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How UK employers can deal with special circumstances of Covid-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points of employment law for employers.

COVID-19 and investment protection

As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?

Cayman Islands Employment Update

The first ever electronic meeting of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 23 April 2020 considered a number of pieces of legislation, largely in response to the COVID-19 emergency, that are likely to be of interest to local employers and employees. This note is intended to provide a brief overview of the key changes: some […]

Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…


Norton Rose Fulbright

Eight US partners leave Quinn to set up spin-off boutique

Eight lawyers at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in New York have left the firm to launch their own boutique, Selendy & Gay PLLC. The boutique gets its name from the two founding partners, Philippe Selendy and Faith Gay, who were both prominent partners practising in securities litigation.  

Passing the baton - legacy management

Eversheds reshuffles Africa and Middle East management

Eversheds Sutherland has made its latest management reshuffles with the firm announcing new heads of its African and Middle Eastern operations. Former Middle East regional managing partner Nasser Ali Khasawneh is the new chairman for the region. He will also fill the role of TMT sector head for the Middle East, and will be the firm’s UAE senior office partner.

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