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Commercial rent recovery: no CRAR, no problem

In an effort to lessen financial pressure on businesses, the Government has suspended Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) until March 2021 unless certain conditions are met.

Webinar: Marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction- where are we now?

The panel discussed the key themes up for debate in the ongoing fourth session of the Intergovernmental Conference dedicated to the negotiation of a legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.

International data transfers – Brexit and Schrems II: Impact for funds

There have been several recent developments in connection with international data transfers.  The most significant of these are the conclusion of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on 31 December 2020 and the European Court of Justice’s “Schrems II” decision.  This briefing considers the implications of both for investment funds.

EU Regulator Warning on Post-Brexit Financial Services EU Access Exemptions

The European Securities and Markets Association (“ESMA”) has published a statement on reverse solicitation of clients by third country firms following Brexit and the end of the UK transition period on 31 December 2020. It has identified what it calls “questionable practices” by firms in this regard, for example, using general clauses or online pop-up “I agree” […]


Sally Davies Mayer Brown

The Hot 100 Career Quiz: Sally Davies

Name: Sally Davies Firm: Mayer Brown Position: Partner In Hot 100 for: Becoming Mayer Brown’s first female London senior partner. Read her full Hot 100 entry. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? There was a particularly hideous checking exercise of a trial bundle. There had been some photocopying errors, which meant the whole set […]

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