We are living in extraordinary times and whilst most people are attempting to carry on as normally as possible, none of us knows what may be round the corner. Many people bear responsibility for others, typically their own children but others assist adults that, for one reason or another, need support.
Cross-border white-collar crime can be notoriously difficult to pursue both for the law enforcement agencies as well as the organisations that suffer the impact and the losses due to criminal activities.
Public authorities make decisions that have an impact on the public almost on a daily basis, none more so than at the present time in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
One of the main keys to sound business dealings are watertight contracts that encompass every facet of the production and supply of your services or products, anticipate all potential risks, both internal and external, and incorporate safeguards to protect the business.
The Supreme Court will hear the appeals of the residue of the commercial insurers that remain in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) versus insurers (known collectively as Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd. and others) i.e. the Business Interruption case who were granted leave to appeal in a leapfrog application, enabling the case to bypass the Appeal Court and go straight to the Supreme Court.
As part of the EU’s “Sustainable Action Plan”, a sustainable finance disclosures regulation (“SFDR”) will come into effect from 10 March 2021 which will impact EU managers, global managers with affiliates in the EU or marketing funds in EU Member States.
Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.
This section aims to provide a brief overview of certain available credit lines integrated into the mutual guarantee system.
Purple Tuesday once again highlighted the need for retailers to do more to ensure a positive experience for disabled customers, and by extension, disabled staff.
As England moved into a second Covid-19 lockdown, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced further proposals to support consumer credit and mortgage borrowers impacted by the pandemic.
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After reinstating salary cuts at the start of the month, listed law firm Gateley has informed investors that its revenue performance showed “considerable resilience” over lockdown. In a trading update released on Friday, Gateley announced that it has generated turnover figures of no less than £50m for the six-month period ending 31 October 2020, which […]
DWF has cut around 40 roles as part of a redundancy round affecting the firm’s secretarial and support workforce. Just months after wrapping a consultation in business services that resulted in the loss of about 10 roles, the listed firm has now concluded another review across its secretarial and administrative base. The firm declined to comment […]
If the criminal Bar is suffering death by a thousand cuts, chalk up another little nick Red Lion Chambers will not be recruiting any pupils for September 2022 after the pandemic led to current pupils having to stay on longer. Things will get back to normal for the set from 2023 onwards. Red Lion takes […]
Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Ryan Beckwith has succeeded in his bid to overturn a 2019 decision that found him in breach of principles set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. After pursuing a High Court challenge against last year’s findings by the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT), Beckwith argued his actions did not cross over […]
The sixth instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler features a variety of regional categories, including a new category for 2020: Real Estate Team of the year.
Penningtons Manches Cooper has closed its US outpost in San Francisco, after addressing the costs of having an on-the-ground presence in the city. The firm has had a presence there since 2014, when legacy Penningtons Manches opened its first international outpost. But the impact of the pandemic on international travel and the costs of sustaining […]