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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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Charity Legacy Report provides invaluable sector analysis

A new research report published by Penningtons Manches examines the opinions of charity legacy officers and probate practitioners working in the specialist area of charitable legacies.

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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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International news

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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Insight

Bringing wills into the 21st century

The Law Commission has begun a consultation which aims to update will-making laws in this country so that they are fit for purpose, relevant to life today and in tune with technology. Responses are required by 10 November 2017.

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Commercial dispute resolution update

The Supreme Court has recently wrestled with one of the ‘classic problems’ of the modern law of damages in professional negligence claims. Its ruling has reaffirmed and clarified the 'SAAMCO principle'.

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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 the Supreme Court's ruling that current tribunal fees are unlawful under both common and EU law and that the order bringing them into force must be quashed immediately.

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