Ireland: all-island strategy
The potential to develop a complete all-island strategy may seem limited by circumstance, but some law firms think otherwise
It is nearly 25 years since the late Lord (David) Trimble and his nationalist counterpart John Hume were awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize for Peace. Their combined efforts helped to secure the Good Friday Agreement, which aimed to bring lasting peace to Northern Ireland and to transform relationships across the island of Ireland.
Following the British Irish Intergovernmental Conference of 2006, an important study was published on the future of the all-island economy – a project that was firmly in the ascendant in the years following the Good Friday Agreement. In a joint foreword, Dermot Ahern, then Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Peter Hain, then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, concluded: “This study makes clear the strong economic imperative driving north/south co-operation. To be globally competitive we must exploit the opportunities of all-island collaboration.”
May 2023 News
Securitisation and Cayman Orphan SPVs – Part One
In the first in a series of three articles, Paul Trewartha and Simon Lawrenson, Partners at Mourant Hong Kong, examine the key features of a securitisation vehicle and the advantages of utilising an Orphan SPV in the Cayman Islands for a securitisation transaction.
April 2023 News
Global geo-politics: taking stock
Geoff Cook, Chair of Mourant Consulting, takes a closer look at global geo-politics – looking at the US strengthening its relationships with allies, the war in Ukraine, and the Chinese president visiting Russia to strengthen their economic and military ties.