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FCA test case ruling – welcome news for businesses

The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

Can SECR fill the void where ESOS failed?

Whilst Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) could be seen at first glance as a watered down ESOS without the site audits, it has the ability to deliver a wide range of energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures for organisations for years to come in a way that ESOS alone will never achieve.

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The long read: Managing partners talk lawyering after Brexit

When the UK woke up to Brexit on 24 June many of the country’s lawyers had already been fielding calls throughout a long and sleepless night from clients worried about the potential impact on their businesses. A procession of firms including Clifford Chance, Dechert, Linklaters and Simmons & Simmons had launched hotlines or were operating […]

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