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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.

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Sticking with the football theme, Tulkinghorn is as delighted with England’s victory over Argentina as anyone, but feels that the gloating has to stop. Tulkinghorn was particularly disgusted with those barrister clerks – you know who you are – who found hours of entertainment harassing the Argentinian embassy. In fact, one particularly mischievous clerk circulated […]

Capital gains

With a slew of acquisitions and stakes in other stations, Natalie Schwarz joined Capital Radio at a challenging time. Emma Vere-Jones tunes in Nathalie Schwarz’s job title is something of a mouthful. As director of strategy and development, company secretary and director of legal services at Capital Radio, it is a good thing she talks […]

Cripps Harries Hall in IP drive with new hire

Cripps Harries Hall has appointed its first ever intellectual property (IP) partner to head the IP unit within the corporate department.Peter Jennings is a former partner and head of IP at niche City firm Pettman Smith. Prior to his time at Pettmans, Jennings was a partner at Theodore Goddard and Baker & McKenzie.Corporate partner Peter […]

Bird & Bird set to open in Germany

Partners to vote on appointment of former Wessing chairman Bird & Bird has finally found a way into Germany and was set to vote last week on plans to take on former Wessing chairman Wolfgang von Meibom and a group of partners from Andersen Luther.As revealed by Grapevine, the weekly email news service on www.thelawyer. […]

Better letters

Beachcroft Wansbroughs’ senior partner has been overtaken in the honours pecking order. The Right Honourable Lord Hunt of Wirral MBE, aka Lord of the Scousers, has been usurped by partner Lesley Webber. Webber was a beneficiary of the recent round of Jubilee honours, being made an OBE for services to the property industry.Hunt’s MBE, the […]

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