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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]

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Freshfields, Norton Rose and Cravath lead in $18bn gold mining merger

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Norton Rose Fulbright and Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg have spearheaded a proposed merger to create the world’s largest gold miner, valued at $18bn (£13.7bn). The merger between two of the biggest players in the industry sees Canada’s Barrick Gold buy FTSE 100-listed US goldmining company rival Randgold Resources for $6bn, under an all-share […]

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Cravath, Kirkland and Sullivan on call for Heinz and Kraft merger

Cravath Swaine & Moore, Kirkland & Ellis and Sullivan & Cromwell have won the lead roles on the multi-billion dollar merger of food giants Kraft and Heinz. Kirkland corporate partners Jay Ptashek, Josh Korff, Bill Sorabella, Michael Kim and Nick Schwartz are advising HJ Heinz Company and the company’s part-owners 3G Capital on the deal.  […]

Paul Weiss ramps up NY corporate with Kirkland hire

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison is growing out its corporate team in New York, recruiting a partner from Kirkland & Ellis’ Manhattan office. Sarah Stasny is joining Paul Weiss, having started her legal career at Weil Gotshal & Manges in 2004. She made partner 10 years later and joined Kirkland in 2016. Stasny’s practice […]

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