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Extension of temporary adjusted right to work checks

There has been a welcome announcement from the government today, an extension of the temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks. Temporary checks will now continue until 20 June 2021.

Renew Romania 2021

A roadmap for investors and developers who are interested in entering the Romanian renewable energy markets, and for existing market players, insights on how to further streamline the setup, operation and financing of their investments in this sector.

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal finds Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands (CICA) has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal Order (NPO) in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available (in this instance, the provisions of the Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) (Cayman Islands) Order 1978 (the Evidence Order)).


ICSA shortlists Ogier Corporate Services for two awards

Ogier Corporate Services has been shortlisted for two awards at the ICSA Jersey Awards 2014. The awards, which are now in their third year, celebrate the professional achievements of ICSA Jersey members. Ogier Corporate Services won the ICSA Jersey Administration Team of the Year award in 2013 and the ICSA Jersey Administrator of the Year […]

Mishcon set to turn from partnership to full-equity LLP structure

Mishcon de Reya is to vote next month on converting to an LLP and bringing all of its salaried partners into the equity. The firm will transform its current partnership structure with 65 fixed-share partners and 37 equity partners to a full-equity LLP next year, dependent on a yes vote. Mishcon also lodged a formal application to […]

home door

Weil high yield star Strauss returns to Simpson Thacher as equity partner

Four years ago, in July 2010, Simpson Thacher lost an up-and-coming high yield counsel to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, having passed him by for partnership (26 July 2010).  Just over four years later, and Gil Strauss is strolling back through the firm’s door as an equity partner.  During his time away from the firm, Strauss embarked on quite a […]

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