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FCA test case ruling – welcome news for businesses

The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

Can SECR fill the void where ESOS failed?

Whilst Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) could be seen at first glance as a watered down ESOS without the site audits, it has the ability to deliver a wide range of energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures for organisations for years to come in a way that ESOS alone will never achieve.

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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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