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Heathrow Expansion – what next?

The construction of a third runway to the north-west of Heathrow Airport has long been the subject of controversy and has attracted its fair share of political debate. The Department for Transport claims the privately funded £14 billion runway could create an additional 16 million long-haul seats by 2040 along with £61 billion of economic […]

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 impact for Landlords

Introduction The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) was given royal assent on 25 June 2020 and has introduced a number of measures which will need to be considered by Landlords in situations where tenants are in arrears regarding sums due under a lease. The relevant provisions of the Act for Landlords are […]

ESG investing in Bermuda

Carey Olsen Bermuda counsel Sheba Raza highlights Bermuda’s role within the sustainable economy.

Supervision of costs in UCITS and AIFs

On 4 June 2020, ESMA published a supervisory briefing aimed at promoting convergence on the supervision of costs in UCITS and AIFs across the EU. The briefing provides details for managers of UCITS and AIFs on what constitutes compliant implementation of UCITS and AIFMD cost provisions including ESMA’s expectations regarding the manager’s pricing process and its content. This article provides a summary of the key issues set out in the briefing.



#Clifford Chance partner Daniela Weber-Ray has been appointed as a member of the board of directors at BNP Paribas. She remains a Clifford Chance partner. #Cobbetts has appointed Sara Pinder as a director in the banking and finance litigation team. She joins from HSBC Invoice Finance, where she was in-house legal team manager. #Hammonds has taken […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner: could do better

After its stellar performance in recent years we expected more from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). While its turnover rise of 10.1 per cent rise in turnover is hardly disastrous, it represents a massive slowdown on the previous two years, when turnover grew by 16 per cent and 19 per cent. Top of the PEPs Revenue […]

Lovells promotes 46 to of counsel

Lovells has promoted a total of 46 lawyers to its of counsel role, with the appointments spread across a broad range of practice groups. A total of 27 of the promotions have been made in continental Europe, with 11 in London, six in Asia and two in the US, with the role known as ‘of […]

Image scrimmage

In a bid to update its image, Macfarlanes has hung a collection of unusual photographs in its new Cursitor Street offices. The premises, which opened last week, will be used for client and partner meetings. In classic Macfarlanes style, the interior is decked out in reserved black and grey. Clients will also enjoy state-of-the-art meeting […]

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