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Coronavirus Update: Working From Home (again)

A government campaign was launched in early August to actively encourage employees to return to the workplace in an attempt to boost the wider economy and revitalise city centres that had been left empty after months of lockdown. However, within two months, the pandemic appears to have taken a turn for the worse and the government announced yesterday that once again people should work from home wherever possible.

Ukraine relaunches privatisation

September 2020 – Yesterday, 22 September, the President of Ukraine signed the Law which amends the Law of Ukraine “On privatisation of state and communal property” (the “Law”), introduces parliamentary control over the privatisation of state property and “unfreezes” the preparatory procedures to privatise large-scale state-owned objects. The Law was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on 8 September 2020 and will become effective after its official publication.

Cyprus introduces film production incentives

Producers and media companies are invited to utilise the Cyprus landscape and infrastructure and enjoy a variety of legal, corporate and tax incentives for filming in Cyprus under the new Cyprus Filming Scheme.

Legal guide to pre-enforcement steps under Jersey and Guernsey law

The temporary Covid-19 protections offered by the UK government to businesses to prevent them from being subject to winding up petitions or wrongful trading actions are currently due to expire at the end of September (although an extension is very possible).


Norton Rose

CMS private equity star quits for Norton Rose Fulbright

CMS Cameron McKenna private equity partner Richard Bull has quit for the London office of Norton Rose Fulbright. Norton Rose Fulbright today confirmed that Bull will join the corporate, M&A and securities practice, although his start date is not yet clear. Norton Rose Fulbright global head of financial institution James Bateson said:  “Despite the challenging financial […]

Health Alert — 15 July 2013

DLA Piper has released a Health Alert dated 15 July 2013. It covers legislation, judgments and reports from the healthcare sector in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US and Canada… If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing. If not, […]


Latham ties bonuses to knowledge management performance

Latham & Watkins is putting its lawyers at the centre of its knowledge management (KM) strategy by rewarding them with full billable hours credit for time spent on approved projects. The firm has also ramped up its approach to KM globally under a committee co-chaired by corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London and capital markets […]

Jonathon Gulliford Pannone

Pannone hires former Co-op lawyer Gulliford to grow its white label arm

Pannone’s white label legal arm Pannone Affinity has hired Jonathan Gulliford, one of the founders of Co-operative Legal Services, as part of an ongoing growth drive. Gulliford joined the Co-operative Group from RAC Legal Services in 2006. He was one of the founders of Co-operative Legal Services, etablished in the same year. In 2012, the […]

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