Mondaq UK: Corporate/Commercial Law
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Directors' duties, procedural fairness and issue based costs; the Court of Appeal decision sheds lights on several aspects of financial regulatory enforcement action
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 8 January 2018, changes were made to the U.K. Takeover Code (the "Code") which: (i) for the first time, expand the application of the Code to certain "asset" transactions ...
MJ Hudson
In order to easily benchmark and otherwise assess the ESG policies in place at private equity firms and their investors, the Full IMPACT team at MJ Hudson has developed a simple analysis tool...
MJ Hudson
For the purpose of this article, MJ Hudson has assumed that 100% of the share capital of a UK private limited company is proposed to be sold under a sale and purchase agreement ("SPA") governed by English law.
MJ Hudson
A spin-out is where a team of individuals leaves its current employer (whether a management group or a larger institution, such as a bank) to establish a new business.
MJ Hudson
Typically, an investor in a blind pool private equity fund has little oversight on the deals being done by the GP.
MJ Hudson
Most investors recognize the need to improve the baseline of information provided by management and strengthen fee and expense monitoring.
MJ Hudson
Overall, we think that the changes proposed to EIS and VCTs are balanced.
MJ Hudson
These alternative carry structures suggest that carried interest, properly designed, is a formidable tool to align incentives between the GP and its LPs.
Stephenson Harwood
A recent decision of the High Court has served as a useful reminder and warning to parties of the need to carefully draft contracts of suretyship ...
We have worked with wealthy families for many years and in this time have been heavily involved with the philanthropic efforts that various members of these families have undertaken.
As 2018 begins to take shape, the regulatory outlook seems dominated by one particular area - data.
Brodies LLP
It can take time to get any enterprise, particularly a small business, up and running. And it's taken nearly two and a half years ...
Brodies LLP
The Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 21 September 2017 and received Royal Assent on 30 October 2017.
The banking sector is in a state of shock as fintech changes the dynamics of how traditional investments are done.
As part of the EU's Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, Member States are now required to identify and record beneficial owners of companies, partnerships and trusts in order to increase transparency.
MJ Hudson
DFIs now commonly insist on ongoing LPAC oversight of ESG compliance, require the manager to prepare regular reports on ESG at the portfolio company level, and set long-term improvement targets...
The FRC on how the code review will ensure relevance for modern business
Withers LLP
The recent case of Routier v HMRC [2017] saw the Court of Appeal provide a useful reminder that care needs to be taken where charitable legacies involve an international element.
Clyde & Co
The case of Development Securities (No. 9) Ltd and other v HMRC [2017] UKFTT 0565 is the latest in a line of cases concerning the UK corporate tax residence of offshore companies.
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Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
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The 2017 "State of European Tech Report," released today, predicts that Europe is set to receive a record $19 billion in tech investments this year.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
It seemed as if there might never be a reported case on BIM: perhaps because of the apparent transparency and/or collaboration inherent in BIM? In any event, here it is.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has published updated guidelines on Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) to reflect the requirements set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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Ray Ruffels, Managing Director of Business Information Services at Jordans, has become Chair of Business Information Providers Association (BIPA).
Stephenson Harwood
As reported in our October 2017 edition of Snapshot, the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 ...
4 New Square Chambers
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The government has published a number of headline proposals for the reform of the corporate governance of publicly-traded companies and large privately-held companies.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
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