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Taking time off to look after dependants

Understanding what employees’ rights are and how this should be handled by employers has never been more important as we reach the peak of the pandemic.

Material adverse change clauses – draft carefully

The unprecedented situation that the coronavirus pandemic has delivered to global commerce has impacted on a variety of contractual issues related to non-contentious day-to-day transactions.

An employment guide to lockdown 3.0

With COVID-19 taking hold once more, the government has put the UK under a third lockdown, forcing all non-essential shops to close once again.

BVI update: “Black Swan” legislation passed

On 31 December 2020, the BVI House of Assembly passed the so-called “Black Swan” Bill amending section 24 of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act (Cap. 80) so as to confer jurisdiction on the BVI Court to grant interim relief in support of foreign proceedings.

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Ogier partner Sally Edwards is shortlisted for Citywealth Power Women Awards 2015

Ogier has announced that Sally Edwards, partner and head of the private client and trusts team, has been shortlisted for the Citywealth Power Women Awards 2015. The Citywealth Power Women Awards is an awards programme that aims to promote successful business women in the wealth sector. The 2015 awards will recognise individuals and companies that […]

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Are there bad actors hiding in your client’s private placement?

Citibank Global Markets Inc was recently saved, by the skin of its teeth, from being permanently barred from acting as a placement agent for the sale of securities in transactions relying on Rule 506 of Regulation D. Rule 506 is a safe harbour which exempts private placement transactions by an issuer from the prospectus and […]

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​The Colony Grill Room, W1

He’s keeping a close eye on it, is Mr King. So far I’ve been during the soft opening, for two breakfasts (not together) and a rather leisurely lunch and he’s been there twice, doing that thing he does, welcoming you at the door in that charming yet slightly intimidating way, as he towers over you, […]

Walker Morris is shortlisted for Football Business Award 2014

The sports group at Walker Morris has been shortlisted for a Football Business Award 2014 in the Best Professional Service Business category. The awards recognise the best in football business excellence and celebrate successes and reward innovation off, rather than on, the pitch. The awards will be presented on 6 November at Stamford Bridge, home […]

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