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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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Child care. Clearing the child care minefield

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Flotations

Stringer Saul acted for Mountcashel in raising $4.08 million by way of a placing and open offer and the admission of its ordinary shares to AIM

Property

Stones Porter advised Green Property in a joint venture with GE Capital, advised by Nabarro Nathanson, for the acquisition of a £32million portfolio of industrial properties from Standard Life, advised by Herbert Smith.

Property

DJ Freeman acted for property developer Argent Group in a £350 million project. The firm advised on corporate, property and banking aspects of a joint venture, Argent Development.

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