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Commercial awareness news round-up for prospective and current UK-based corporate lawyers.

(Cover art photo provided by Joel & Jasmin Førestbird)

The Commercial Awareness Podcast Tapiwa Museba

    • News Commentary

Commercial awareness news round-up for prospective and current UK-based corporate lawyers.

(Cover art photo provided by Joel & Jasmin Førestbird)

    Episode 62: Virtual GPs, Landmark Supreme Court Decision and more

    Episode 62: Virtual GPs, Landmark Supreme Court Decision and more

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    Contact: commawarepod@gmail.com

    Instagram: @commawarepod

    DW Sports Administration

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-53635211

    Dixons Carphone Job Cuts

    https://www.retailgazette.co.uk/blog/2020/08/dixons-carphone-to-axe-800-jobs-as-it-overhauls-store-management/

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/aug/04/dixons-carphone-to-get-rid-of-800-managers-across-uk-stores

    Law Firm updates

    https://www.thelawyer.com/irwin-mitchell-enters-redundancy-consultations-as-110-roles-face-axe/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/wfw-cuts-12-pa-roles-after-consultation-process/

    Uber Acquisition

    https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/06/uber-picks-up-autocab-to-push-into-places-its-own-app-doesnt-go/

    Auto Sale Rebound

    https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/market-insights/latest-news/oil/080520-uk-july-new-car-registrations-up-113-on-year-smmt

    Eat Out to Help Out

    https://www.ft.com/content/96c2f36c-18ce-4fd4-9bc0-4f68a7bee467

    Reflective Loss

    https://bit.ly/2DCeAvx

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    Virtual Care Merger

    https://bit.ly/2C90QYi

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    https://on.ft.com/2DJ6KQy

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    Created, Written and Narrated by: Tapiwa Museba

    • 23 min
    Episode 61.5 (Minisode): Headlines and Mid-Season Break

    Episode 61.5 (Minisode): Headlines and Mid-Season Break

    https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

    Contact: commawarepod@gmail.com

    Instagram: @commawarepod

    Amazon Antitrust

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/29/21347083/jeff-bezos-amazon-tech-antitrust-hearing-jayapal-questioning

    Santander Historic Loss

    https://www.ft.com/content/5e2d24f2-5a4c-40e8-a7f7-6fc8f1bebe58

    Production Restart Scheme

    https://viewpoints.reedsmith.com/post/102gcgc/uk-government-steps-in-to-help-film-tv-producers

    Law Firm Updates

    https://www.thelawyer.com/bird-bird-closes-berlin-workspace-after-just-one-year/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/osborne-clarke-brings-back-over-80-employees-from-furlough/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/hogan-lovells-to-trial-15-per-cent-capacity-in-office-pilot/

    PSA Radical Changes

    https://www.ft.com/content/ff5d8795-ee73-4c92-a1bf-34cef0639909

    ONS Retail Stats

    https://www.ons.gov.uk/businessindustryandtrade/retailindustry/bulletins/retailsales/june2020

    Created by: Tapiwa Museba

    Full-Length Episodes Return on 8 August.

    • 3 min
    Episode 61: Apple 13bn Tax Victory, Real Estate Woes and more

    Episode 61: Apple 13bn Tax Victory, Real Estate Woes and more

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    Contact: commawarepod@gmail.com

    Instagram: @commawarepod

    Boohoo Selloff

    https://bit.ly/2WT04WI

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jul/10/boohoo-shareholder-sells-off-shares-aberdeen-standard-investments

    FCA-Waymo Partnership

    https://on.ft.com/3009Jg9

    https://www.ft.com/content/228e2aee-6182-4d6b-8a69-e31cc19e4c9d

    Law Firm Updates

    https://www.thelawyer.com/travers-reduces-annual-bonuses-as-part-of-covid-19-cuts/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/freeths-to-cut-80-roles-in-redundancy-process/

    Wire card Follow-Up

    https://www.ft.com/content/77d6b91f-0cf9-48dd-a08d-2c46dafe9791

    Crossrail News

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jul/23/crossrail-opening-delayed-again-due-to-coronavirus

    Morgan Stanley-China Relations

    https://www.ft.com/content/1d93318d-fe3a-44b3-976d-094367960aac

    Apple Tax Win

    https://bit.ly/39qC3eE

    https://on.ft.com/2CNC28G

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    Down-valuation

    https://bit.ly/3f1AXa8

    https://bbc.in/2EefEpe

    • 18 min
    Episode 60: Shades of Sherlock, Amazon/Apple Antitrust and more

    Episode 60: Shades of Sherlock, Amazon/Apple Antitrust and more

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    Contact: commawarepod@gmail.com

    Instagram: @commawarepod

    Links for the stories:

    OneWeb Stake

    https://bbc.in/2ZEHZgT

    DWF Mentor Scheme

    https://bit.ly/2Wug3ub

    BA to Retire 747

    https://bbc.in/3hcelpe

    Law Firm Updates

    https://bit.ly/2Cmzz4Q

    https://bit.ly/3jgPOAY

    High Street Updates

    https://bbc.in/2Wv1tm5

    https://bbc.in/3fGfLb8

    14-Day Challenge Update

    https://bit.ly/2ZE5WEX

    Digital Advertising

    https://on.ft.com/3jgPUZm

    Apple/Amazon Antitrust

    https://bit.ly/2CIVMd9

    https://reut.rs/2OCECR3

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    https://on.wsj.com/2CdKRZi

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    Enola Holmes

    https://bit.ly/3eAfG7j

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    Created, Written, and Hosted by: Tapiwa Museba

    Episode Contributor: Matthieu Lawson

    • 35 min
    Episode 59: Wirecard, AllSaints CVA and more

    Episode 59: Wirecard, AllSaints CVA and more

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    Contact: commawarepod@gmail.com

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/commawarepod/

    Links for the stories:

    AllSaints

    https://bit.ly/38tMHRi

    https://bit.ly/3dVRNqE

    Wirecard

    Timecode for analysis: (17:38)

    https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/04/27/2127427/the-house-of-wirecard/

    https://on.ft.com/3izY0Mk

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    Created by: Tapiwa Museba

    • 27 min
    Episode 58: Intu Administration, EC Antitrust Investigations and more

    Episode 58: Intu Administration, EC Antitrust Investigations and more

    https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

    Contact: commawarepod@gmail.com

    Instagram: @commawarepod

    Links for the stories:

    UK Reopening

    https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-politics-53153277/lockdown-easing-english-pubs-can-reopen-from-4-july

    Law Firm Updates

    https://www.thelawyer.com/coronavirus-law-firm-updates/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/dentons-sets-up-track-and-trace-system-for-city-re-opening/

    Intu Administration

    https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-shopping-centre-giant-intu-puts-administrator-on-standby-12001614

    High Street Rent

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/25/uk-retailers-pay-only-14-of-25bn-rent-due-this-week

    Aston Martin Fundraising

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aston-martin-issue/aston-martin-turns-to-stock-offering-to-bolster-capital-idUSKBN23X0XZ

    Huawei UK HQ

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2020/06/25/huaweis-1bn-cambridge-lab-approved-geopolitical-row-plays-local/

    EC Antitrust

    https://www.ft.com/content/92674509-7f1b-4864-b6c9-28da713d5a2a

    https://www.thelawyer.com/french-and-us-firms-lead-on-fiat-chryslers-35bn-deal-with-peugeot/

    Intu Administration

    https://www.ft.com/content/97b54a02-4ccf-4ac5-b31c-03e71a9abc40

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/apr/23/commercial-property-landlords-banned-from-demanding-rent-arrears

    https://www.thelawyer.com/linklaters-lined-up-on-intu-administration/

    Created by: Tapiwa Museba

    • 18 min

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