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Coronavirus Update: Working From Home (again)

A government campaign was launched in early August to actively encourage employees to return to the workplace in an attempt to boost the wider economy and revitalise city centres that had been left empty after months of lockdown. However, within two months, the pandemic appears to have taken a turn for the worse and the government announced yesterday that once again people should work from home wherever possible.

Ukraine relaunches privatisation

September 2020 – Yesterday, 22 September, the President of Ukraine signed the Law which amends the Law of Ukraine “On privatisation of state and communal property” (the “Law”), introduces parliamentary control over the privatisation of state property and “unfreezes” the preparatory procedures to privatise large-scale state-owned objects. The Law was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on 8 September 2020 and will become effective after its official publication.

Cyprus introduces film production incentives

Producers and media companies are invited to utilise the Cyprus landscape and infrastructure and enjoy a variety of legal, corporate and tax incentives for filming in Cyprus under the new Cyprus Filming Scheme.

Legal guide to pre-enforcement steps under Jersey and Guernsey law

The temporary Covid-19 protections offered by the UK government to businesses to prevent them from being subject to winding up petitions or wrongful trading actions are currently due to expire at the end of September (although an extension is very possible).


Top firms retain FTSE stranglehold amid tough times

In the past three months several of the FTSE100’s biggest names have fallen victim to takeovers, leaving City firms to wave goodbye to some of their most prized clients. But, as the new quarterly Hemscott rankings show, it will take something more dramatic to shift the top legal advisers to the UK’s largest companies. Slaughter […]

Elder care

There’s more than one way to make sure your lawyers work harder.

The crunch bunch

Tulkinghorn sees the gentlemanly game of cricket as a way to establish order in a chaotic world, and after their win against the associates, he believes the partners at Slaughter and May feel the same way. Chelsea fans and losers Ian Bagshaw, Charlie Jacobs and Richard Youle dragged their clients away from the Gatwick carnage […]

Gay & O

Gay & O.29-May-2008Kylie’s 40! Hurrah! God bless the diminutive princess of pop!(That’s Kylie Minogue, the Australian soap star turned pop star, for those who are wondering).

Linklaters axes CEE offices; new firm created

Linklaters axes CEE offices; new firm created” />Linklaters will axe its offices in Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest and Prague from November, following a review of its presence in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Eight Linklaters partners across four offices will combine to form a new, independent firm which will have a close relationship with Linklaters. Prague-based […]

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