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By Shaz Aziz, Director of Client Solutions and Engagement, Neota Logic The pubs are open. The hairdressers are back. The country is starting to move again. As we begin to re-emerge, blinking, into the world, it’s inevitable that we will fall back into some old patterns. Companies are no different. It would be easy for […]

Looking to the future with a new UK insolvency regime

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) promises to bring into effect a mixture of temporary measures to alleviate the problems created by the Covid-19 pandemic and some permanent reforms to the UK restructuring and insolvency regime.

Podcast series #2 – The build-to-rent sector post Covid-19

In this Podcast Shoosmiths real estate partner, Judy Fawcett, and Andrew Wells, Partner & Head of Leeds Office at Allsops, discuss which parts of the wider Residential Investment market are most active and so present the best opportunities post COVID-19. Click below to listen to the first in the series.

To the point: technology & digitalisation l June 2020

Hot water instead of toxic substances. Bags that can’t be stolen. Phosphorus that can be “recycled”. “Waste pieces” with a cult character. Beer with “rhythm & beat”. Austrian Patent Office President Mariana Karepova was delighted to announce the truly innovative ideas and solutions nominated for the Austrian “Staatspreis Patent”, a state prize awarded for trendsetting […]

Rise in venture capital-backed tech in response to pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilised global markets. However, the crisis has encouraged swift adaptations in all walks of life and the development of innovative living and working patterns as a result of lockdowns around the world.




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Norton Rose Sydney financial institutions head joins Ashurst ahead of Australian merger

Norton Rose Fulbright Sydney partner and head of financial institutions Chris Redden has left the firm for Ashurst, two weeks before Norton Rose’s merger with Australian firm Henry Davis York. Redden has joined Ashurst’s Sydney office as a partner as part of the firm’s strategy to build up its project finance practice in Asia Pacific. He has advised on many international and cross-border financings across several sectors such as oil and gas, infrastructure, mining and energy.

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