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Emma Heffernan advises public and private companies. on mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, licensing arrangements, commercial contracts, and general corporate governance issues across a number of industries.

On 20 April 2022, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its Policy Statement PS 22/3 on disclosures regarding diversity and inclusion targets for the boards and executive committees of UK-listed companies. These measures reflect the growing importance of  Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) considerations, and have gained particular traction in the financial services sector,