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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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DLA Piper joint chief executive Nigel Knowles has been made a knight of the realm after being named in the New Year Honours List. London-based Knowles, who in 1998 was made managing partner of Yorkshire firm Dibb Lupton Broomhead and now heads the world’s largest firm by number of lawyers, was knighted for services to […]

Tulkinghorn: A handy man, Shacka and an attorney journey

News has reached Tulkinghorn’s ears of the talented man being billed as the scariest partner in law: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer restructuring high chieftain Ken Baird. Handy man News has reached Tulkinghorn’s ears of the talented man being billed as the scariest partner in law: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer restructuring high chieftain Ken Baird. One of Tulkinghorn’s […]

Litigation Focus: 2009’s top 10 court battles

Corruption, fraud and professional ­negligence are the common themes dominating litigation in the next 12 months. This could signal the very beginning of the credit crunch fallout. If The Lawyer’s annual top cases survey is anything to go by, 2010 will see more rogue traders battling it out in court, especially with the likes of […]

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Clifford Chance to make 80 London lawyers redundant

Clifford Chance has begun a redundancy consultation that will lead to 70 or 80 London lawyers losing their jobs, while partners voted to significantly increase their cash contributions to the firm over the Christmas period. Clifford Chance to make 80 London lawyers redundant” class=”inline_image inline_image_left” src=”/pictures/web/images/15561_clifford_chance.jpg” />Clifford Chance has begun a redundancy consultation that will […]

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Moves roundup: 7 January 2008

Former DLA Piper Scotland partner Anne McGregor (left) has joined property specialists Bell & Scott as a ­consultant. Also an ex-Bird Semple ­partner, McGregor was DLA Piper’s last ­Glasgow real estate partner before leaving the firm in December. Move of the week Former DLA PiperScotland partner Anne McGregor (left) has joined property specialists Bell & […]

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