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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]



Balkans: Eurotension

Croatia is about to enter the EU, but the path to integration may not be smooth for the Balkan states At any stage during the 1990s, if you’d asked a Serb or Croat about the prospects of joining the EU they would have either laughed in ridicule or broken down in tears of pain, frustration […]

Impact of obligatory use of Turkish on validity of arbitration agreements

In a recent Court of Appeals decision the court overruled an arbitration objection based on the Law on the Obligatory Use of Turkish (805), which stipulates that two Turkish companies should execute agreements in Turkey in Turkish. Although the intention of the parties to arbitrate their disputes was clear in the agreement, the Court of […]

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