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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


Clifford Chance offers Covid jabs to German staff

Clifford Chance has started an internal vaccination campaign, The Lawyer can reveal, administering Covid-19 vaccines in-house to its German headcount. It is understood that the magic circle firm has ordered around 110 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, recently branded under the name Comirnaty, as part of two rounds of vaccinations available to about 700 staff […]

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Employment Tribunal sides with Reed Smith in ex-trainee dispute

Reed Smith has claimed a further win in an ongoing discrimination dispute launched by a former trainee. In a spoken judgment handed down yesterday, the Employment Tribunal found that the ex-trainee had little prospect of success in succeeding in his victimisation claims, ordering him to make a deposit order of £100. The claimant, named in […]

Zoom and the $1trn M&A deals

$1trn in M&A deals have been conducted remotely since lockdown, making due diligence and synergies harder for IHLs. They discuss the challenges in this roundtable.

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