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New online court may improve chances of tenancy arrears recovery

By Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan On 6 April 2018 HMCTS publicly announced the launch of a new online service to allow members of the public and businesses to issue money claims, resolve disputes and access mediation via a new online claims service. Known as Civil Money Claims, and available for money claims with a […]

Dress codes in the workplace: new government guidance

By Stuart McBride New guidance entitled “Dress codes and sex discrimination – what you need to know” was published by the Government Equalities Office last week.  It follows the 2016 online petition started by a woman who was sent home from work when she refused to wear high heels. The petition led to a Parliamentary Enquiry […]

Timor-Leste oil and gas: New maritime treaty with Australia

On 6 March 2017, in New York, delegations of both countries signed, before the United Nations’ Secretary-General and Portugal’s former Prime-Minister, António Guterres, the “Treaty Between the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and Australia Establishing Their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea”. The new maritime boundaries between the two countries represent, after almost 50 years, Australian’s […]

Portugal: New regime for conversion of unsubordinated credits into capital

Law No. 7/2018 was published on 2 March and created a legal regime for the conversion of unsubordinated credits into capital in commercial companies, or companies adopting a commercial form, incorporated under the Laws of Portugal. The new law entered into force on the day after its publication and clearly aims to provide an extrajudicial […]

Portugal: Exploitation of lithium

Lithium minerals have seen a rise in demand and price since 2011, which became even greater in 2016, and the expectation is that this rise will continue along with the growing demand for electric vehicles. Lithium supply security has become a top priority for technology companies in the United States and Asia and, worldwide, lithium […]

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Private equity house takes stake in insurance firm Parabis

Acquisition-hungry firm Parabis Group is to take a cash injection from private equity house Duke Street. The insurance claims company is parent company to defendant firm Plexus Law and claimant group Cogent Law. Parabis has long held ambitions to convert to an alternative business structure (14 April 2011) and has spent the last decade building […]

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Cleary and Shearman lead on $7bn Petrobras bond deal

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Shearman & Sterling have both scooped roles advising on Brazilian oil giant Petrobras’s up to $7bn bond issue. The deal, which saw Petrobras and Petrobras International Finance Company (Pifco) sell $1.25bn of three-year notes and $1.75bn of five-year bonds on Wednesday, marks the biggest fixed income offering by a […]

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College of Law defeats discrimination claim in appeal court

The Court of Appeal has thrown out a disability discrimination claim brought against the College of Law (CoL) over its examination provision. Justin Burke, a former College of Law student, went to the appeal court after both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal rejected his claims against the CoL and Solicitors Regulation Authority. He […]

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Fenwick & West and Simpson Thacher lead as Facebook takes US listing

US firms Fenwick & West and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have won the key roles advising on Facebook’s long-awaited IPO. Documents for the highly anticipated listing were filed yesterday, revealing Fenwick corporate partner and firm chairman Gordon Davidson, corporate partner Jeffrey Vetter and corporate associate James Evans as the named advisers to the social networking […]

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