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ESG Directors Duties Bill fails to get Select Committee endorsement

Written by David Alizade PARTNER; Darryl King PARTNER; Janice Lamont LAWYER on June 30th, 2023.    

A bill which would have expressly allowed company directors to consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors has failed to receive select committee endorsement following strong opposition during the select committee process. 

Topics: Business

Using Trade Marks to Protect Your Brand

Written by David Alizade PARTNER; Xanthe Mowat LAWYER on June 26th, 2023.    

A strong, distinctive brand is a valuable asset of your business that will enable you to stand out from your competitors and build loyalty and trust with your customers. It is important to protect that asset and the best way to do this is use trade mark protection for your brand. In this article, we explain what trade marks are and the benefits of using trade mark protection.


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