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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.


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Do firms need a new cybersecurity strategy in the emerging WFH era?

Travers Smith’s chief technology officer Oliver Bethell admits to heart palpitations when the nightmare scenario of a major security breach is raised. The coming months, while most continue to work from home, remain an obvious opportunity for cyber hackers and extortioners to probe vulnerabilities. “Covid-19 hasn’t introduced any new threats – it’s just given the […]


First-year financials emerge for Clifford Chance’s digital arm

Clifford Chance has hit a revenue target set for its digital products unit Applied Solutions, as highlighted in its first full-year accounts. The figures show its turnover was around £610,934, matching an aim as revealed by The Lawyer when the division was launched in July 2018. The revenue figure pales compared to the operating expenses […]

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