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Extension of temporary adjusted right to work checks

There has been a welcome announcement from the government today, an extension of the temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks. Temporary checks will now continue until 20 June 2021.

Renew Romania 2021

A roadmap for investors and developers who are interested in entering the Romanian renewable energy markets, and for existing market players, insights on how to further streamline the setup, operation and financing of their investments in this sector.

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal finds Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands (CICA) has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal Order (NPO) in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available (in this instance, the provisions of the Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) (Cayman Islands) Order 1978 (the Evidence Order)).


No a***holes

Details confused but principle clear in Hogan Lovells’ new partner pay system The post-merger training wheels for legacy Lovells partners at Hogan Lovells come off this year. For the first two years after merging, legacy Lovells partners were guaranteed a portion of a bonus pool equivalent to 15 per cent of revenue at the international […]


Latham, Davis Polk scoop Manchester United New York listing

Latham & Watkins will be advising Manchester United on its initial public offering in the United States with Davis Polk & Wardwell acting for US underwriters. The US-owned football club chose to go public on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, setting a preliminary fund-raising target of $100m and ending months of speculation that it […]


Simmons’ revenues inch up to £250m as profits jump 15 per cent

Simmons & Simmons has announced its year end results for 2011-12, posting a near 4 per cent rise in turnover and a near 15 per cent rise in average profit per equity partner (PEP). Turnover at Simmons in the 2011-12 financial year was £251.7m, up 3.6 per cent on 2010-11’s £242.9m. Average PEP, meanwhile, was […]

Adrienne Seaman

CME Group associate general counsel: Exchange control

Since associate general counsel Adrienne Seaman arrived at CME Group, conflicts and new regulation have forced massive changes Adrienne Seaman had a tough challenge when she left Taylor Wessing to take over as CME Group director and associate general counsel for Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) in 2008. The global financial exchange, formed in […]

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