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Non-contact business landscape

The current coronavirus pandemic has made physical business meetings difficult. This guide covers 10 jurisdictions, providing an overview of electronic contracting, governance and procedural possibilities, focusing on selected key areas.

Legal responsibilities of (web) hosting providers – Instagram, Facebook and Youtube

In the digitalized world order, many needs and topics such as communication, socialization, and information are provided through the internet environment. Contents, data and information are transmitted over the internet and made available by transmission. The increasing use of the Internet every day and the widening of its usage areas brought along the necessity of […]

Why it’s the perfect time to implement a platform solution

One of the few good things about lockdown is the way it’s encouraged us to tackle overdue domestic chores. Hey, even if that just meant tidying our sock drawer, we feel better as a result. So why not take this opportunity to do something similar in your legal practice?


DLA Piper is highly ranked in a number of sectors by Gvardia magazine

DLA Piper in Ukraine has been highly ranked in a number of sectors by legal magazine Gvardia. The law firm was ranked in the top three in Gvardia for real estate; in the top 10 for banking, insurance, information technology and telecommunications, securities and agribusiness; and top 15 for energy and pharma. The ranking methodology […]

Domestic RHI heats up as government finally responds to consultation

Following an extensive consultation on how financial incentives would be best suited to drive uptake of renewable heat technologies in homes, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that it intends to expand the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to homeowners, private and social landlords, third-party owners of heating systems and people who […]


Mergers drive growth

Consolidation pushes up revenues among the UK’s top firms, with DWF the leading beneficiary Mergers have been the driving force behind revenue growth for 2012/13. DWF is the biggest grower so far, with revenues up by 84 per cent to £188m from £102m, thanks in part to its £3.5m rescue takeover of failing Cobbetts in […]

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Clifford Chance makes new move into Italian competition with Bonelli hire

Clifford Chance has hired a Italian partner dedicated to competition law with the appointment of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo partner Luciano Di Via. Di Via will join Clifford Chance’s Rome office in August, although he will split his time between the Italian capital and the country’s finance centre Milan. The hire follows the departure of Cristoforo […]

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Portugal’s Miranda expands alliance into Cameroon

Portuguese-led alliance Miranda has added its tenth African office, tying up with Cameroon’s Abeng Law Firm as it continues to expand across the continent. Abeng is the fourth firm to join the alliance from a francophone country, following Gabon, the Republic of the Congo (also known as Congo-Brazzaville) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo […]

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