By Vladimir Komarov The ” Black swan ” of coronavirus has already led such economic sectors as tourism, air transportation, hotel business, and non-food retail to a deep crisis. We can confidently predict that violations of contractual obligations, unilateral termination of contracts and other consequences of the disease and measures to combat it will affect […]
Taking into account the epidemiological situation in the world, as well as the need to ensure macroeconomic stability and stimulate foreign economic activity, the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan regularly puts in place a number of measures to support the population during the period of combating the spread of coronavirus infection.
Tatyana Popovkina and Mirzaaziz Ruziev Limitations set in order to prevent spread of coronavirus infection affect all business processes, including employer-employees labour relations. In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan ‘On priority measures to mitigate the negative impact on sectors of the economy by the coronavirus pandemic and global […]
By Assel Ilyasova On 31 March 2020, the Eurasian Economic College adopted an additional decision aimed at establishing a temporary export ban of food products from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union: Until 30 June 2020, the ban was established on the export of onions, garlic, turnips, rye, rice, buckwheat, millet, cereals, wholemeal flour […]
Azerbaijan is one of the world’s oldest oil producers and the city of Baku and the Absheron Peninsula have long been known as historic sites for oil.
In the digitalized world order, many needs and topics such as communication, socialization, and information are provided through the internet environment. Contents, data and information are transmitted over the internet and made available by transmission. The increasing use of the Internet every day and the widening of its usage areas brought along the necessity of […]
This article considers some practical considerations for trustees and private wealth practitioners as they look to the future.
One of the few good things about lockdown is the way it’s encouraged us to tackle overdue domestic chores. Hey, even if that just meant tidying our sock drawer, we feel better as a result. So why not take this opportunity to do something similar in your legal practice?
Last month, Ofcom warned against the prevalence of false or misleading information about Coronavirus. According to the media regulator, many people are unable to tell the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to COVID-19, and the latest estimates are that fake news has reached a billion social media users.
This briefing by Kate Rogers gives a short overview of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, which was first read in the House of Commons on 20 May 2020 and is intended to proceed to the House of Lords following its final stages in the House of Commons on 3 June 2020.
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Simmons & Simmons‘ staff have been asked to take a 20 per cent pay cut for up to six months, as the firm ushers in further measures to tackle the effects of Covid-19. The Lawyer understands that staff have been asked to vote online later this month for a 20 per cent reduction in hours with […]
Stephenson Harwood is pushing for major changes in its Hong Kong office following the recent announcement to shut down its Beijing office. The firm is cutting back on partners and associates in Hong Kong under the new leadership of Greater China managing partner Jamie Stranger. It is understood that around six partners and 20 associates […]
Four firms have secured a place on High Speed 1 (HS1)’s £15m legal panel. Linklaters, DLA Piper, Addleshaw Goddard and Herbert Smith Freehills have been appointed to the rail operator’s new panel, worth between £10m and £15m. The framework is divided into eight lots with Linklaters appointed to two lots, Herbert Smith to three lots, […]
Sidley Austin is keeping all 11 of its trainee qualifiers this September as newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors. Ten of the 11 are staying on full-time, while one is on a fixed-term contract for six months. Four of the NQs will join Sidley’s M&A and private equity divisions, two will go to banking and financial services, while […]
Days after Debevoise & Plimpton revealed its new office in Luxembourg, KPMG Legal is to make the same move with a team hire from Charles Russell Speechlys. The accountancy firm’s legal arm has opened a local office under the banner of “KPMG Law Luxembourg” and has hired David Louis, the head of Charles Russell Speechlys’ […]
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