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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.


Health Alert — 20 January 2014

DLA Piper has released the 20 January 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector. If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details […]

Allen & Overy advises Link Market Services on acquisition of Registrar Services

Allen & Overy has advised Link Market Services in connection with the (not yet completed) acquisition of Registrar Services, based in Eschborn near Frankfurt, from Deutsche Bank. Registrar Services is part of Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Banking division. It specialises in share registry services in Germany and has long-standing relationships with large-cap companies including Deutsche […]

What’s coming up in 2014: 10 legal employment issues you need to know

By Jayne Flint Every year brings with it a raft of new legislation and legal points for employers to grapple with. As we start yet another year of change to employment law, Shoosmiths looks at the 10 most important developments in the pipeline. Changes to TUPE: the proposed new regulations come into force on 31 […]


Barclays VP returns to Tods Murray as head of real estate

Barclays’ vice president for wealth and investment management has returned to his former outfit Tods Murray after two years in-house. Iain Wishart rejoins the Scottish firm as head of its real estate finance team after leaving two years ago for the London-based position at Barclays. He replaces outgoing partner Roddy Maclennan.  His return to private practice marks Wishart’s […]

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