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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 […]


Flat profits at Mills & Reeve

Mills & Reeve has reported disappointing profit growth with a 1.2 per cent rise in profits per partner. Turnover rose by 11 per cent from £24.6m to £27.3m for the year ending April 2001.The results put Mills & Reeve on course to reach its target of £40m for the financial year ending April 2005, with […]

Wachtell Lipton leapfrogs rivals to reach top of US M&A tables

New York firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has jumped to the top of the US mergers and acquisitions table in the first half of this year. It rose from fourteenth place for the same period last year, according to data from Thomson Financial. The top 10 places went to New York firms with old […]

Hammonds corporate partner defects to Wragges M&A team

In a coup for the M&A department, Wragge & Co has wooed Baljit Chohan, corporate partner at Hammond Suddards Edge. The well regarded Chohan will work alongside Nick Smith, Ian Metcalfe and David Vaughan, carrying out transactions in the firm’s technology M&A team.Chohan has known Metcalfe for many years since meeting him on the opposite […]

Lathams sends DC star to Frankfurt

US firm Latham & Watkins is relocating one of its most senior Washington DC partners to its newly-acquired office in Frankfurt. John Watson, who is the former chairman of the firm’s corporate department in Washington, will transfer to the German office to head the corporate finance department.In London, Lathams represents a number of investment banks […]

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