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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.



The offshore market slowed down a notch in the first half of 2007 after the flurry of mammoth mergers that typified the past two years. Slow and steady growth became the name of the game, with firms looking to consolidate their offerings through lateral hires, such as Conyers Dill & Pearman’s hire of Nigel Meeson […]

Gianni Origoni overhauls management

Leading Italian independent Gianni Origoni Grippo & Partners has revamped its top leadership structure, introducing the separate roles of senior and managing partner for the first time. Firm founder Francesco Gianni will be the firm’s first senior partner, while M&A partner Giovanni Nardulli will become managing partner. Strategy will be looked after by the senior […]

Govt calls on SJ Berwin capital funds expertise

SJ Berwin capital funds expertise” />SJ Berwin has landed a role advising the Government on its latest round of enterprise capital funds (ECFs). The vehicles, which were first introduced following the 2003 Budget, are designed to bridge the equity gap experienced by early stage venture capital companies that are too big to be funded by […]

Ashurst in bid for hedge funds

Ashurst is set to target activist hedge funds in a move it hopes will give it first-mover advantage in the evolving M&A landscape. Ashurst’s new strategy sets it apart from other City firms, which have been wary of activist hedge funds because of the potential for conflicts of interest. Ashurst head of corporate Adrian Clark […]

Growing up fast

Tulkinghorn would like to offer his thanks to RadcliffesLeBrasseur consultant Robert Bieber for the lift back to Lawyer Towers the other day on the back of his Yamaha Tmax 500cc scooter. For Tulkinghorn this was a taste of life in the fast lane (or at least the outer lane of Hyde Park Corner). For Bieber, […]

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