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Acquisition agreements during Covid-19

Given the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is timely for us to look closely at material adverse change clauses in the context of a business acquisition.

Capital market trends and expectations for 2021

It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?

The new how: thriving on change

The world is changing. At lightning-fast speed. This white paper, prepared as part of The Lawyer’s Smarter Working Week, looks at the main drivers for change in more detail and how you can prepare for ‘change3’.


No5 Chambers’ Richard Gibbs defends in fraud matter in Leamington

No5 Chambers’ Richard Gibbs has defended a woman from Coventry who has been jailed from tricking pensioners into handing over their bank cards in a scam. Kelly Marie Gleeson obtained tens of thousands of pounds from a sophisticated courier card con, which stretched across the country. Gleeson has been jailed for five years after the judge in […]

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20 Essex Street clerk Brian Lee exits for 7KBW marketing post

Longstanding 20 Essex Street clerk Brian Lee has left the set after 26 years to join 7KBW as the chambers’ first marketing director. After over two decades at the helm of 20 Essex Street, Lee will join 7KBW in January 2015 as its first dedicated international marketing chief and will sit alongside senior clerks Greg […]

Energetic lawyers needed for EDF panel review

It’s all change at EDF as the company gears up for its latest panel review , replacing its usual two-year roster with one of three years at the beginning of next year. Baker & McKenzie , legacy Squire Sanders and legacy Herbert Smith all went up for it in 2010 and are thought to have […]

Olswang CEO David Stewart in shock resignation

A year and a half ago David Stewart was re-elected as Olswang chief executive, a term that was supposed to last three years. But halfway through that term, Stewart has suddenly resigned. It is clear that this has taken a lot of people by surprise internally. Stewart has been temporarily replaced by Michael Burdon, the […]

Conyers advises Giant Interactive Group on privatisation by way of merger

Conyers Dill & Pearman has provided Cayman legal advice to Giant Interactive Group on the $300m (£185m) privatisation by way of a merger with Giant Merger, a wholly owned subsidiary of Giant Investment. Giant Interactive Group is an online game developer and operator in China with a focus on multiplayer online role-playing games. Christopher Bickley, […]

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