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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.

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Commercial dynamo Savage waves goodbye to University of Law

Nigel Savage – the visionary, combative and at times controversial president of the University of Law – is to retire from his post this spring after 18 years in the top slot, the institution announced today. The move comes just a few months after the 63-year-old Savage was kicked upstairs at the university, taking over […]

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 […]

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European moves: 6 February 2014

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices. Benelux Austrian firm Schoenherr is moving to staff its Brussels office full-time, after 20 years with a representative presence in Belgium (30 January 2014). Vienna-based partner Volker Weiss is relocating to Brussels to head up the operation and will lead a […]

Ogier Fiduciary Services partners agree management buy-out terms with Ogier Group

The Ogier Group has announced that the partners of Ogier Fiduciary Services have agreed terms to complete a management buy-out of the Ogier Fiduciary Services business from the Ogier Group. The deal closed on 1 February 2014 with final completion being subject to the usual regulatory approvals. The management buy-out of Ogier Fiduciary Services is […]

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DLA Piper’s new CEO Simon Levine: not the new Sir Nigel

Who is Simon Levine? The man taking over from Sir Nigel Knowles as DLA Piper co-CEO might not have the same level of entrepreneurial bombast as his predecessor, at least according to some sources, but word is he is the right man to take DLA Piper onto the next stage of its development. “He’s not […]

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