Firms have rushed to take advantage of digital solutions for contracts
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a real test of agility for retailers. The need to act quickly and make difficult decisions has put a strain on many aspects of the industry. But, it has also presented some opportunities and forced retailers to tackle issues that have been there for a long time.
The latest piece of the GMP equalisation jigsaw was handed down by the High Court on 20 November 2020, as part of the long-standing litigation relating to Lloyds Banking Group’s pension schemes. The judgment is significant as it will impact the vast majority of UK defined benefit pension schemes which provide GMPs accrued between 17 […]
In this podcast we discuss how climate change is likely to be at the top of the global political agenda in 2021.
US Election special plus an update on developments in the UK
Recent judgments in Spain place limits on this way of looking at tax treaties
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Outlining the legal framework for trading online
What will be the fallout for London at a time when so much is changing?
On 12 November 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a report presenting its analysis and conclusions on the readiness of certain investment funds that have significant exposure to corporate debt and real estate assets to potential future adverse shocks, as well as five priority action areas which would contribute to their future […]
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The fourth instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Eastern Europe shortlist entries.
The third instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Northern Europe shortlist entries.
Clifford Chance is the latest City firm to win a mandate from the UK Government as it seeks legal advice on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The magic circle firm has won a mandate lasting until March 2021 to advise the Department of Health and Social Care, though details around the advice provided in […]
The forex rigging cartel dispute in the Competition Appeal Tribunal has been postponed, as the tribunal awaits judgment in the Mastercard/Merricks case. The claim dates to 2013, when allegations of collusion and manipulation were made against several banks. In 2014, the Financial Conduct Authority hit Citibank, JP Morgan, HSBC, EBS and UBS with fines which […]
The entry of a Stockport-based conveyancing firm into this year’s UK 200 has shone a light onto the changing face of the UK legal services market. Conveyancing firm O’Neill Patient entered the UK Top 100 this year for the first time with a turnover of £31.2m. The gulf between O’Neill Patient and the UK’s largest […]
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has decided to take up extra space in its City building and extend its lease. The firm has taken on an extra half a floor in its premises in High Holborn. It opened its London office in 2008 and it has since grown into one of the top litigation firms […]