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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]

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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 […]

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US elite line up for Citi stock deal

A trio of US firms has snared lead roles advising on Citigroup’s recapitalisation. Davis Polk & Wardwell is lead counsel to the bank with partners George Bason, Louis Goldberg and Michael Davis leading a team. The firm dealt with negotiations with the US government while Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised Citi on the public […]

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Paul Weiss sets the pace

Litigation heavyweight finds success being the tortoise rather than the hare. There are not many law firm chairmen who could truthfully make the following statement right now: “Our hope is that 2009, like 2008, will be a strong year.” Then again, there are not many international firms like the one Brad Karp heads: Paul Weiss […]

Proskauer posts 10 per cent drop in average PEP

Proskauer Rose has posted its financial results for 2008, unveiling a 10 per cent drop in average profit per equity partner (PEP). Average PEP dropped from $1.55m in 2007 to $1.4m last year, one of the most significant reductions in average profit among US firms so far. Total revenue at Proskauer however grew last year, […]

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Dickinson Dees shake-up sees partnership contract by eight

Newcastle-headquartered Dickinson Dees has cut the size of its ­partnership, with former managing ­partner Neil Braithwaite being one of four people to take on non-­partner roles within the firm. Braithwaite will become a senior counsel, one partner will take up a corporate social responsibility role for Dickinson Dees in the ­community and two will become […]

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