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SRA provides some breathing space for law firms struggling to obtain PI cover

By Zarina Lawley The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) recently published a useful Q&A article on their website which we recommend all law firms take the time to read. It summarises some of the most common queries the SRA has received from solicitors about their rules and the potential impact of Coronavirus. The article discusses professional […]

New transparency measures in the public procurement field

1. Background Despite the constant update of the public procurement legal framework, the Romanian authorities have signalled several issues related to the public procurement contracts granted to certain companies, in circumstances which are not able to comply, in all cases, with the general principles of transparency and equal treatment. Thus, in order to ensure the […]

Montenegro: Insight into the New Companies Act

The new Montenegrin Companies Act which entered into force on 11 July 2020, is an innovative and thoroughgoing codification of Montenegrin Corporate Law. The legislator opted for a comprehensive legal instrument which, compared to the previous law, contains more detailed and exhaustive rules determining the establishment, management, restructuring, termination and functioning of business entities.

Coronavirus Digest no. 2: Patents and other intellectual property rights

Second volume of the Digest prepared by PLMJ and Inventa International on the crossover between the area of intellectual property and the challenges of COVID-19, especially regarding patents and utility models, as well as all the information on the path to obtaining a vaccine.

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This department was one of the first opened by King & Capital. Our securities lawyers have practised for more than 10 years on average. We also employ expert consultants from both academic institutions and practice areas to assist with particular questions. Scope of expertise Legal opinion about domestic and overseas IPO as issuer’s lawyer Legal […]

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Revealed: Pinsents faces three sets of unfair dismissal claims from former lawyers

Pinsent Masons is fielding three employment tribunal claims from an employment partner, senior associate and associate stemming from its employment practice restructuring last year.  The firm is facing unfair dismissal, sex and maternity-related claims from a senior associate in the Manchester Employment Tribunal tomorrow after the hearing launched last week (8 September). It was listed […]

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Tods Murray: The legacy of the referendum will cast a long shadow

Lawyers south of Hadrian’s Wall may well be forgiven for waking up this morning and wondering what all of the fuss was about as Scotland rejected Alex Salmond’s vision for independence, voting yesterday to stick with the union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. After all, over two years of campaign promises, claims and counter-claims, […]

Today is an important day for UNISON in battle against fees regime, says Eversheds

Eversheds partner Simon Rice-Birchall has commenting on the impending Court of Appeal decision on UNISON’s battle against the fees regime for employment tribunals. According to Rice-Birchall, today (18 September) is an important day in UNISON’s battle against the fees regime, which has resulted in a significant fall in the number of employment tribunal claims. Rice-Birchall […]

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Avoiding panel game pigeonholes

This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging. The larger companies, particularly those that are listed, will choose one or two magic circle firms (a GC might need to keep sweet with more than one, since they […]

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