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Understanding what employees’ rights are and how this should be handled by employers has never been more important as we reach the peak of the pandemic.

Material adverse change clauses – draft carefully

The unprecedented situation that the coronavirus pandemic has delivered to global commerce has impacted on a variety of contractual issues related to non-contentious day-to-day transactions.

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With COVID-19 taking hold once more, the government has put the UK under a third lockdown, forcing all non-essential shops to close once again.

BVI update: “Black Swan” legislation passed

On 31 December 2020, the BVI House of Assembly passed the so-called “Black Swan” Bill amending section 24 of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act (Cap. 80) so as to confer jurisdiction on the BVI Court to grant interim relief in support of foreign proceedings.

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King & Capital lawyers attend conference on Sino-African economic and trade co-operation

On 17–18 September 2014, the Conference on Legal Risks and Conferences of International Investment and Trade from the Projection of China-Africa Co-operation was held in Beijing’s China National Convention Center. Hosted by the Chinese Foreign Ministry and Chinese Society of International Law, King & Capital partners Gong Piguo, Zhou Zhenguo and Huang Yonghua attended the […]

Conyers advises Landsea Green Properties and subsidiaries on note issue

Conyers Dill & Pearman has provided Bermuda and British Virgin Islands (BVI) legal advice to Landsea Green Properties Co and its two BVI subsidiaries, New Phenomenon Technology and Green Era, in connection with the issue of $100m (£62m) in aggregate principal amount of 9.56 per cent senior secured guaranteed notes due 2017 to Great Wall […]

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Moves: 10 November 2014

Move of the week Private equity heavyweight Charlie Geffen has moved to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in a bid to enhance the firm’s English law capabilities. He was formerly senior partner at Ashurst, the firm at which he trained. UK London Ropes & Gray’s London office has hired counsel Anna Lawry. She joins the firm’s […]

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