Sniffing out the trends in the ISDA World

A dog sniffing the airFrom a recruiter’s perspective, 2018 was another unpredictable but active year.

Mergers and Acquisitions

A dog sniffing the airAn alternative career for corporate and tax lawyers..

Bitcoin

Picture of a bitcoinThe rapidly developing area of Fintech has been hard to miss in the news and top company rankings over the past few years. Whilst this is seen by many as the buzzword within financial services, many lawyers I have spoken to are unsure as to; what the sector covers, how to get into it and what it’s actually like to work in such an innovative new sector.

Palm trees, a beach and the sea on a sunny day

Palm trees, a beach and the sea on a sunny dayBucket and spade – check, speedos – check…… Work phone and laptop with full remote login capabilities… Hmmm.

VAT (Value Added Tax) on stacks of gold coins

VAT (Value Added Tax) on stacks of gold coinsThe six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman – agreed in 2016 to introduce VAT as a means to diversify government revenue sources and reduce reliance on crude oil exports after oil prices made a sharp drop in mid-2014.