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How UK employers can deal with special circumstances of Covid-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points of employment law for employers.

COVID-19 and investment protection

As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?

Cayman Islands Employment Update

The first ever electronic meeting of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 23 April 2020 considered a number of pieces of legislation, largely in response to the COVID-19 emergency, that are likely to be of interest to local employers and employees. This note is intended to provide a brief overview of the key changes: some […]

Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…

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London

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US firm Goodwin Procter has unveiled plans to launch a private equity practice in its London office as part of its expansion strategy in the City. Goodwin Procter is planning to expand its London-based headcount and offering after posting a 4.4 per cent revenue increase to £521.5m in 2014 (2 February 2015).    London managing […]

Corporate lawyers from Walker Morris act on Mobile Tornado share placing

Richard Naish and Ed Brown from Walker Morris’s corporate department have advised Mobile Tornado Group plc on its conditional share placing of 22,500,000 new ordinary shares at 2p each to raise £1.35m before expenses. Mobile Tornado Group plc, which is headquartered in Harrogate, will use the share placing to fund the working capital requirements of […]

Gordon D’Arcy spurs on support for Barretstown charity’s sports day

Rugby star Gordon D’Arcy tried his hand at some alternative sporting activities yesterday to help children’s charity Barretstown drum up support for its annual sports day corporate fundraising event, hosted by Eversheds in Herbert Park, Dublin from 4pm on Thursday, 11 June 2015.  The event, which encourages the business community to raise funds for the charity, has been […]

Court

BLM instructed by London university in row over student occupation

University of the Arts London (UAL) has instructed BLM to take legal action against 15 of its students who continue to occupy a building in Central Saint Martins in King’s Cross. The protestors named in the court filing have been ordered to attend a hearing at the Rolls Building on Tuesday (14 April). In a […]

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