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CEE: Competition Monthly Bulletin – September/October 2020

Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, antitrust, and unfair competition in the region. Merger Control Antitrust – Cartel Prohibition Antitrust – Abuse of Dominance Unfair Competition Sector enquiries, legislation and guidance

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The Lawyer Awards in association with Travelers Virtual Ceremony – this is the must-attend event for the legal sector. Watch the finalists tell their story through our series of videos exploring what it takes to be successful in the legal industry in the lead up to the Awards Ceremony Join us from your home or your office for our livestream of the winners’ announcements hosted by The Lawyer editorial team Register for free, and be the first to see the 2020 winners announced during the live broadcast on Tuesday 3 November 2020, 4pm GMT.

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BLM promotes 12 lawyers after Covid-19 delay

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UK Litigation 50: The firms most (and least) likely to instruct female barristers

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EY Law sets out post-pandemic strategic expansion plan

The leadership of EY Law is in the midst of developing a strategy for the next three years, which will be largely inspired by changes brought about by the pandemic. Philip Goodstone, EY’s head of law for the UK and Ireland, has been working on the exercise alongside other firm leadership members. The firm will […]

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