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Every business exit is different and a seller’s requirements will vary depending on the nature of their target business, the parties involved and the wider commercial climate. Even so, common issues crop up regularly.

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Kennedys set to divvy out pay increases after Covid delay

Kennedys has decided to conduct its annual salary review for staff, having initially postponed it at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The firm was set to divvy out salary increases for non-lawyers in May and for lawyers in September. However, this was postponed due to the global pandemic. The firm will now press ahead […]

Keystone reports Gunnercooke partner to SRA

A complaint against a Gunnercooke restructuring partner has been made to the Solicitors Regulation Authority by Keystone, in relation to an insolvency dispute involving the two firms. In 2018, Gunnercooke partner Séamas Gray was instructed by the liquidators of Grosvenor Property Developers, after the student accommodation company was wound up. The matter is the subject […]

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Latham advises on Airbnb IPO filing

US firm Latham & Watkins will take on legal duties as rental company Airbnb has filed confidential IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission. No details are available yet on the specifics around the public offering. Share price and the shares that are going to be offered will be announced at a later stage. […]

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