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The fault in our density

The fault in our density Written by Javier Maquieira, senior associate Edited by Katie Stanton, associate partner14 September 2020 Good morning, During the first world war, press in some western European countries refrained from reporting news of the devastating effects of the 1918 pandemic to avoid additional public alarm, with health authorities even refusing to reveal …

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Closing ranks

Closing ranks Written by Javier Maquieira, senior associate Edited by Katie Stanton, associate partner8 September 2020 Good morning, Confusion and anger were widespread yesterday after an article in the Financial Times reported that the UK government was planning to override some of the provisions of the European Union’s 2019 withdrawal agreement on state aid and customs relating to …

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Surprise, surprise

Surprise, surprise Written by Javier Maquieira, senior associate Edited by Tom Gillingham, associate partner4 September 2020 Good morning, The history of presidential elections in the United States is filled with many “October surprises”. Yet autumn campaign twists, which date as far back as 1800, may have become ever more bewildering since Hillary Clinton’s unexpected defeat against Donald …

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