There has been a further delay to the ban on UK companies
appointing corporate directors. There is, as yet, no new firm
The Companies Act 2006 currently allows companies to appoint
corporate directors as long as at least one director is an
individual. As part of the drive to increase corporate
transparency, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act
2015 introduced a ban on corporate directors, subject to certain
exceptions. The relevant sections were scheduled to come into force
in October 2016. However, the Companies House timetable now states
that the detail of the exceptions is still under development and
that they will announce the implementation date as soon as it is
Once the ban on corporate directors comes into effect, there
will be a 12-month grace period for existing corporate
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The event will be attended by hundreds of students and representatives from top Italian and international law firms, who will have the opportunity to meet and discuss. For many students this will be the very first approach with the legal professional world, and for us it will be a great occasion to meet the young talents of the future.
Dentons is sponsoring the conference titled “Non-performing loans market, between demand and offer” organized by SDA Bocconi School of Management, one of the most prestigious business schools in the world.
The conference will be dedicated to present the results of an innovative and extensive research on the non-performing loans market, by making a clear distinction between demand and offer. The research tackles problems and opportunities perceived by the operators dealing with the NPL market.
The seminar will take place on 31 March 2017. It aims to provide German companies with an overview of the latest developments in relation to insurance coverage, banking transactions and legal aspects of doing business with Iran.
An assignment of rights under a contract is normally restricted to the benefit of the contract. Where a party wishes to transfer both the benefit and burden of the contract this generally needs to be done by way of a novation.
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