a small group of businesses have been well-known for their commitment to driving change in society.
Mishcon de Reya was delighted to host Lanre Akinola, Editor of Nurmara, the Africa news specialist, for a roundtable discussion as he launched the first Nurmara News Barometer.
Charlie Mayhew MBE is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Tusk Trust – the wildlife conservation charity.
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On 1 August 2019, Tom Grogan, Co-Lead of the Blockchain Group, spoke to delegates in Kampala, Uganda on the possible application of distributed ledger technologies on user identity management platforms.
Morag Ofili is travelling to Lagos, Nigeria with the Ministry of Justice as part of the ‘Legal Services are GREAT’ international marketing campaign.