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Foreign investment into the UK limited by national security concerns?

Paul Marmor spoke at the recent annual Alliott Group worldwide conference in Vancouver, on the UK government’s concerns over foreign investment and national security.  Looking from a UK perspective, Paul talked about the growing trend, particularly among Western governments, towards scrutinising foreign mergers and take-overs, and even intervening, where there is a perception that national …

Foreign investment into the UK limited by national security concerns?

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Seeing red – Louboutin’s trademark victory at the ECJ

In 1992 a fashion designer borrowed a pot of red nail varnish from his assistant, and in painting the sole of a stiletto heel in the scarlet colour, created a brand that is to many recognisable throughout the world as the work of Christian Louboutin. Earlier this summer, the European Court of Justice ruled that …

Seeing red – Louboutin’s trademark victory at the ECJ

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The Withdrawal Agreement-Review of its content so far

On 27 March 2018, the European Union accepted the amendments to the European Commission’s revised draft of the withdrawal agreement negotiated with the UK so far.  The agreement is expected to form the basis of a treaty that will govern both the withdrawal of the UK from the EU and the transition period following that …

The Withdrawal Agreement-Review of its content so far

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Sherrards award Intercultural Trophy to Institut Français, UK

Geraldine Fabre, a partner in Sherrards’ French team took to the stage at PWC’s London offices last week to announce the winner during the French Chamber of Commerce’s annual cross cultural quiz evening. Focusing on Sherrards international outlook in the face of increasing protectionist trends around the world, Geraldine praised the Institut Français’ commitment to …

Sherrards award Intercultural Trophy to Institut Français, UK

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Doing business in China: A legal perspective

With a booming economy, China has become an economic powerhouse for UK businesses looking to expand, as a result of the country’s high growth and investment potential. While the Chinese market is attractive to investors across a range of sectors, the country has a reputation for being a difficult market to penetrate from an international …

Doing business in China: A legal perspective

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The relevance of legal directories discussed at showcase panel, at the IBA conference in Sydney

Paul Marmor, head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution and responsible for the development of Sherrards’ International Services, recently presented at a panel at the International Bar Association’s annual conference in Sydney, on the relevance of legal directories. The panel included David Burgess, the Publishing Director of the Legal 500, which is among the most prestigious …

The relevance of legal directories discussed at showcase panel, at the IBA conference in Sydney

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