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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)).

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By Ed Batts In light of Delaware case law developments over the past year, exclusive forum provisions are being increasingly adopted by public companies. What should you know about this complex but important area of corporate governance? Exclusive venue provisions limit a stockholder’s ability to bring suit generally for claims of breach of fiduciary duty, […]

‘Last-chance saloon’ for banks on SEPA migration, says Eversheds partner

Eversheds has commented on the European Council’s approval of an agreement with the European Parliament on the proposed draft SEPA Migration Regulation relating to credit transfers and direct debits. Fiona Ghosh, partner at Eversheds, said: ‘Following increasing evidence that many European businesses were struggling to meet the 1 February 2014 deadline, it comes as no […]

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Slater & Gordon sets Pannone integration deadline

Slater & Gordon UK chief executive Neil Kinsella has set the firm a 12-month target to fully integrate its merger with Pannone after the deal is complete. Kinsella said the firm, which is listed on the Australia Securities Exchange, would have until March 2015 to complete the structural alignment of all five of its UK […]

S Chelvan from No5 Chambers discusses challenges faced by LGBTI refugees

On 22 January 2014, S Chelvan from No5 Chambers gave a presentation at Oxford University’s Refugee Studies Centre as part of the ‘Human rights, asylum and refugee protection: exploring the confluences, constraints and contradictions’ public seminar series. Chelvan’s presentation was entitled ‘At the end of the rainbow: where next for the LGBTI refugee?’ and discussed […]

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DAC Beachcroft launches in New York

DAC Beachcroft (DACB) has made its first move into the US through the launch of a representative office in New York. The firm said the office would support its international network, which has expanded rapidly across Latin America since the merger between legacy Beachcroft and legacy Davies Arnold Cooper (31 October 2011). Most recently the […]

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