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The High Court has handed down judgment in Rolfe & Ors v Veale Wasbrough Vizards providing welcome guidance for data controllers on the approach the High Court will take in claims concerning a one-off data breach.
There have been clear indications that the Government of Canada does not want the Employment Insurance (EI) system to subsidize individuals who are terminated or put on leave due to a refusal to be vaccinated without medical or other valid reasons.
A Q&A guide to tax on corporate transactions in Portugal.
After what feels like months of speculation, the government has launched its consultation on the unregulated ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ (BNPL) sector. We finally have an idea of the direction of travel for the regulation of BNPL.
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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
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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
Partnership demographics in Asia are changing, but the pace is glacial
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 […]
Bolt is embarking on a wide-scale panel review as it expands into new regions and business verticals. Having put a mini panel in place in May this year, the Tallinn-headquartered ride-hailing app will begin looking to assemble a formal panel in early 2022. Though the current panel is largely UK and Western Europe-focused, the new […]
The Ince Group is purchasing corporate advisory business Arden Partners for a proposed £10m, as the listed firm once the again enters the M&A scene. The acquisition should close in the first quarter of 2021. The acquisition of Arden by Ince will value each Arden share at approximately 31 pence. Upon completion of the transaction, […]
Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Reed Smith are lined up on IKEA’s £378m acquisition of Topshop’s former flagship store on Oxford Street. Ingka Investments, IKEA’s largest owner and operator, has agreed to purchase the sprawling property at 214 Oxford Street. The crowning jewel in Philip Green’s Arcadia empire, Topshop’s 100,000-sq ft-store was vacated in December last year. […]
Slaughter and May partners will be able to invest their own money in tech startups enrolled in the firm’s incubator programme. It is the first time Slaughters gives its partnership opportunities for direct investment in companies involved in its 2019-launched Collaborate accelerator, which next year kicks off its third edition. Collaborate cohort members will be […]
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