Shaper: Steve Levine

Steve Levine is Founder and Owner of Manmade Soul and Co-founder and Director of radio production company, Magnum Opus Broadcasting. Starting his recording career as a trainee tape-op at CBS studios in 1975, Steve soon progressed to an “in house” recording engineer. He produced all of Culture Club’s classic hits and the bands’ three multi-platinum [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 5 days ago

Shaper: Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler is the Co-Founder of Lonely Planet. Setting off on a trip of a lifetime honeymoon in 1972, Tony and his wife Maureen founded Lonely Planet Publications in 1973 in order to publish ‘Across Asia on the Cheap’ – the story of their journey. Their breakthrough came after a trip to India allowed then [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 2 weeks ago

Fraud Insights: Protecting shareholder rights through unfair prejudice petitions

Where the affairs of a company are being or have been conducted in a manner that it is unfairly prejudicial to the interests of a shareholder, or an actual or proposed act or omission would be so prejudicial, a shareholder can apply to the Court under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006 through what [...]

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Fraud - 2 weeks ago

Shaper: Bernie de Le Cuona

Bernie de Le Cuona founded de Le Cuona, a specialist in luxury interior fabrics almost 25 years ago. She is one of the most successful female entrepreneurs in the interior textiles industry. She built a global luxury brand from humble beginnings and 26 years later the business has c £10 million annual turnover. Bernie carved [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 3 weeks ago

Now & Next: Democracy

Democracy provides the framework for our modern, western world. What impact will falling trust in politicians have on the world of business? How should companies navigate political upheaval? Expert advisors can help translate the uncertainty of the future. [...]

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Dispute Resolution - 3 weeks ago

Shapers: Matt Clifford & Alice Bentinck

Matt Clifford is the Co-Founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First, the leading technology company builder in Europe and South East Asia. Entrepreneur First invests in top technical individuals to help them build world-class, deep technology start-ups from scratch in six locations across Europe and Asia. Holding degrees from Cambridge and MIT, Matt started his career [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 4 weeks ago

Middle East embraces moves towards a future that’s digital and entrepreneurial

A hi-tech future fuelled by an entrepreneurial and technologically savvy generation underpins the vision of governments across the Middle East as they seek to reduce oil dependency and transform their economies. Challenges persist, not least of a regulatory and political nature, but momentum is gathering. This year is already set to break records for start-ups [...]

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Corporate, Immigration, Technology - 4 weeks ago

Shaper: Lord Bilimoria encore

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, DL is the Founder of Cobra Beer, Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited, a Joint Venture with Molson Coors, and Chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India. Born in Hyderabad, India, Karan moved to the UK at the age of 19 on a scholarship and received a diploma in accounting from [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 1 month ago

Fraud Insights: Worldwide freezing order continued despite allegations of delay

A recent decision of the High Court in PJSC National Bank Trust and PJSC Otkritie Bank Financial Corporation v Boris Mints and others [2019] EWHC 2061 (Comm) found that it was appropriate to continue a worldwide freezing order in circumstances where there was a good arguable case that the Defendants had used complex structures and methods, involving [...]

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Fraud - 1 month ago

Shaper: Dr Nick Taylor

After gaining a doctrine himself in clinical psychology and having worked in a leadership role for the NHS, Dr. Nick Taylor became interested in corporate wellness and how organisations can benefit by looking after their employees. Determined to implement a strategy that would enable the NHS to best support its workers, Nick realised that there was a clear [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 1 month ago

Shaper: Robin Tombs

Robin is a serial tech entrepreneur and investor. He is CEO and Co-founder of Yoti, the digital identity app. Prior to Yoti, Robin was Co-founder and Finance Director at Gamesys, one of the world’s leading online gaming operators. He is also a serial angel investor in a handful of technology companies and a trustee of [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 2 months ago

Shapers: Molly Goddard & Joel Jeffery

Molly Goddard is Co-Founder and Creative Director of Desmond & Dempsey and Joel Jeffery is Co-founder and CEO. Identifying a gap in the market, she and Joel launched their inaugural 100 Desmond & Dempsey pyjamas sets to deliver luxurious, affordable, cotton nightwear. Over the last four years, the brand has quickly built a strong international [...]

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Jazz Shapers - 2 months ago
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