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FCA issues credit brokers portfolio strategy letter

By Jeanette Burgess In March 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its ‘Approach to Supervision’ document setting out how it planned to supervise firms. As part of its strategy, the FCA groups the firms it regulates into ‘portfolios’ based on the type of work they carry out and sends a letter every two years […]

Real Estate matters – Winter 2019/Spring 2020

By Martin McKeague, Elle Sugden, Steve Nixon, David Manda This briefing discusses the following topics in detail. Landlords Beware: Court Of Appeal Finds CRAR Can Waive Right To Forfeit Landlord’s Works V Tenant’s Quiet Enjoyment: Practical Solutions To A Perennial Problem Persistent Problems With Trespassers: What Can Landowners Do? Modifying Covenants: Unlocking Value In Leasehold […]

Cartels – Enforcement, appeals & damages actions

By Miguel Mendes Pereira, João Francisco Barreiros Overview of the law and enforcement regime relating to cartels João Lourenço took office as the President of the Republic of Angola in September 2017. He replaced José Eduardo dos Santos, who led the country for 38 years. In October 2017, during one of his first speeches as […]

Angola – Foreign Exchange Policy

By Filipa Fonseca Santos, Joana Pacheco The Angolan Central Bank (Banco Nacional de Angola – “BNA”) recently approved Notice no. 15/2019 on the procedures for foreign investment operations carried out by entities qualified as non-residents for foreign exchange purposes. NOTICE NO. 15/2019, OF 30 DECEMBER BNA Notice no. 15/2019 (the “Notice”) establishes the procedures for […]

How to run a disciplinary hearing

By Helen Burgess Notification to the employee and invitation to a hearing The employee must be informed of the decision to progress to a disciplinary in writing. The allegations or charges against the employee should be set out in sufficient detail together with the possible consequences if the allegations are upheld. The employee needs to […]

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Denton Wilde Sapte has announced the formation of a new intellectual property (IP) group. The six-partner group will officially begin work on 1 May. It will act as part of the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) department. The team intends to build on the IP work the firm has handled in the past six months, […]

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Ashurst Morris Crisp’s property group is keeping Simon Cookson as its head for a further three years, after his tenure expires this spring. The appointment comes despite the turbulence that has accompanied Cookson’s reshaping of the department to boost profitability. It emerged last week that head of planning Michael Cunliffe is to become the latest […]

Salans loses partners to LeBoeuf NY

New York firm LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae is taking on a team of partners from Salans Hertzfeld & Heilbronn to ramp up its emerging companies practice. The team is headed by the co-chair of Salans’ global high-tech practice group Wayne Matus. He is joined by partners John Mancini and Jeffrey Schweon. The three join […]

The bold and the beautiful

Clifford Chance might be the biggest, brashest and brightest law firm in the world right now, but it wasn’t always that way. And here’s the picture to prove it (below). While trawling through The Lawyer’s picture library, Tulkinghorn came across a motley crew of youngish lawyers, several of whom are now at the forefront of […]

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