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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 […]


Moving experience

After spending 15 years at Nabarro Nathanson, Nigel Heilpern is off to Paul Hastings as UK head of property, and he just can’t stop talking about closed ended funds

3i outsourcing decision is sweet music for DWS

Denton Wilde Sapte scooped 3i as a client on its £24m acquisition of a 20 per cent stake in Ministry of Sound.3i’s in-house team handled the bulk of the transaction, but for additional due diligence work the company called in Dentons for assistance.The 3i panel consists of Macfarlanes, Addleshaw Booth & Co, Osborne Clarke and […]

Perky Pinkie

There are serious dangers in conducting lunches with journalists in a firm’s own restaurant. For the journalist, having become used to fine eating in the most salubrious establishments (such as Spudulike), the main danger is obvious: sub-standard food (although in the following example, the journalist in question assures Tulkinghorn that the salad was of very […]

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