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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.


DLA Piper advises Fosun International on strategic partnership with Secret Recipe

DLA Piper has advised Fosun International on its ¥210.5m (£20.5m) investment in and strategic partnership with food and beverage chain Secret Recipe, to become the second-largest shareholder of Malaysia’s well-known restaurant chain. Established in 1997, Secret Recipe is south-east Asia’s largest casual dining chain group, with more than 300 restaurants across Asia. It also holds […]

Banking & Finance Litigation Update — Issue 73

This update is produced by DLA Piper’s banking and finance litigation team and contains a summary of news and legal developments that have affected the banking and finance industry over the last month. Contents Domestic banking  Domestic general  European banking  European general  International banking  International general  Press releases Click on the link below to read […]

Cat Griffiths index

Accountants aren’t kidding with ABS this time

Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last. PwC, readers will hardly need reminding, is an organisation rich in resources with a distribution network second to none. There are huge opportunities for the accountants to use their networks in emerging markets, which will pose […]

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