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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

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Bakers invests over $2m in new innovation arm

Baker McKenzie is debuting a global innovation subsidiary that will collaborate with lawyers across different practices to develop products as part of a large-scale investment in new solutions. The firm is investing more than $2m in a pilot around a new global arm, called Reinvent, that will be led by London IP partner Ben Allgrove, […]

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Eversheds to end flexible working scheme next month

Eversheds Sutherland’s flexible working scheme, which it rolled out as part of a series of Covid-19 measures, is to come to an end on 30 November. In May, the firm announced it was reducing the earnings and working patterns of some lawyers and staff by up to 20 per cent for a six month period. […]

Judgments of Note: Mitsubishi and Enka

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation & Anor v Archos SA & Ors [2020] EWHC 2641 (Pat) (09 October 2020) Sir Alistair Norris at the Patents Court partially favoured claimants Mitsubishi and Sisivel International SA against defendants Archos and others in a litigation concerning standard essential patents (SEPs) in the field of mobile telecommunications. Mitsubishi is the proprietor […]

Black History Month: BCLP’s Segun Osuntokun

I was born in Nigeria and came to England when I was 15 to go to boarding school to do my A-Levels. I did a couple of degrees – economics in London and a law degree in Oxford. I did my articles at and joined Wilde Sapte as a litigator and that is what I […]

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