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Banking themes to expect in 2020

Despite the global economy stuttering following months of trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty, and the more recent impact of the global coronavirus pandemic, existing trends in the banking sector continue to march on. In this article, partners Paul Gair and Tim Waller and legal director Harry Parker, give their views on what we’re likely to see across three areas shaping banking at the start of this new decade.

Maintenance orders and Covid-19

Given the speed at which the pandemic has struck, for many the full impact upon financial positions may not be known for a number of months. It would be sensible to negotiate temporary arrangements and avoid applying to court.

Guide to the UK Government proposed reforms to the corporate insolvency regime

By Alastair Lomax In response to the profound market disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic and to stave off a predicted “tsunami” of corporate insolvencies, the UK Government has announced its plans to enact a series of urgent law reforms, aimed at keeping as many of the affected businesses as possible intact and trading. This […]

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Labour relations in the context of quarantine due to coronavirus (Uzbekistan)

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Updates from Canadian courts in response to Covid-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, courts across Canada are drastically reducing their operations. This article provides ongoing updates on the operations of key Canadian courts, as well as links to the latest press releases published by each court.

Kazakhstan: Additional restrictions on export of food adopted in connection with Covid-19

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Copyrights in commercial films

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