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Considerations for listed companies in response to Covid-19

COVID-19 continues to cause unprecedented disruption to all business operations, which includes the annual corporate calendar for listed public companies when preparing and filing accounts, holding AGMs and making dividend payments to their shareholders. Below is a summary of the key considerations.

Mind the gap – How to effect a safe return to work

As the UK remains in lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty abounds about when a return to “normal” life can be expected. Government commentary suggests social distancing may continue for the rest of the year, raising questions about how to effect a safe return to work.

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New legal head for Merrill Lynch

US investment bank Merrill Lynch is reshuffling its legal department and replacing the general counsel, who has been in the post for 17 years. Rosemary Berkery, who is currently senior vice-president and director of US private client marketing and investments, is set to succeed Stephen Hammerman.She has been with Merrill Lynch since 1983, before which […]

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