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On-demand webinar: Cross-border legal considerations in the Covid-19 area

For companies whose operations and workforces span the Canadian and United States border, COVID-19 has presented a range of new obstacles – particularly with respect to corporate transactions, commercial contracts and employment law. This webinar offers timely strategies designed to help your business navigate these and other areas.

Top 5 legal considerations every tech entrepreneur should know

As an entrepreneur trying to get your business off the ground, there are many factors to think about and the legal “stuff” may easily be forgotten. In this article, we touch on the top 5 considerations entrepreneurs need to think about when starting out.

UAE foreign ownership laws – a new chapter of investment opportunity?

News reports published on 23 November 2020 (for more information see the Emirates News Agency’s press release and Gulf News’ report) made the exciting announcement that the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) is abolishing: the restrictions on foreign ownership of limited liability companies; and the requirement that a branch of a foreign company appoints a UAE […]

On-demand webinar: HR hot topics 2020

The webinar covers many hot topics that HR professionals and business owners face on a daily basis, and examines managing a remote workforce, staffing challenges during COVID-19, mental health, legal developments of 2020 and what’s coming in 2021.

What does it take to run a successful senior living operation?

In this on-demand webinar, Dominic Morris is joined by Phil Schmid, Julia Ashley, Nick Edwards, Tom Lord and Andrew Brown discussing what it takes to run a best of class retirement community. The panel looks at the resident experience, the growing use of technology in meeting residents’ needs and how the sector is embracing the ESG challenge.

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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.


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City heavyweights to rake in £9m on Virgin Money takeover

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Clifford Chance are among the firms in line to pocket up to £9m in fees after the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money. According to documents published this week, legal fees expected to be incurred by Virgin Money total £4.7m. Virgin Money is being represented by A&O partners David Broadley and George […]


Coding – a skill all lawyers should have?

The speed of technological progress in the legal industry is raising new questions on how best to equip lawyers in dealing with ever more sophisticated tools. For some law firms, making sure fee-earners are tech-savvy enough to be up to the task means they need to understand the basic rules of coding; the “alphabet” behind […]

Accounts Committee queries Linklaters' £13m rail bonanza

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has criticised the Government for the way it paid Linklaters & Paines more than £13m for advice on the sale of the first three rail franchises. The report criticises the Office of Passenger Rail Franchising, Opraf, for not using a competitive tender to choose Linklaters and for not […]


GVC legal head makes post-merger move to Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle has appointed a new general counsel as current GC Robert Gibber steps down after nearly 30 years at the helm of the prominent British ingredients brand. Lindsay Beardsell will take on the role of executive vice president and general counsel at Tate & Lyle from 17 September 2018. Consisting of a team of […]

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