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Permission in principle – growth, renewal, protect

The biggest shake up of the planning system since 1947 continues apace with the announcement, on 2 August, of government plans to create an automatic green light for development within specifically designated areas of the country.

Setting aside company transactions involving Jersey, Guernsey and BVI companies

Financial pressure can change perspectives on transactions – whether through the lens of an insolvent winding up, in the context of a counterparty or related interested party exploring ways in which they might unravel a transaction, or a new board considering whether a company can extricate itself from contractual arrangements that appear to have been subject to a conflict of interest or which were for an improper purpose.


Technology and Sourcing News (UK) — August 2013

By Siobhan Mullens The August 2013 issue of DLA Piper’s Technology and Sourcing News is available now. This regular e-newsletter rounds up breaking news and key developments in technology and sourcing globally. Contents Is gambling law about to liberalise in the Czech Republic? Mobile tracking bins banned by City of London Corporation Data Centre Risk Index: […]


Anderson Strathern launches strategic review following revenue dip

Anderson Strathern has launched a strategic review after revenues dropped by 4 per cent at the latest year end, following three consecutive years of growth. The Scottish firm, which started its financial year yesterday (1 September), is targeting revenues of £23m by 2016, after turnover dropped from £22.8m to £21.8m in 2012/13. Managing partner Andrew […]

Nick Thomas Kennedys

Kennedys bulks up in LatAm with Colombia alliance

Kennedys has entered into an association with Bogota-based insurance litigation and arbitration boutique Botero Salazar Tobón & Abogados (BST).   The move into Colombia gives Kennedys its fourth association in South America, already having forged agreements with Fabio Torres & Associados Advocacia Empresarial in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Acuña & Cia in Santiago […]

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