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Covid-19 Ireland: Support extended credit guarantee scheme and new pandemic fund

On 2 May 2020 the Irish Government agreed a suite of important measures to further support affected small, medium and larger businesses. These include a €2 billion COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme to support bank lending to small and medium sized enterprises and a new €2 billion Pandemic Stabilisation and Recovery Fund to support medium and large enterprises.

Use of Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme by companies in administration: Debenhams

In a judgment handed down on 6th May 2020 in Re Debenhams Retail Ltd (in administration) [2020] EWCA Civ 600, the Court of Appeal provided confirmation on the implications for office holders and insolvent estates of using the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations, following the previous first instance decisions on the issue in Re Carluccio’s Ltd [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch) and Re Debenhams Retail Ltd [2020] EWHC 921 (Ch). Matthew Weaver considers the judgment and its implications in this briefing.

Use of Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme by companies in administration: Carluccio’s

In a judgment handed down on Monday 13th April 2020 in Re Carluccio’s Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch), Snowden J considered the application of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations both as a matter of principle and in respect of the logistics and practicalities involved for office holders. Matthew Weaver considers the judgment and its implications in this briefing.

Green is good – a Channel Islands perspective

Fiona Le Poidevin, CEO of The International Stock Exchange Group, explores how the Channel Islands are utilising experience and expertise to make a significant impact in global green and sustainable finance initiatives.

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In Global Legal Review’s Corporate Tax, Selen İbrahimoğlu Güreş and Selman Koç from Cerrahoğlu review corporate taxation policy in Turkey, noting significant technical developments and trends in taxation policy… If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Cerrahoğlu briefing. If not, please register […]

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TLT turns to DLA Piper again for IP partner ahead of Manchester launch

TLT has sealed a third partner hire for its new Manchester office by recruiting DLA Piper IP disputes specialist Graeme Orchison. Orchison will start at the Bristol-based firm on an unconfirmed date after more than 17 years at DLA Piper, which he joined in 1996 from Manchester’s Philip Conn & Co shortly after the collapse […]

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Norton Rose Fulbright partner exits for Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance has hired Norton Rose Fulbright corporate insurance partner Ashley Prebble, who joins the magic circle firm’s London practice. Prebble becomes the latest partner to leave Norton Rose Fulbright in the City amid Norton Rose’s merger with US firm Fulbright & Jaworski on 3 June. He specialises in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market […]

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Peer Panel Industry Changes: Next top models

The gain is not without pain when it comes to overhauling legal services but those willing to push on are in better shape for the increasingly tough market The Lawyer: The advent of the Legal Services Act, the financial crisis and a continued demand for efficiency are all impacting on the legal services market in […]

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