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Sending in the bailiffs… no longer an option for landlords

On 15 September 2020, the government announced further measures to protect commercial tenants from recovery action by restricting the ability of landlords to recover unpaid rent by utilising the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery process (“CRAR”).

What price do you put on the environment?

The pandemic has challenged a lot of the ways we do things, and large scale on-site catering has been subject to more change than most. For some, this has meant the logistical challenge of delivering meals to residents at a distance from a central kitchen, and alongside the physical distribution, this has brought about the need to procure packaging for hot meals.

SMAs – a phoenix from the flames of Covid-19?

One of the consequences of the slowdown in fundraising caused by the recent pandemic seems to have been an increase in the use of Separately Managed Accounts as investment vehicles.

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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has shaken up its London management team for the first time in over a decade, announcing a new senior partner role. Former co-managing partner Richard East has taken up the senior partner job, while Sue Prevezer QC will continue to co-manage the office with Ted Greeno stepping in to fill […]

Reed Smith opens in Dallas with 16 new recruits

Reed Smith has opened a new office in Dallas, marking its third outpost in the US state alongside an existing presence in Houston and Austin. The firm has recruited eight partners from a trio of firms including Perkins Coie, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner and Bracewell. It hired partner Bobby Majumder, who previously headed the Perkins […]

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Cohen & Gresser bolsters M&A practice in London

Cohen & Gresser has added to its London team, hiring an M&A and restructuring partner from DAC Beachcroft. Graeme Bell is the firm’s third London partner and he will focus his efforts on growing the M&A and restructuring team in London. He has been named as the firm’s head of PE in London. He was […]

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