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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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In brief: Arthur Andersen appoints Euro supremo

Arthur Andersen has appointed a new European legal head as part of a shake-up of the management of its legal network. Nick Prentice, the former head of the firm’s UK tax and legal practice, has had his brief expanded to cover the whole of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. He will take over […]

Miami's Steel Hector forms tie in Brazil

In its second major move in Latin America following the opening of a Caracas office 18 months ago, Steel Hector & Davis, one of the largest firms in Miami, has formed an association with a law firm in Brazil. Two lawyers, Eduardo Moreira Lima and Michael Royster, left local firm Garcia & Keener Advogados at […]

A welcome delay

The news that the Lord Chancellor’s Department (LCD), is having second thoughts about aspects of the Civil and Legal Aid reforms will be welcomed by all concerned. From the beginning, it was agreed by the key players (except the LCD) that the April deadline was unrealistic. All those engaged in dialogue with the LCD felt […]

Property

Nabarro Nathanson advised Hammerson on its £12m purchase of Gan House in the City of London from the vendor, advised by Herbert Smith.

White & Case story

The article ‘White & Case to shut Tashkent arm’ which appeared in The Lawyer, 20 January 1998 incorrectly stated that UK firm Cameron McKenna was the only foreign law firm in Tashkent following the decision of White & Case to shut its office in the city. In fact, US firms Le Boeuf Lamb Greene & […]

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