5 Take Aways: New Legal Protections For U.S. Healthcare Workers

On December 4, 2020, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (the “HHS”) amended the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (the “PREP Act”) to institute further countermeasures against COVID-19 and prepare for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.  We are pleased to provide the five key takeaways from this latest amendment: TELEHEALTH […]

Mitchell C. ShelowitzManaging Partner, SLG Shelowitz Law Group

Alejandro Castro Angulo of Union Andina participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Is it Practicable To Transfer Personal Data From the EEA Without An Adequacy Finding?

From 1 January 2021, any EEA-based organisation wishing to transfer personal data from the EEA to any non-EEA country will need to be able to show that the processing will receive the same protection as under EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Many firms might consider this to be impracticable from a cost and administration […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

How to Achieve Data Protection by Design and by Default

If you control the means and purpose of processing personal data, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires you to implement appropriate “technical and organisational measures” that are both: designed to implement data protection principles and to integrate the necessary safeguards into the processing to meet the requirements of GDPR and protect the rights of data subjects; […]

Larry FenelonPartner, Leman Solicitors

What does the Government’s “Code of Conduct” practically mean for commercial landlords and tenants?

The Government’s new “Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents” was introduced on 1 October 2020 by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. The Code was promised in the Programme for Government published in July and its purpose is to “facilitate discussions between landlords and tenants impacted by COVID-19”. The Code will be […]

Larry FenelonPartner, Leman Solicitors

Katherine Evans participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Katherine EvansSenior Partner, Mirkwood Evans Vincent

Larry Fenelon participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Larry FenelonPartner, Leman Solicitors

UGGC Avocats strengthens its IP-IT department with the integration of the teams of the ATurquoise law firm, founded by Anne-Marie Pecoraro

UGGC Avocats, a leading business law firm, further strengthens its positions in intellectual property, entertainment, and information technology law, with the arrival of Anne-Marie Pecoraro and her teams. She was the founder and a partner of the ATurquoise law firm. Anne-Marie Pecoraro has more than 25 years of international experience in intellectual property, media and […]

Anne-Marie PecoraroPartner, ATurquoise

COVID-19 Employment Update: Guidance on the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

This recent article by our Employment & Corporate Immigration Team, discusses the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme which came into effect from today 1 September 2020 until 31 March 2021. The scheme, which replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme, has been introduced as part of the July Job Stimulus Plan which offers assistance to employers affected […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors

Nordic Aviation – What is a Scheme of Arrangement?

Nordic Aviation – What is a Scheme of Arrangement? A tumultuous summer In July this year, Nordic Aviation Capital (“NAC”) sought and was granted at the Irish High Court, a scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2014. The scheme’s result saw, amongst other things, a 12-month standstill and deferral of approximately US$5bn of both […]

Dominic ConlonPartner and Head of Corporate, Leman Solicitors