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Coronavirus Update: Working From Home (again)

A government campaign was launched in early August to actively encourage employees to return to the workplace in an attempt to boost the wider economy and revitalise city centres that had been left empty after months of lockdown. However, within two months, the pandemic appears to have taken a turn for the worse and the government announced yesterday that once again people should work from home wherever possible.

Ukraine relaunches privatisation

September 2020 – Yesterday, 22 September, the President of Ukraine signed the Law which amends the Law of Ukraine “On privatisation of state and communal property” (the “Law”), introduces parliamentary control over the privatisation of state property and “unfreezes” the preparatory procedures to privatise large-scale state-owned objects. The Law was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on 8 September 2020 and will become effective after its official publication.

Cyprus introduces film production incentives

Producers and media companies are invited to utilise the Cyprus landscape and infrastructure and enjoy a variety of legal, corporate and tax incentives for filming in Cyprus under the new Cyprus Filming Scheme.

Legal guide to pre-enforcement steps under Jersey and Guernsey law

The temporary Covid-19 protections offered by the UK government to businesses to prevent them from being subject to winding up petitions or wrongful trading actions are currently due to expire at the end of September (although an extension is very possible).

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Clifford Chance called in as British Steel enters insolvency

British Steel is the latest UK business to be placed into compulsory liquidation, with a number of law firms pitching into advise on matters related to the insolvency. It was revealed today that EY will act as special managers on the liquidation, bringing in Clifford Chance partner Philip Hertz and Iain White for advice. The […]

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Addleshaws and Eversheds lead as British Land offloads pub portfolio

Addleshaw Goddard and Eversheds Sutherland have acted in British Land’s £130m sale of its entire pub portfolio to real estate investment company Aprirose. Real estate partners Michael Scott and Lee Sheldon at Addleshaws are leading for British Land, which is offloading its portfolio of 45 pubs. Eversheds is acting for Aprirose on the deal, led […]

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