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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


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City trio lead on Apex £1.5bn takeover of Sanne Group

Kirkland & Ellis, Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Addleshaw Goddard have won the top roles on Apex Group’s £1.5bn takeover bid for alternative asset fund administrator Sanne Group. Apex trumped private equity house Cinven’s £1.4bn offer, after it made a fifth, unsolicited bid for the business at 875p a share in June – valuing it […]


Linklaters’ GC steps down after almost two decades

The general counsel of Linklaters is stepping down after 17 years, becoming the latest in-house veteran of the magic circle to leave the position this year. Raymond Cohen was one of the first general counsel to be appointed in City law firms. He was previously a partner in the financial services offering at the firm […]


Tribunal sides with Linklaters in sexual harassment claim

The Employment Tribunal has rejected claims of sexual harassment from a former paralegal who had directed allegations against Linklaters and the chief operating officer of its in-house tech startup. The case concerned allegations against Partha Mudgil, who left Linklaters’ Nakhoda startup back in February 2020 having been chief operating officer (COO) of the firm’s in-house […]

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