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Halloween No Deal Brexit - What Should Businesses be Doing Now?

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Mark Carney has warned that at least 150,000 UK businesses that really should be taking steps to prepare for trading with the EU in a no deal Brexit have not done so - what should you do now?

No Deal Brexit

Articles & Blogs Corporate

A Guide to Resolving Disputes for Minority Shareholders

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

What remedies are available to minority shareholders when a company's affairs are being conducted in a manner detrimental to their interests?

Resolving Disputes for Minority Shareholders

Brexit Articles & Blogs Corporate

How Can Company Directors Prepare for a No-Deal Brexit?

Thursday, 17 January 2019

As Brexit uncertainty continues, businesses are being urged by the government to enact or devise contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit. What duties do you owe your company as a Director?

How Can Company Directors Prepare for a No-Deal Brexit?

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Directors' Fiduciary Duties to Shareholders

Friday, 11 January 2019

Occasionally, the directors of a company are approached by shareholders looking to sell their shares. This may come at a time when, unbeknownst to those shareholders, the directors are in confidential discussions...

Directors' Fiduciary Duties to Shareholders

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Is Your Shareholders' Agreement Clear?

Friday, 07 December 2018

A recent case in the High Court has highlighted the importance of drafting contracts clearly and ensuring that the provisions are similarly understood by all parties.

Is Your Shareholders' Agreement Clear?

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Buying or Selling a Company? Ensure You Understand What Claims a Buyer Can Bring

Monday, 09 July 2018

The High Court recently dismissed a claim by a buyer of a company against the seller for misrepresentation.

Buying or Selling a Company? Ensure You Understand What Claims a Buyer Can Bring

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Rectification of a Share Purchase Agreement - Make Sure Your Contracts Are Clear

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

English courts rarely decide that the terms of a binding contract can be amended or 'rectified' after it has been signed.

Corporate Law

Articles & Blogs Corporate

News Alert: Companies House Issues PSC Update

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Many of you will be aware that UK companies are now required to hold a record of persons or entities who exercise significant control in relation to that company.

News Alert: Companies House Issues PSC Update

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Catch 22 - Can a Seller Disclose Confidential Contracts to a Potential Buyer?

Thursday, 08 March 2018

When a buyer is investigating a business as a potential acquisition target, a key part of its due diligence will be to review any contracts to which the target business is a party.

Catch 22 - Can a Seller Disclose Confidential Contracts to a Potential Buyer?

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Share Purchase Agreements: The Importance of Complying With Notice Provisions

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

A share purchase agreement is the key document in a corporate transaction as it sets out the terms that have been agreed by the buyer and the seller for the purchase of the target company by the buyer.

Corporate Law

Articles & Blogs Corporate

The Duomatic Principle

Friday, 22 September 2017

There are some decisions that the directors of a company may not take alone and require shareholder approval by way of written resolution or a general meeting.

The Duomatic Principle

Articles & Blogs Corporate Technology & Startups

Small Business: BEIS Committee Closes Inquiry into Scale-Up Companies

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

On 28 April 2017, the Government's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee announced that it has closed its inquiry into scale-up businesses (which was launched on 20 March 2017) due to the general election on 8 June 2017.

BEIS Committee Closes Inquiry into Scale-Up Companies

Articles & Blogs Corporate

Rush Hair in a Tangle Over Restrictive Covenants

Thursday, 02 February 2017

The High Court has recently considered the extent to which the seller of a Rush Hair franchise business should be restricted from operating a competing business.

Rush Hair in a Tangle Over Restrictive Covenants

Articles & Blogs Brexit Corporate Employment

The Supreme Court's Brexit Judgment - A Constitutionally Significant Diversion

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

For constitutional lawyers, it's one of the most important decisions we have ever had on where power rests within Government.

The Supreme Court's Brexit Judgment - A Constitutionally Significant Diversion