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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

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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

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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

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Sole Traders - Can You Protect Your Private Assets?

Friday, 20 January 2017

It is common for many individuals who run a business on their own as a sole trader to end up incorporating a company for their business so that they can take advantage of the limited liability that a company structure offers.


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UK to Opt in to European Data Protection Law - What does it mean for you?

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

The UK will implement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Government has confirmed.


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EU General Court Confirms 'pay for delay' Agreements Infringe EU Competition Law

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

The European Union General Court has given its judgment, upholding the European Commission's ruling, that Lundbeck and various generics businesses had breached competition law with a series of 'pay for delay' agreements


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Important ICSA Guidance on Minute Taking

Monday, 10 October 2016

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) recently published useful guidance notes on the way that board minutes should be drafted


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Karen Millen in Court Over Right to Trade Using Her Name - The Importance of Restrictive Covenants

Friday, 30 September 2016

When a company is sold, the terms of the sale are usually set out in a share purchase agreement.


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VWV Secures £3M Investment for Wedding List Company

Monday, 05 June 2017

VWV's Corporate team has recently advised Bath-based online wedding list company, Prezola, on a £3 million investment by The Business Growth Fund.

VWV Secures £3M Investment for Wedding List Company

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EU Announces Solution to Crisis over Data Export to US with Privacy Shield Decision

Monday, 01 August 2016

The European Commission has adopted a decision that will see personal data able to be exported to the US safely in accordance with EU data protection laws.


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Termination Clause Does not need to be Exercised in Good Faith

Friday, 12 August 2016

In Monde Petroleum SA v Westernzagros Ltd, the High Court has ruled that a term of good faith should not be implied when exercising a right to terminate a contract.


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Do shareholders have to comply with a company's articles of association?

Thursday, 11 August 2016

In The Sherlock Holmes International Society Ltd v Aidiniantz the court determined that, in the particular circumstances of the case, the articles of association did not have to be followed.