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The impact of unconscious bias in Financial Services M&A transactions

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In any financial services M&A transaction, plenty of consideration is given to the technical aspects of the deal and the regulatory, financial and legal analysis that should be undertaken by buyers as part of the transaction process. But what of the psychological aspects particularly the unconscious influences that impact decision making?

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Update: the business interruption insurance (BII) appeal – will businesses get all they want for Christmas?

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In September we published our summary of the lengthy BII test case judgment to assist businesses in understanding what this meant for them.

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Board Briefing for social care businesses: Legal resilience for the second Covid wave

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Contributing authors: Hazel Phillips and Mei-Ling Huang

Board Briefing for the Social Care sector

It feels like a long time since March. During the first wave, care services were put under unprecedented pressures. Now that the second wave is upon us, our Health & Social Care team is providing an update on the state of play in key areas.

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The key issues businesses should consider before the end of the transition period

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Contributing authors: Irene Trubbiani Montagnac

With the post-Brexit transition period ending in 31 December 2020 and talks between the EU and UK about a Free Trade Agreement (“FTA”) continuing, businesses need to continue to prepare for the key challenges ahead.

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The future of retail: what lessons can we learn from 2020?

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No-one would argue that 2020 hasn’t been tough for retailers but there are some who are emerging as clear winners from this turbulent year.

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The UK’s new immigration system is being implemented in January 2021 – is your business ready for these changes?

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The UK’s new immigration system

The new system has been in the pipeline since the Brexit vote in 2016. Many of the current immigration routes to the UK will be similar under the new system. However, there are two key changes to be aware of.

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The 13th Annual European GRC and GDPR compliance conference

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On 9 November 2020 I had the pleasure of speaking at the 13th Annual European GRC and GDPR compliance conference hosted by Copenhagen Compliance.

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The future of financial services: Cybersecurity and fraud issues

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UK Finance has just published its 2020 Half Year Fraud report, which revealed that in the first half of the year, a total of £207.8 million was lost to authorised push payment (APP) fraud.

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New furlough guidance: analysis of the key changes

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The Government has updated its guidance for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Most of it remains unchanged but the update does provide some important clarifications about the elements of the scheme which might change in forthcoming months.

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Preparing for Brexit: data protection and banks

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As 1 January 2021 is fast approaching, we look at how this may impact on the flow of personal data between the UK and the EU, and what Banks can do to prepare.

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A ‘drive’ in the right direction

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Punjab National Bank (International) Ltd v MBL Highway Development Company Ltd: Success in US $17 million cross border banking claim

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HMRC gets podium position

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The Finance Act 2020 will result in HMRC salvaging its status as a preferential creditor for insolvencies that commence on or after 1 December 2020.

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