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To the point finance – CEE

In this edition of TTP Finance, we share our views on some legal developments in the CEE region that will be relevant in the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reciprocal enforcement of judgments in Guernsey

Volatile markets and economic downturns typically lead to increases in commercial litigation. Onshore proceedings can commonly involve offshore structures and we anticipate a growth in cases requiring the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Climate Finance – Where do asset managers fit in?

The initial focus following the signing of the Paris Agreement was on the commitments made by governments from around the world to take action to combat climate change. The term climate finance was equated with the financial resources committed by governments for investment in the transition to a climate neutral global economy.

Uber v Aslam: a win for workers

On 19 February 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of workers in the Uber v Aslam case, marking the end of Uber’s landmark employment battle. The decision means that Uber drivers must now be treated as workers rather than as self-employed, entitling them to the employment rights that come alongside that.

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Serious Fraud Office suffers setback after Supreme Court decision

The Supreme Court has dealt a blow to the UK’s fraud office, ruling today that the Serious Fraud Office cannot force a non-UK company to produce documents as part of an investigation. The High Court had originally ruled in favour of the SFO in a 2018 decision, with the Court of Appeal upholding this decision. […]

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Retirement sparks search for senior HR hire at Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance‘s longstanding head of people and talent is set to retire after more than 20 years, with the firm scanning the market for a replacement. Partner Laura King was also a member of the executive leadership and operations group at the magic circle firm, where she has led the global HR function. She joined […]

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Debevoise litigation team lands at Hogan Lovells

Debevoise & Plimpton has lost a City litigation team to Hogan Lovells. Commercial litigation partners Kevin Lloyd and Richard Lawton join the firm alongside counsel Akima Lambert and associate Ardil Salem, who also join as partners. Lloyd moves to Debevoise from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), where he was head of contentious restructuring/insolvency and a board […]

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