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10 Nov
Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Investing – The Way Forward

By Jamila Sealy ESG investing, also known as “sustainable investing” or “impact investing” refers to a type of investment which prioritizes environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors or outcomes. ESG factors are therefore non-financial performance indicators that investors...

31 Oct
BLURRED LINES – USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO COMMERCIALIZE BRANDS

By Fanta Punch Fans of the immensely successful Netflix production Bridgerton have no doubt been keenly following the recent claim brought by Netflix Worldwide Entertainment LLC ( “Netflix”)  against the team of Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear (“Barlow &...

27 Oct
DEFAMATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE

By Catherine Ramnarine Social media and messaging platforms have revolutionized communication in the digital age, making it possible for the average person to reach a much wider audience than was previously possible. The ease of communicating through these platforms...

18 Sep
Share purchase acquisitions in T&T

Considering acquiring a local business and not sure of the process? Several things can have a significant impact on the timing and costs of the transaction, high among them is the method of acquiring the business. The structure...

29 Aug
Merger Control Snapshot

M. Hamel-Smith & Co. is pleased to share its Merger Control Snapshot, authored by  M. Glenn Hamel-Smith, Partner, Head – Banking & Finance at M. Hamel-Smith & Co.  ...

28 Aug
Agency Relationships and Liability

In many day to day transactions, you may hear the term “agency” or that one person is acting as the “agent” of a company or another person or other entity, known as a “principal”. What does this really...

31 Jul
From Inception to Termination – Mergers & Acquisitions

When Twitter’s board agreed to sell the company for approximately US$44 Billion to Elon Musk, many looked on in shock and there was a feeling in the air that some controversy was bound to erupt. Although Twitter and...