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Gordon Jackson QC Next weekend I'm going to a reunion to celebrate, if that's the right word, 50 years since going to Dundee to study law. There were four women in the class. Some years later I joined the Faculty. Four women there as well. The law clearly was the preserve of white men with the odd t

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Claire Armstrong Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS) earlier this month saw the bell ring at the London Stock Exchange for the IPO of Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust raising more than £55 million.

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Stephen Gold As someone brought up with very little money, whose life has been enhanced beyond measure by education, news of further decline in the literacy and numeracy of Scotland’s children feels very personal to me. But at least social attitudes have much improved since I was a child.

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Alan McDonald (pictured) explains a decision on enforcement of assigned standard securities. It has always been commonplace, particularly in recent years, for secured lenders to assign the benefit of standard securities in their favour. It is also perfectly normal for portfolios of such securities t

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Alan McDonald (pictured) looks at a case clarifying the "pre-action requirements" required of standard security grantees. In Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Mirza the Sheriff Appeal Court considered arguments relating to the application of the pre-action requirements incumbent upon secured lenders unde

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Margaret Mitchell MSP Following the publication of the Justice Committee's report on COPFS, committee convenor, Margaret Mitchell MSP, looks at the issues ahead for Scotland's prosecution body.

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David Gourlay David Gourlay explains the details of the Financial Conduct Authority's discussion paper on distributed ledger technology (DLT) (DP17/3) which closes for comment on 17 July 2017.

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