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After Covid-19: Return to work and the “new normal”

COVID-19 has left the whole world shaken. There’s a lot of debate going on about how soon life will return to normal, and whether things will ever be quite the same as used to be. Certainly the ‘post COVID19 return to work’ is a hot topic right now, particularly after recent advice from the UK Government.

Government makes it easier for manufacturers to offer PPE on the European market

Following a European Commission Recommendation published on 13 March 2020 (EC Recommendation), the government have taken steps to relax regulatory requirements in relation to the production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the pandemic. The changes enable manufacturers to place PPE on the market more quickly in an effort to meet the ever increasing demand […]

Angola: banking regulations 2020

The Angolan banking system now comprises 26 banks, it being widely agreed that Angola’s banking institutions will need to continue their consolidation over the next few years – particularly considering that Angolan banking institutions still have a high rate of nonperforming loans (NPLs), despite the 5% reduction in 2018, and are being required to comply with international best practices and standards issued by the Basel Committee on banking supervision.

Changes in the real estate landscape

The past week has seen significant changes for all involved in real estate. This article summaries the key points owners and their advisors need to know.


No5’s Colin Banham successfully represents police officer after three-year IPPC investigation

Three Thames Valley police officers each faced allegations of breaching the Standards of Professional Behaviour in relation to Duties and Responsibilities following an IPCC investigation into a fatal crash on the A413 near Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. PC David Stamp, PC Hugh Flanagan and PC Caroline Irwin had earlier attended the scene of a single vehicle road traffic accident, which […]

Who’s Who Legal recommends VdA lawyers

Nuno Ruiz and Miguel Mendes Pereira are two of the Portuguese lawyers highlighted in Who’s Who Legal for Competition Law in the 2017 edition. The two partners from Competition & EU are among the 11 lawyers distinguished in this Who’s Who ranking.

Karanović & Nikolić shortlisted for IFLR’s Deal Of The Year

Karanović & Nikolić has been shortlisted by IFLR for “Deal of the Year” in the Project Finance category for our assistance in the SASA mine refinancing project in Macedonia. Together with colleagues from Mayer Brown we assisted a group of lenders including Societe Generale, London Branch, Investec Bank and Ohridska Banka AD Skopje on the transaction for […]

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