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Lexwork EUA Spring Meeting, Amsterdam 21 – 23 May 2020

March 26, 2020

The Annual LEUA Spring Meeting 2020 due to be held from 21 – 23 May 2020 in Amsterdam has been cancelled, due to lock down in the Netherlands for COVID-19. The next meeting will be in Prague from  27 – 29 May 2021.

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Lexwork International Global Autumn Meeting: Toronto, October 2020

December 18, 2019

Shibley Righton are pleased to host the Global Autumn Meeting, which will be held in Toronto from 15 to 17 October 2020.

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Lexwork International Global Annual Meeting in Poland

November 27, 2019

More than 80 lawyers from 30 countries took part in the Lexwork International Global Annual Meeting 2019. Representatives of over 40 law firms came to Cracow, Poland. Lexwork International is an association of high quality mid-sized independent law firms with offices in major cities located across Americas, Europe and Asia. The main topic of discussion was […]

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Member Firm News

78 Attorneys included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan

April 28, 2020

Atsumi & Sakai is a multi-award-winning, independent Tokyo law firm with many of the firm`s lawyers continuously recognized in Japan.  This time,  78 attorneys from our firm were included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.  

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Florent – Legal 500 Recognition

April 27, 2020

The Legal 500 has published its rankings for Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020 (EMEA). Florent is proud that all our focus areas and moreover 10 lawyers have received outstanding rankings and excellent reviews. We are grateful to all our clients and peers for their trust and recommendations. Practice areas: Restructuring and Insolvency: Florent is a small […]

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The Italian Government has adopted New Urgent Legislative Provisions

April 14, 2020

The Italian government has adopted new urgent legislative provisions (Law Decree 8 april 2020, n. 23 – called “Decree for Liquidity”; “DL 23” hereafter), in an effort to assist companies in facing the emergency linked to the COVID-19 epidemic by (i) introducing urgent measures to facilitate access to bank financing (ii) delaying and simplifying fiscal […]

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COVID-19 – Health and Hygiene Measures in the Italian Jurisdiction

April 7, 2020

On Saturday 14 March 2020 a document named “Protocol of regulation of measures to combat and contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the workplace” was signed. In addition to the provisions of Decree of 11 March 2020, the Protocol regulates the measures to be implemented in the workplace. In particular, the Protocol specifies […]

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Practical Application for your Business of the Adopted State Aid – Bulgaria

April 1, 2020

The compensation regime introduced by the Council of Ministers will have an economic impact on business in Bulgaria, which, due to the declared state of emergency and anti-epidemic restrictions, as a result of the pandemic caused by the Covid-19, would suffer serious losses. State aid provides a financial incentive in a number of sectors that […]

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Bulgaria – Emergency Act Regarding the Measures and Safeguards During the State of Emergency

March 30, 2020

Following the adoption of the Emergency Act Regarding the Measures and Safeguards During the State of Emergency on 23 March 2020, the team of Gugushev & Partners Law Office developed a legal review with respect to the key legal amendments being implemented upon its enactment. The present review is developed with the purpose to support […]

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Reciprocal Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between Hong Kong and Mainland China

March 20, 2020

Pre-1997 Pre-1997, the mutual enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong was carried out by way of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. The convention ceased to apply once Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region in 1997 as its application is limited to the enforcement of […]

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Gillespie Macandrew retained as Legal Advisors to SSE

March 20, 2020

Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew has been retained as legal advisor to SSE following their recent panel review.  The appointment, which will take effect in early March, will run for three years. The appointment of SSE’s new legal panel took place alongside the recent sale of their Energy Services business to OVO and their […]

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Two Tanner De Witt Employment Partners named 2020 Thought Leaders by Who’s Who Legal

March 5, 2020

  Tanner De Witt Partners Kim Boreham and Russell Bennett, co-heads of the Employment Practice, are both named as Thought Leaders in Labour & Employment by Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Hong Kong 2020. The honour also secures Tanner De Witt as the only Hong Kong law firm to have two Labour & Employment Thought Leaders recognised by […]

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Excellent Results for our Trademark Practice in the recent WTR1000 Rankings

February 15, 2020

Aron Laszlo received gold, Barnabás Mező silver ranking in the Hungarian list of top trade mark professionals. The practice was praised as a “superb team, “with inbound work from across Europe coming in at a rate of knots”. Thanks to our fantastic clients and congrats to the entire IP team! See in detail at: […]

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Tanner de Witt – Client Choice Award 2020 – Ian De Witt

February 13, 2020

Today it is with great pleasure that we announce Ian De Witt is a Client Choice Award winner for 2020. Lexology and Law Business Research present the award after receiving nominations by corporate counsel and clients of Ian. Upon completion of their research, they award Ian as a worthy winner with excellent reviews. Past reviews include: A client enthuses: “Ian’s approach is […]

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New Foreign Investment Restrictions in Tech, Infrastructure and Data

January 30, 2020

By Nevena Simidjiyska, Co-Chair, International Trade Group at Fox Rothschild LLP Starting Feb. 13, 2020, U.S. companies in tech, infrastructure and data seeking minority or controlling foreign investment will require approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) before closing certain transactions. The change stems from the Foreign Investment Risk Review […]

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The Legal 500 2020 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

January 28, 2020

Tanner De Witt is proud to once again be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2020 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham have retained their leading individual ranking, while Sunny Hathiramani–promoted to partner in 2019–is recognised as a […]

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Gillespie Macandrew nominated for Three Categories at the Scottish Legal Awards

January 17, 2020

Delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for THREE categories at The Scottish Legal Awards: • Real Estate Team of The Year • Legal Technology Award • Rising Star of the Year – Ross MacRae.

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Hong Kong Law Society Awards Tanner De Witt Solicitors for Pro Bono Services

January 14, 2020

We are delighted to announce that three members of our team have won awards in The Law Society of Hong Kong’s 2019 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held on 19 December 2019. Tanner De Witt Pro Bono Award Winners, L to R: Elizabeth Seymour-Jones, Mark Chiu, and Kim Boreham Gold […]

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