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From press releases, brochures and useful fact sheets to commercial briefings and summaries of sector-related activity, we're always up-to-date with the latest business and legal developments.

We regularly produce e-bulletins and news alerts to ensure we keep our clients and contacts informed about topical matters which are likely to affect them. Our lawyers are also available to provide expert comment to journalists on the issues of the day. For any media enquiries, please contact our press team on 020 7457 3010 (or 07833 793595 for out of hours queries).

International news

Norbar Torque Tools acquired by NYSE-listed Snap-on

Our corporate team has advised leading European manufacturer Norbar Torque Tools during its sale to Snap-On Inc, an S&P 500 company based in Wisconsin, for US$72 million.

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New foundation supports the fight against modern slavery

Penningtons Manches Charitable Foundation has been launched at a reception attended by UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland and  broadcaster Julie Etchingham.

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Brexit - what happens next?

We present a series of briefings produced by some of our practice area and sector teams on the key implications of the UK’s landmark decision to leave the EU for both businesses and private individuals.

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Worldnet completes management buyout

We have acted for John Earthey, majority shareholder of the Worldnet group of companies in the UK, on the sale of the UK and Paris businesses to Worldnet's US owners. Grant Thornton also advised on the transaction. 

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Landmark ruling on testamentary freedom

The Supreme Court has given its much anticipated judgment on the case of Ilott v Mitson in which a daughter had been disinherited in her mother's will. The decision is important for potential claimants under the Inheritance Act. 

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Private client alert

The Government has confirmed that significant elements of the draft Finance Bill 2017 affecting non-domiciled individuals and offshore structures have been removed from its contents. The provisions are however likely to be reconsidered later this year.

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Copyright protection boost for fashion industry

A US Supreme Court judgment on the colours, shapes and stripes in cheerleader uniforms is likely to have significant implications for the retail and consumer products sectors.

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Employment alert

In the latest of our series of weekly employment alerts, we focus on whether sleep-in shifts count towards 'time work' for national minimum wage purposes. The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently addressed this issue in three combined cases.

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