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5G is perhaps the most fundamental technological development in a generation. It is the profound combination of human capability, artificial intelligence, smart devices and connectivity that will come to define a world in which businesses must be innovative, resilient and competitive.

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Brexit: governing law, jurisdiction and enforcing judgments

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UK Supreme Court rules on Covid-19 business interruption claims

The much anticipated decision of the UK Supreme Court in a test case addressing insurance coverage issues arising in connection COVID-19 business interruption (“BI”) claims was handed down on January 15, 2021 in FCA v. Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd., [2021] UKSC.

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Ban on evicting commercial tenants extended

On 9 December 2020 the Government confirmed that the evictions ban on commercial tenants for non-payment of rent will be extended until the end of March 2021, protecting business owners affected by COVID-19.

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DWF is increasing the number of leave days permitted for carers to give “more flexibility” to staff looking after a dependant during lockdown. The listed firm has opted for an additional day’s leave by increasing its carer’s leave policy from a half day to one day and a half for caring purposes. In addition, it has […]

Five City lawyers make the grade in Hogan Lovells promotions

Hogan Lovells has unveiled its new partner class for 2021, with five lawyers in London attaining promotion. Of the five City members, Yasmin Waljee becomes Hogan Lovells’ first pro bono partner in Europe having been a longtime leader of the firm’s efforts outside the US. Other London lawyers reaching promotion are Francis Booth, Oliver Humphrey […]

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Gibson Dunn refuels in London with HSF hire

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has added a new partner into its real estate finance practice, after a string of exits from the firm’s City transactional groups last year. The US firm is adding Robert Carr as a partner from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). The finance specialist, who has spent almost 15 years at HSF, will […]

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A&O offers five extra days emergency leave for staff

Allen & Overy is offering parents an additional five days of paid leave to support them during the third lockdown. The firm offers five days of paid emergency leave in a 12 month rolling period and in response to the latest restrictions has reset this. This means that employees have an additional five days of paid […]

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