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Sending in the bailiffs… no longer an option for landlords

On 15 September 2020, the government announced further measures to protect commercial tenants from recovery action by restricting the ability of landlords to recover unpaid rent by utilising the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery process (“CRAR”).

What price do you put on the environment?

The pandemic has challenged a lot of the ways we do things, and large scale on-site catering has been subject to more change than most. For some, this has meant the logistical challenge of delivering meals to residents at a distance from a central kitchen, and alongside the physical distribution, this has brought about the need to procure packaging for hot meals.

SMAs – a phoenix from the flames of Covid-19?

One of the consequences of the slowdown in fundraising caused by the recent pandemic seems to have been an increase in the use of Separately Managed Accounts as investment vehicles.

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Skyscanner’s former GC finds new role at Trustpilot

Review website Trustpilot has hired a new chief legal and policy officer from Skyscanner. Carolyn Jameson has joined Trustpilot, founded in Denmark, to oversee its legal and public affairs globally, as well as to ensure that the platform continues to grow. She will report to the company’s founder and CEO Peter Holten Mühlmann and will […]

Behind the deal: Why Tullett Prebon’s deal with ICAP was a tough gig for its new GC

Seven months into his new role at Tullett Prebon, general counsel Philip Price was already finalising a deal with rival broker ICAP on the acquisition of its voice broking business.  For Price, this was the first major transaction he was involved in since joining Tullett Prebon as its new group general counsel, having left his […]

Former RBS in-houser leaves White & Case after a year

RBS’ former litigation head Laura Durrant, who joined White & Case amid a spate of hires to its financial institutions group, has left the firm after little over a year. Durrant previously spent eight years at RBS and four years as an associate at Herbert Smith Freehills. Following her exit from White & Case, she […]

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