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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

Articles & Blogs Corporate

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.


Articles & Blogs Corporate Data Protection

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.


Articles & Blogs Corporate

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


Articles & Blogs Corporate

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


Articles & Blogs Corporate

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.


News Corporate Technology & Startups

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