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As has been widely noted, online trade grew significantly in 2020. Confined to their homes, consumers relied on the internet for buying food, household products, medical supplies, children’s toys and games, and electronic goods. In response to the increased demand, online marketplaces expanded their range of suppliers. Meanwhile, trying not to lose their traditional customers, offline businesses rapidly moved into the online space.
With “European Cybersecurity Month” drawing to a close, and the Pensions Regulator sharpening its focus on cyber risk as part of its new single code of practice, now is the perfect time for pension scheme trustees to consider this area of significant and growing risk to your scheme.
Cayman registers … they all sound vaguely similar but do very different things (and not always what you are expecting). Where does a Cayman partnership record security that it has granted? Why is a register of security interests irrelevant to what the entity itself has charged? Should a certain register be updated, annotated, just reviewed, provided at all … ?
“An anti-suit injunction is an extreme remedy that is rarely granted and the discretion to grant such an order must be based on the facts of the case and be exercised with caution.”
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Thinking of moving to a firm with a better WFH policy? So far, they are all fairly similar
As we begin to see the tail-off from recession litigation, the pandemic has accelerated all the worst trends in the retail sector
Despite rising profits firms are increasingly looking for ways beyond money to attract people
While some of London’s smaller firms are vanishing, there are plenty more where they came from
A post-merger review gave BCLP a set of goals, but the results so far are mixed
As it edges closer to the £100m revenue mark, PwC Legal is looking for growth in the regions
Shearman & Sterling has raided DLA Piper by bringing in a corporate and finance team to its Paris outpost. The firm has hired DLA Piper’s co-managing partner of France, Xavier Norlain, as well as location heads and partners Jeremy Scemama and Maud Manon, and Matthieu Lampel. Manon is location head of finance and projects at […]
The majority of City partnerships are still overwhelmingly male-dominated despite a raft of diversity and inclusion initiatives in recent years, new research from The Lawyer confirms. While the topic has moved up to the forefront of many firms’ strategies in recent years, exclusive data from The Lawyer UK 200 2021 published on the Signal channel […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has named its next London chief of corporate and commercial litigation, as the firm eyes expansion in the practice off the back of US investments and recent big mandates. The role has gone to partner Samantha Trevan, who succeeds partner Jonathan Rawlings in the role. Trevan is a longtime Freshfields partner. Having […]
Stephenson Harwood is looking to expand its presence in the Middle East with the arrival of The Ince Group’s Dubai managing partner. Rania Tadros is leaving the listed firm after a seven-year stint heading up its regional office, with her move set to be formalised on 1 May 2022 when she will replace Sharon White as […]
Hogan Lovells is in talks to take on 280,000 square feet in a development opposite its Atlantic House headquarters. The firm is understood to have set its sights on Royal London’s upcoming Holborn Viaduct scheme, which comprises Kimberley House (14-21 Holborn Viaduct), Meridian House and 32 Farringdon Street. Altogether, the scheme covers 387,000 square feet, […]
Another private equity house has taken its first foray into the legal sector with the acquisition of a UK200 firm. Consumer firm Fletchers Solicitors has been acquired by an affiliate of Sun European Partners. The private equity business looks for “defensible businesses in growing markets with tangible performance improvement opportunities” and focuses on the business […]
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