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Coronavirus Portugal: Simplified lay-off

The simplified lay-off is an exceptional and temporary measure aimed at maintaining jobs in companies in a business crisis, which may choose between reducing normal working periods and/or suspending employment contracts.

Possibilities for a better London

This year the Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) Summit was held virtually and included a discussion on “London: a ‘Good Growth’ Recovery” between Natalie Campbell, the recently appointed CEO of Belu Water (the social enterprise company which fulfils the water requirements of the UK’s catering sector, giving most of its profits to WaterAid) and Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London.

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Clydes secures landmark deal with litigation funder

Clyde & Co has entered into an arrangement with listed-funder Litigation Capital Management (LCM) as firms seek more cost-efficient ways to finance cases for clients. Under the arrangement, Clydes will engage LCM when their clients express an interest in funding to discuss what options can be taken. As well as seeking out support from LCM […]

O’Melveny loses City funds duo to Akin Gump

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is hiring two funds partners from O’Melveny & Myers ahead of the latter firm’s proposed tie-up with Allen & Overy. The Lawyer can reveal that Aleksander Bakic and Daniel Quinn are joining Akin Gump as its first dedicated UK-qualified private equity funds partners in the City. Akin Gump currently […]

Clifford Chance fills infrastructure PE gap with OMERS hire

An alumnus of Clifford Chance‘s private equity group has rejoined the firm as a partner, plugging a gap left by Amy Mahon and Brendan Moylan who both left for US firms last year. Toby Parkinson is returning to the magic circle firm from Omers Infrastructure, where he was a director in its legal team. His […]

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