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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


Solicitors Regulation Authority

Regulator fines Womble Bond Dickinson duo after firm rebuke

Two partners have been hit with a fine from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), after an investigation into an account held by Womble Bond Dickinson. The investigation was related to a previous SRA decision, where the firm was rebuked and fined in August 2020. It concerned the use of an account held for Client A, […]

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Squire Patton Boggs makes 19 UK redundancies

Squire Patton Boggs has concluded its UK redundancy round, with 19 administrative roles cut. The firm launched a redundancy consultation process in September following the adoption of new ways of working amid the coronavirus pandemic. It confirmed that it has cut 19 administrative roles across its four UK offices. SPB added: “It is a difficult […]

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