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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


Careers: People

Milwaukee firm Foley & Lardner has appointed Carl Rosenfield as of counsel in the health law department. Rosenfield, who joins the Boston office from private practice, previously served as deputy general counsel and advocacy office director for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Atlanta firm King & Spalding has appointed a new partner to its […]

Nigeria justice minister pledges reforms

The 50th anniversary Commonwealth Law Conference kicked off this morning (Monday 12 September) with a keynote speech by the Nigerian Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, Chief Bayo Ojo. Ojo delivered a speech written by Nigerian President Chief Olesegun Obasanjo, who was unable to attend the conference due to his presence at the United Nations this […]


Shore things?

Some believe their days are numbered, but offshore trusts could well be due a renaissance. Andrew Penney investigates

Glass does all-white Guinness

More great cocktails and spectacular views were on show last Wednesday night (7 September) at Glass Consultancy’s late summer bash. The drinks and collection of beautiful lawyers more than made up for the shockingly bad football that was kindly (or unkindly?) on display, thanks to Jonathan Glass himself. In fact, the great man almost stole […]

Susan Launi: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings’ senior European counsel Susan Launi knows that no rating agency is perfect, but argues that outside regulation is the wrong way to go. By Lorraine Cushnie

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