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Podcast: Lisa Nandy on the US elections and beyond

Richard Hermer QC, Murray Hunt and Helen Mountfield QC speak to Lisa Nandy, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Labour MP for Wigan. Listen as they discuss topics including the results of the US election, the UK’s international reputation and influence, when it is appropriate for the UK to intervene militarily overseas to prevent crimes against humanity […]

Pensions regulator code of practice on scheme funding

The Pensions Regulator has published its interim response to its first consultation on the defined benefit code of practice. The changes require the Pensions Regulator (tPR) to update its Code of Practice on Scheme Funding.

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Shoosmiths is celebrating success following the announcement of the recoveries services practice group’s ‘top-tier’ Legal 500 rankings. The directory consulted clients and industry professionals for references, and results show that the recoveries services practice group headed by partner Waine Mannix is at the top of its game. Shoosmiths’ debt recovery work has been ranked top […]

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On 10 September 2014, China Law Society and the African Legal Affairs Center of King & Capital co-hosted a seminar on China-Africa investment and trade law in Beijing. Judges, prosecutors and attorneys from more than 20 countries discussed practical experiences with a focus on African law. Bao Shaokun, vice-president of China Law Society, made the […]

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Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s contentious trusts team has won The Legal 500’s Private Client Specialism of the Year award. The win follows a great overall result in The Legal 500 firm rankings, which highlights the success of the merger and its resultant increase in global reach and expertise. This award acknowledges the cross-sector team’s […]

Eversheds discusses impact that exchange of Litas to euro might have on loan agreements

On 7 October, daily business newsletter Verslo žinios published comments made by Eversheds Saladžius attorney-at-law Lina Aleknaite-Van der Molen. The comments concerned the impact that the exchange of Litas to euro from the start next year might have on loan agreements. In all legal documents, the reference to Litas and VILIBOR will be replaced by […]

Latest Toyota recall resurrects questions over rapid expansion strategy, says Eversheds

Peter Shervington, a specialist in product liability at Eversheds, has commented on news that Toyota is recalling 1.75 million vehicles over fuel and brake system issues. Shervington noted that undertaking a consumer recall is a major step for any manufacturer — the direct costs of contacting vehicle owners, disseminating information through dealer networks and informing […]

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