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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.



Weightmans promotes three to partnership in all-Liverpool round

Weightmans has promoted a trio of lawyers to the firm’s partnership, all based in the firm’s Liverpool head office. The promotions were made across three separate practice areas. Sarah Conroy was made up within the commercial disputes resolution team, while Chris Grady and Liam McGuire are being made up within the firm’s real estate and motor […]

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Gibson Dunn client Djibouti to appeal £9.3m costs ruling

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher client the Republic of Djibouti has filed for permission to appeal a ruling that would see it pay £9.3m in costs to a man it claimed was a terrorist. The ruling by Mr Justice Flaux in early March dismissed Djibouti’s claim against its citizen, Abdourahman Boreh, closing four years of High […]

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