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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

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Redemptions on song?

Recent Cayman, Bermudian and BVI court decisions have given practitioners a heads-up on fund redemption legislation. With the hedge fund industry severely impacted by recent events, many offshore funds have been left facing serious liquidity issues and substantial redemption requests they cannot meet. In order to trade out of difficulty or preserve assets for the […]

Polish firm snaps up Linklaters team after magic circle firm downsizes in CEE

A Polish firm has changed its name and rebranded after taking on two partners and a team of associates from Linklaters. Linklaters team after magic circle firm downsizes in CEE” />A ;Polish ;firm ;has changed its name and rebranded after taking on two partners and a team of associates from Linklaters. Furtek Komosa Aleksandrowicz, previously known as M […]

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Personal Injury funding in war zones

For over 20 years, I have acted almost exclusively on behalf of military personnel recovering damages for accidents while at work. During this period, I have experienced the demise of legal aid, the first conditional fee agreements and the development of the before the event and after the event legal expense insurance markets. I have […]

Bracewell & Giuliani: double digit rev, PEP increases

Texas firm Bracewell & Giuliani has posted a 15 per cent revenue hike for the 2008 financial year. The US firm increased revenue from $239m in 2007 up to $275.4m in 2008. Average profit per equity partner (PEP) grew 16.8 per cent to $862,000 from $738,000 the previous year. Bracewell managing partner Mark Evans said […]

Challinors banks on fraud for revenue boost

Midlands firm Challinors has set its sights on breaking through the £20m turnover barrier, ­setting an ambitious revenue growth target of 75 per cent by the end of the 2009-10 financial year. The firm expects to post a revenue of £13m by the end of the current year, with a booming fraud and white-collar ;crime […]

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