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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.


Financial services lawyer Andrew Henderson joins Eversheds’ London office as partner

Eversheds has appointed financial services lawyer Andrew Henderson as a partner in the London office. He joins the firm from Ropes & Gray, where he has worked since 2011 as counsel. Henderson’s practice involves advising investment advisers, fund managers and broker dealers on all aspects of UK and European financial services regulation as well as […]

Collyer Bristow announces March seminar on post-termination restrictions

Collyer Bristow has announced an upcoming seminar on post-termination restrictions. Set to take place in March, the seminar will also explain how employers can protect their businesses. The law firm will use a case study based on a real High Court claim to consider how businesses can best protect themselves when an employee leaves and […]

Eversheds publishes competition law guide with Polish Association of Corporate Lawyers

Wierzbowski Eversheds, in conjunction with the Polish Association of Corporate Lawyers, has published a guide to key issues of competition law. The author of the report is Paulina Józefczuk, head of the firm’s competition law team. The guide includes 16 chapters and answers basic questions related to the application of competition law in day-to-day business operations. […]

DLA Piper advises Bristow Helicopters on acquisition of stake in Eastern Airways

DLA Piper has advised Bristow Helicopters on its acquisition of a 60 per cent interest in the privately owned Eastern Airways International. Eastern Airways will continue to operate as normal and under its own brand, led by the current management team. Bristow is a provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry based […]

Employment Matters — February 2014: zero-hours contracts

Zero-hours contracts have been the subject of considerable political and social debate in recent times. Although not legally defined, they are widely recognised as contracts under which a worker has no set minimum hours and is paid only in relation to the hours worked. Businesses are not obliged to offer any work to zero-hours workers […]

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