Knowledge is key to our business success
Working closely with our clients we have developed a number of commercially focused products that are designed to assist our clients to maximise value and manage risk.
Innovative working practices
Tools such as deal-maNageR and Risk-maNageR, originally developed to support M&A clients manage the deal process and any risks associated with implementation, have proved so successful that they have been adapted to support our clients in other areas too, including principles-based regulation and outsourcing transactions.
Our on-line services
We have a number of knowledge portals designed to assist its clients to keep up to date with the latest developments, rules and guidance in a number of areas relating to financial services, insurance and corporate governance. We can enhance the content of each portal to include materials that we develop as part of our relationship with you. Links to the portals can be accessible to your team from their desktops or as an extension of your intranet.
Our alert services provide up to the minute information on legal developments across a series of markets and sectors.
Accessible via the web, this suite of products is designed for in-house counsel, compliance departments and company secretaries at financial institutions and other organisations to help keep up to date and manage risk in their key markets and jurisdictions. These services have been developed by our in-house experts in response to client demand.
The current portfolio of products comprises:
- Asset Finance Alerts - focuses on developments in law relevant to the Basel 2 treatment of asset-secured financings
- Credit Risk Mitigant Alerts - focuses on changes in law which may affect the treatment of certain credit risk mitigation arrangements in connection with a loan portfolio
- Commercial Real Estate Alerts - focuses on changes in law affecting the effectiveness or enforceability of security arrangements over commercial real estate
dealSmart is our Internet-based Deal Room giving clients direct access to documents as they are drafted or received. It provides better security than email or fax as access is protected by password and our firewall. You can access dealSmart from any computer with an Internet connection - anywhere in the world.
Knowledge sharing with clients
We are also able to offer clients access to specialist research and business resources, including our library information services and our company information & secretarial services. We produce regular financial services webcasts, online training and compliance programmes and know-how feeds to clients’ intranets.
Our legal updates (specialist legal publications, webcasts and seminars) focus on legal and regulatory developments across the broad range of our legal specialisations, industry sectors and jurisdictions We produce regular on-line legal updaters on pensions, insurance, financial services, construction and infrastructure and employment. We also produce single-topic briefings providing more in-depth analysis on significant developments.
ecomply is our comprehensive online legal compliance training tool for businesses. It has been designed to assist our clients to establish and implement an effective and readily accessible legal compliance training program for management and employees. ecomply is interactive and user-friendly. The ecomply training content can be customised to target specific legal risk areas and operational requirements. The ecomply program can also be tailored to meet training and technical requirements.