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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.


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Firms on standby as GCs fret over their influencer status

>With in-house lawyers predicting a widening pipeline of Covid-induced legal challenges, general counsel will see their influence escalate over the next 12 months. This is good news for institutional legal advisers, who can expect a boom in referrals as clients battle the fallout while their own in-house resources come under pressure. According to research by […]

The Lawyer Awards in association with Travelers

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 disruption, it has become apparent that coming together for The Lawyer Awards ceremony in its usual format will not be possible this year. However The Lawyer team, our judges and sponsors all agree that it is vital for the hard work showcased in the 500+ excellent submissions received this […]

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BCLP keeps US focus in latest promotions round

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has promoted 20 lawyers to its partnership, a bigger pool than 2019 that sees a similar number of elevations in the City. The merged firm’s promotions will be effective from January 2021, taking the firm’s partner headcount up to 545, and include four partners made up in London, one less […]

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