Monthly Archives: October 2020

Palladian Partners LP & Ors v The Republic of Argentina & Anor – Tilting the Balance to Fraud

Background The underlying dispute relates to securities issued by the Republic of Argentina (the Defendant) and held by the Claimants as part of a debt restructuring. Annual payments are due under the securities subject to certain pre-conditions being met. The …

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Coronavirus update: Job Support Scheme

The Job Support Scheme (Open for Business) The Job Support Scheme (Open) should be used when a business can open safely and has not been forced to close. At its core, from 1 November 2020 the government will contribute to …

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Coronavirus bulletin: Shielding Revisited

This guidance aims to be less restrictive and strike a careful balance between the psychological impact of measures to protect the extremely clinically vulnerable and the physical health risks of the virus. People in this category are being advised to …

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Test-and-trace data sharing: a healthy lesson for private-sector businesses on the importance of transparency

The BBC reported this week that the UK Department of Health and Social Care could share contact-tracing information with police in…

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What the FCA’s business interruption case means for your business

In June 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority initiated a claim against eight defendant insurers, seeking to answer the question of whether business interruption losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are covered under certain insurance policies. The regulator adopted an impressive …

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Good(ish) news for BA

In July 2019 the Information Commissioners Office announced an intention to fine BA £183M for infringements of the GDPR. Around 400,000…

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End of Furlough – what happens next?

The Job Support Scheme The Job Support Scheme starts on 1 November 2020, immediately after the furlough scheme ends. The government will step in to partially top up pay for workers who are not needed to work their full contracted …

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Top 5 tips for successful Private Equity investment

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