Unilever: Update on its 2020 market performance

Last year in June, Unilever, consumer goods giant home to brands like Dove, Persil, Marmite, Ben & Jerry’s, Domestos, Hellman’s and 1000 more had decided to unify its legal structure under a single parent company. The business which was divided between two parent holding companies: Unilever plc with shares listed in London and New York andContinue reading “Unilever: Update on its 2020 market performance”

Wall Street is Hot: Whitney Wolfe Herd Became the World’s Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire

Wall Street just keeps on giving. Once it went public on February 11th, Bumble, the feminist dating app training on Nasdaq stock exchange under “BMBL” had seen its company’s shares soar by more than 76%, reaching a market cap of $8.3 bn. By the time the stock market closed on its debut day, the company whichContinue reading “Wall Street is Hot: Whitney Wolfe Herd Became the World’s Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire”

Let The Games Begin: Sony’s PS Console Is Still A Gamers’ Favourite!

When the global pandemic hit businesses at the beginning of last year, Sony, the Japanese tech giant, predicted its operating profit may be hit by more than 30 per cent. “Based on its best assumptions now, operating income for the fiscal year ending March 31st, 2021 is currently estimated to be at least 30 per centContinue reading “Let The Games Begin: Sony’s PS Console Is Still A Gamers’ Favourite!”

What does the AstraZeneca/EU contract entail?

It has been a rough start. The British government’s refusal to grant João Vale de Almeida, the new EU ambassador to London full diplomatic status was seen as an insult. The External Action Service signed by the UK in 2010 as a result of the Lisbon treaty states that EU diplomats should be granted the “privileges andContinue reading “What does the AstraZeneca/EU contract entail?”

Battle Of The Stock Market- The GameStop Fiasco

Last week was about challenging economic power. A war between amateur private investors and giant hedge funds emerged in the world of stock markets as a result of an online Reddit forum called r/wallstreetbets. The story had many twists and turns, and attracted the attention of the public, politicians, regulators, the media, and Wall Street titans allContinue reading “Battle Of The Stock Market- The GameStop Fiasco”

The Horror Of A Collapsed Health System: Inside Amazon’s Covid-19 Catastrophe

Last year in April it was the first Brazilian city to dig mass graves. By June, the number of deaths has returned to pre-pandemic levels and it took no longer than autumn for the leaders of Brazil to celebrate the so-called herd immunity acquired by 76 per cent of the people of Manaus – a city ofContinue reading “The Horror Of A Collapsed Health System: Inside Amazon’s Covid-19 Catastrophe”

Angela Merkel’s CDU centre-right party appoints its new candidate for the September 26 elections

Think of the Bundestag as the UK House of Commons or the US House of Representatives. The German elections are considered to be some of the fairest in the world due to their complexities, but how do they work? The German Federal Government consists of three main parts: the judiciary, the executive branch, and theContinue reading “Angela Merkel’s CDU centre-right party appoints its new candidate for the September 26 elections”

The post-Brexit trade deal does not favour the financial services sector

One last big trade-off left and the quota on fish got the spotlight. It had to be some sort of trade-off – the British accepted smaller reductions in the European quota for fish, in exchange for something called rules of origin for the car park – and so it came to pass. On Christmas Eve,Continue reading “The post-Brexit trade deal does not favour the financial services sector”

Airbnb cancels and blocks all reservations in the Washington D.C. area during inauguration week

Amid increased risk of violence and concerns that the mob riots incited by President Donald Trump, which stormed the Capitol last week were only a glimpse of what might be coming next, Airbnb is said to be cancelling and blocking all reservations in the Washington DC area during the presidential inauguration week. “Today, in responseContinue reading “Airbnb cancels and blocks all reservations in the Washington D.C. area during inauguration week”

Taking A Step Into The Big Wide World Of All Things Legal

Becoming a lawyer is a lengthy process and applying for legal work experience can be extremely daunting. But fear not, a traditional law degree is far from your only option. However, whichever path you choose to take, there is one thing you need to keep in mind: gaining work experience! The term lawyer is theContinue reading “Taking A Step Into The Big Wide World Of All Things Legal”