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Bitesize Brexit 2.0. Tips on what to do now: currency

Brexit uncertainties continue to spook the markets and the pound is likely to experience heightened volatility as we reach crunch time for a Brexit trade deal. What should you be thinking about now? In 928, Athelstan, England’s first king, passed the Statute of Greatley which adopted sterling as the country’s national currency. In the eleven […]

Cayman Islands Private Funds Law: Guidance on “Non-Fund Arrangements”

he Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has issued a Statement of Guidance which provides the regulator’s views on assessing whether certain arrangements will be considered to be “non-fund arrangements” and which will therefore be exempt from the requirement to register with CIMA pursuant to the Private Funds Law (the “Law”). The Law commenced on 7 February 2020 […]

USING PATENTS TO BEST PROTECT ANTIBODY-BASED DRUGS IN RUSSIA

Antibody-based drugs are among the widest selling in the world. They are being used to treat a expanding range of conditions and their significance and value in treating cancer continues to grow. Accordingly, this makes them an indispensable component of the pharmaceutical industry and it also means that their protection through invention patents is absolutely […]

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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Mishcon de Reya partner James Libson says acting on the Gina Miller case provided “the recipe for a litigator’s dream”. But despite the landmark win in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the case has provoked vicious controversy and has led Libson to question the shortcomings of the legal profession.

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An opportunity UK firms are simply ignoring

This Tuesday we’ll find out who won the constitutional case of the century when the Supreme Court rules on Miller. For legal market watchers there’s an added frisson: we’ll also find out whether it was James Eadie QC or David Pannick QC who had the ear of the judges. The Article 50 case last December […]

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