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

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The Commercial Awareness Podcast Tapiwa Museba

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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)

    Episode 70: Subway Bread Isn’t Bread, Marriott Data Breach and more

    Episode 70: Subway Bread Isn’t Bread, Marriott Data Breach and more

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    App Tax Cut

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/18/apple-will-cut-app-store-fees-by-half-to-15percent-for-small-developers.html

    Dunkin Acquired

    https://stories.inspirebrands.com/inspire-acquire-dunkin-donuts-baskin-robbins/

    HuffPost Acquired

    https://techcrunch.com/2011/03/07/aol-closes-315-million-huffington-post-acquisition/

    ES Development

    https://www.thelawyer.com/eversheds-seeks-to-end-lockdown-career-fomo-with-new-scheme-for-juniors/

    24 Hour Shopping

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55126371

    Arcadia Administration

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-55139369

    Marriott Fined

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    https://www.cityam.com/marriott-international-fined-18-4m-over-customer-data-breach/

    https://www.ft.com/content/2a34b554-ef5c-11e5-9f20-c3a047354386

    https://ico.org.uk/media/about-the-ico/consultations/2618333/ico-draft-statutory-guidance.pdf

    https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2020/10/ico-fines-marriott-international-inc-184million-for-failing-to-keep-customers-personal-data-secure/

    https://news.marriott.com/news/2020/10/30/marriott-international-update-on-conclusion-of-uk-ico-investigation-into-starwood-database-security-incident

    https://www.pwc.com/us/en/deals/publications/assets/pwc-when-cyber-threatens-m-and-a.pdf

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    https://www.ft.com/content/243cabcc-a253-11e9-a282-2df48f366f7d

    Subway Bread

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    https://www.thebfa.org/franchise-directory/subway-uk-ireland/

    https://library.croneri.co.uk/cch_uk/bvc/1991-bvc-818

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    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/01/irish-court-rules-subway-bread-is-not-bread

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/food-products-and-vat-notice-70114

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/catering-takeaway-food-and-vat-notice-7091

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    • 38 min
    Episode 69: Disney & IBM Restructuring, Final LVMH/Tiffany Update and more

    Episode 69: Disney & IBM Restructuring, Final LVMH/Tiffany Update and more

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    Lockdown

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-54763956

    Furlough Scheme Extended

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/furlough-scheme-extended-and-further-economic-support-announced

    Apple Regulatory Warning

    https://on.ft.com/35NjL5Y

    Sainsbury’s Losses

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54818644

    LCV Sale Rise

    https://www.companynewshq.com/company-news/automotive-company-news/uk-van-market-sees-order-boost-ahead-of-christmas-season-up-13-3-smmt/

    Reed Smith Training

    https://www.reedsmith.com/en/news/2020/11/reed-smith-to-launch-new-professional-sqe-training-path-in-2022

    Disney/IBM Restructuring

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uniliver-restructuring-idUSKBN27I1TQ

    https://www.ibm.com/investor/att/pdf/IBM-2Q20-Earnings-Prepared-Remarks.pdf

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/20/ibm-earnings-q2-2020.html

    https://newsroom.ibm.com/2020-07-20-IBM-Reports-2020-Second-Quarter-Results#:~:text=Revenue%20of%20%2418.1%20billion%2C%20down,for%20divested%20businesses%20and%20currency

    https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/the-walt-disney-company-reports-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-earnings-for-fiscal-2019/

    https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/app/uploads/2020/08/q3-fy20-earnings.pdf

    https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/the-walt-disney-company-announces-strategic-reorganization-of-its-media-and-entertainment-businesses/

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/13/21514728/disney-streaming-reorganization-plus-espn-hulu-studios-movies-network-tv-shows-pandemic

    https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/disneys-fiscal-full-year-and-q4-2020-earnings-results-webcast/

    LVMH/Tiffany Renegotiate

    https://www.lvmh.com/news-documents/press-releases/tiffany-and-lvmh-modify-merger-price/

    https://www.ft.com/content/de56b836-d7ad-4782-8f0a-b89f5d288d5e

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    • 38 min
    Episode 68: LVMH-Tiffany/Fortnite-Apple Updates and more

    Episode 68: LVMH-Tiffany/Fortnite-Apple Updates and more

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    BA Fined

    https://www.reuters.com/article/british-airways-cyber-fine-idUSL4N2H72DB

    No Deal Brexit

    https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/oct/16/boris-johnson-tells-uk-prepare-for-a-no-deal-brexit

    Retailer Rent

    https://on.ft.com/344Pxvv

    Chanel Real Estate

    https://www.businessinsider.com/chanel-buying-flagship-london-store-for-around-402-million-report-2020-10?r=US&IR=T

    Intu Administration Follow-Up

    https://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/stoke-on-trent-news/stoke-trents-biggest-shopping-centre-4604523

    https://www.companynewshq.com/company-news/accountancy-company-news/administrators-of-intu-properties-plc-conclude-migration-of-intu-merry-hill/

    Unilever Update

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-unilever-restructuring/end-of-an-era-as-unilever-uk-shareholders-back-unification-plan-idUSKBN26X1UW

    LVMH-Tiffany

    https://www.lvmh.com/news-documents/press-releases/lvmh-takes-note-of-the-delaware-courts-decision-and-is-actively-preparing-for-the-next-deadlines/

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tiffany-wins-expedited-trial-lvmh-211403651.html

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddawkins/2020/09/29/lvmh-outline-legal-defense-plans-as-billionaire-bernard-arnault-works-to-spike-16-billion-tiffany-deal/#7f56c0262c9e

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddawkins/2020/10/14/tiffany-fires-back-at-lvmh-attempt-to-end-merger-deal-saying-lvmhs-case-is-doomed/

    https://www.ft.com/content/e7b7f86b-28c7-4cec-a282-7e8dee63e425

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    • 27 min
    Episode 67: No Time to Die Delayed, Walmart Sells Asda and more

    Episode 67: No Time to Die Delayed, Walmart Sells Asda and more

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    Unilever Update

    https://www.ft.com/content/0f3930f1-8a93-4f90-aa09-4a70696e2177

    NextEra surpasses ExxonMobil

    https://www.ft.com/content/39a70458-d4d1-4a6e-aca6-1d5670bade11

    Honda leaves F1

    https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.breaking-honda-to-leave-f1-at-the-end-of-2021.3nsZ7zzaokaze5Sjc4V6s0.html

    Law Firm Updates

    https://www.thelawyer.com/fieldfisher-is-latest-firm-to-kickstart-consultation-process/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/bclp-to-design-new-blended-workplace-in-latest-leadership-project/

    Uber Win

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54322579

    TSB Closures

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/sep/30/tsb-closes-164-bank-branches-with-loss-of-almost-1000-jobs

    No Time to Die

    https://www.ft.com/content/1545e213-3d92-47e0-ac1b-7d92d39c92b1

    https://www.thelawyer.com/double-win-for-slaughters-as-firm-nabs-new-government-mandates/

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54387856

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-52376022

    https://www.ft.com/content/9645094c-25bf-4ab1-a2e2-670af109ace5

    https://www.ft.com/content/1545e213-3d92-47e0-ac1b-7d92d39c92b1

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/oct/05/quarter-of-odeon-cinemas-to-open-only-at-weekends-coronavirus

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    Walmart Asda Stake Sale

    https://www.ft.com/content/68fbc78a-58af-11ea-a528-dd0f971febbc

    https://www.thelawyer.com/slaughters-and-skadden-lead-on-6-8bn-asda-takeover/

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/21/with-tiktok-deal-walmart-could-gain-a-front-row-seat-to-the-next-generation.html

    https://www.ft.com/content/1812fe22-06bd-46ce-b2ec-0d324bdc7983

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    • 26 min
    Episode 66: LVMH-Tiffany Lawsuit, PwC Sued and more

    Episode 66: LVMH-Tiffany Lawsuit, PwC Sued and more

    Maybe diamonds don’t last forever.

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    TikTok Update

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    Law Firm Mandates

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    RHA Warning

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    New Look CVA

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    Amazon Jobs

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    Arm-Nvidia

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    BP Strategic Partnership

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    PwC Sued

    https://on.ft.com/3hMoHM4

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    LVMH-Tiffany

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    • 32 min
    Episode 65.5 (Minisode): Pizza Express, HMRC and more

    Episode 65.5 (Minisode): Pizza Express, HMRC and more

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    Law Firm Updates

    https://www.thelawyer.com/hogan-lovells-moves-to-next-stage-of-back-to-office-plan/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/dla-piper-eyes-full-city-comeback-by-end-of-2020/

    https://www.thelawyer.com/ince-group-kicks-off-redundancy-consultation/

    SuperDry Renegotiation

    https://www.ft.com/content/a8d690b4-0fe6-4234-979c-92a3e9ddc36c

    Wire card Inquiry

    https://www.ft.com/content/6ac23b50-d9cb-4ba5-98b7-5fa40e7a5f8e

    Pizza Express CVA

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/sep/07/pizza-express-close-restaurants-jobs-birmingham-bristol-london

    Pret-A-Manger

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54012055

    Furlough Scheme

    https://www.ft.com/content/22f78e4a-8e24-4189-9983-3a1f95788340

    Furlough Extension Calls

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54057511

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