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Food & Drink Update – September 2020

Guidance on the latest food and drink rules, including post-furlough planning and workforce measures manufacturers, Brexit and the workforce – how to prepare for upcoming changes, protecting innovation in the food & drink industry, and more.

Coronavirus business interruption test case – judgment in the “insurance case of the century”

Flaux LJ and Butcher J today handed down judgment in the test case brought by the FCA to explore whether hundreds of thousands of businesses can recover under their business interruption policies for losses caused by the pandemic, in the “insurance case of the century” – the only claim heard under the Financial List Test Case Scheme. Many of those businesses will, today, be celebrating a fantastic win for them.

Cayman Islands Update: Economic substance guidance notes V3 issued

On 13 July 2020, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (the “DITC”) issued version 3.0 of the Guidance on Economic Substance for Geographically Mobile Activities (the “Guidance”) pursuant to the ES Law (as defined below). This replaces the previous version 2.0 of the Guidance issued on 30 April 2019.

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Dentons dubs Warsaw partner its ‘chief mindfulness officer’

Dentons has appointed a ‘chief mindfulness officer’ for Europe in an attempt to develop its lawyers’ emotional intelligence. Warsaw-based partner Karina Furga-Dabrowska has been handed the role as an acknowledgement of her role in the launch of NextMind, Dentons’ wellbeing programme. Furga-Dabrowska has been with the firm since 2006 and is co-head of its tax advisory […]

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Orrick partner moves to Dentons after Moscow office closure

Dentons has brought in a new partner from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, following the closing of the US firm’s office in Moscow at the end of 2017. Corporate partner Konstantin Kroll is leaving London to join Dentons’ Moscow office. Kroll spent over six years at Orrick, having joined its Russian base in 2014 as a […]

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