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As law firms embrace agile work environments in an effort to compete for talent, are older workers getting left behind? UK law firms are leading the pack when it comes to adopting agile work, according to a recently published CBRE survey of major law firms across 15 markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. […]

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Within technology, the development of artificial intelligence is showing it has the power to supercharge change across industries. According to a recent PwC study, the UK’s GDP will be 10.3 percent higher in 2030 as a result of artificial intelligence specifically — the equivalent of an additional £232 billion. That makes it one of the […]

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Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

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As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]

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