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Edinburgh is still holding its own as one of Europe’s most influential financial services hubs despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

The first six months of 2019 has seen strong levels of activity in financial services, with a range of deals taking place in the last quarter which showed UK financial services organisations continuing to make ambitious strategic investment decisions at both domestic and international levels. 

A new advice service dedicated to working with companies to enhance their boardroom governance has been launched by Burness Paull LLP.

The independent law firm has assembled a trio of heavyweight consultants with exceptional experience in corporate business, both in legal and governance roles, to deliver the new offering.

They are: David Elston - who has advised PLCs, mutual and private businesses, particularly in the financial sector, and has recently worked with Santander and the Phoenix Group; Donald McPherson, former General Counsel and Group Company Secretary of FTSE-li

Boardroom leaders from across the UK will gather in Edinburgh on Wed 22 May to discuss the impact of corporate governance on how companies will do businesses in the future.

Over 100 delegates will attend the 2019 Scottish conference of the ICSA: The Governance Institute, where the focus will be on the ‘governance of tomorrow’.