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Results of the 2021 Canadian federal election

The Liberal Party of Canada failed to secure a majority in Parliament, but will form another minority government. Little has changed in terms of seat counts, and the composition of the House of Commons will be largely the same in Canada’s 44th Parliament as it was in the 43rd.

Payment for order flow: duty to clients

The discussion around payment for order flow (or PFOF) has been going on for some time in the UK, is nascent in the EU and rages in the US (particularly in relation to retail broking).

Q&A: Supply of goods to Saudi Arabia and GCC preferential tax treatment

Are you considering supplying goods from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? If the answer is yes, then this is a must-read to check if you qualify for GCC preferential tax treatment (including custom duty exemption), and the commercial implications you need to consider if you don’t.

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Cooley sets aside £22m for London office move

Cooley has spent about £22m for its upcoming move to its new London headquarters, its LLP accounts show. The firm is to take up new office space in TwentyTwo Bishopsgate, moving from the 69 Old Broad Street building that housed the firm’s practices since its London launch in 2015. The London office of the US firm […]

The insurance big beasts in line for the post-virus litigation wave

The discussions over force majeure are currently theoretical, but in practice the pandemic will provoke a spike in insurance litigation. Insurance companies will need the big guns, but their choices are limited thanks to consolidation. Today the market is dominated by three firms which house some of the busiest litigators in the market: Clyde & […]

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Quinn and DLA secure mandates on NMC Health investigation

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and DLA Piper have both been retained by the joint administrators of NMC Health as the investigation gets underway into the collapse of the former listed company. The Lawyer understands that Quinn replaced Linklaters in acting for the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) during the initial administration proceedings, with the […]

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