Related briefings

UKIPO summarises how Brexit will impact the UK IP System

Brexit is nearly upon us. It is likely to affect many businesses operating in the UK which rely on the protection, exploitation and enforcement of rights in their key brands, technology, software, digital assets and other creative works.

Silicon Valley comes to the UK

Highlights from a virtual summit for entrepreneurs and founders of start up and scale up businesses in the technology sector.

Latest Briefings

CEE: Competition Monthly Bulletin – September/October 2020

Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, antitrust, and unfair competition in the region. Merger Control Antitrust – Cartel Prohibition Antitrust – Abuse of Dominance Unfair Competition Sector enquiries, legislation and guidance

ESMA publishes a report on funds’ resilience to future shocks

On 12 November 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a report presenting its analysis and conclusions on the readiness of certain investment funds that have significant exposure to corporate debt and real estate assets to potential future adverse shocks, as well as five priority action areas which would contribute to their future […]

Coronavirus Angola | Miscellaneous changes

Among the provisional and exceptional measures in force pending the state of emergency, we would like to further highlight, the following: the authorities are authorized to request to electronic communication operators detailed records of telephone calls and other support items exclusively for purposes of tracing citizens suspected of being infected by, or confirmed cases of, […]

Recommended

Andrew Leaitherland, DWF

There are few leaders who have had as much of an impact on their firm as DWF’s Andrew Leaitherland. At the end of 2017, he was reappointed as managing partner for a fifth consecutive term. Indeed, he is DWF’s first and only managing partner. Since originally taking on the role, Leaitherland has helped transform DWF […]

Denise Gibson, Allen & Overy

Referring to Allen & Overy partner Denise Gibson as a rising star is an understatement. Although only into her fifth year as a partner, Gibson has been widely recognised by her peers as having developed an exceptional banking practice in the City. Leveraging her previous experience as an executive director at Goldman Sachs responsible for […]

Frances Coats, Ardonagh Group

After jointly leading the five-way merger and the bond, bank finance and convertible debt refinancing that created the Ardonagh Group in 2017, last year saw Ardonagh’s dynamic chief counsel Frances Coats lead on one of the group’s acquisitions, two private bond taps, adding additional lenders to the company’s revolving credit facility and a backstop letter […]

London Stock Exchange

DWF partners braced for five-year lock-in after IPO

DWF equity partners are facing a capital lock-in period of five years should the firm float on the London Stock Exchange, the firm’s registration document has revealed. The clause states that partners would be “subject to a phased lock up” which expires upon the announcement of the group’s financial results in April 2024. When asked […]

Find legal roles

Make your next move with The Lawyer Careers. Search and apply for thousands of vacancies, or receive email alerts for new roles when they go live. Whether you're looking at private practice, in-house legal or an exciting business support role, you'll find your future here.

Search vacancies