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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In our article of 30 March 2020, we noted the importance of directors continuing to monitor their businesses' solvency.
Cooley LLP
Companies subject to the EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), including companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, must disclose inside information to the market as soon as possible.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting unprecedented pressure on businesses and the situation is evolving rapidly.
Gowling WLG
The outbreak and spread of a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, has already had significant human, political, and economic consequences around the world.
As investors turn to ESG analysis to bolster their reconnaissance of target companies, Senior Manager for Board Services, Veena Pydiah reflects on the rising influence of ESG
Withers LLP
This time of year is a key one for Boards of Directors, as they assess prior year's performance, consider plans for this year and prepare for annual shareholder meetings.
MJ Hudson
In situations where the directors and majority shareholders approve of the relevant arrangement, it is tempting to consider the breaches as "technical", and of little consequence.
Waterfront Solicitors LLP
If you are considering becoming a director of a company, or already are one, it is crucial that you understand what your director duties are and how they affect you
Taylor Vinters
Through our experience of dealing with companies in an exit situation, we have recognised some common issues that can often cause delays and increase costs if they are left undealt
DAC Beachcroft LLP
DAC Beachcroft is receiving an increasing number of client requests on Covid-19 issues.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In this article, we discuss some key aspects of public company M&A activity over the last 12 months and examine the effectiveness of measures taken by target company directors in response
DAC Beachcroft LLP
It is worth remembering that whilst directors owe their duties to the company, and not employees, the Companies Act 2006 requires that a director act in the way he or she considers...
Hogan Lovells
Actions taken to seize control of a securitisation structure and the underlying loan portfolio declared void and of no effect.
DLA Piper
One of the basic rules of company law is that if a wrong has been committed against a company, the proper claimant ought to be the company itself.
Carey Olsen
The recent English judgment of System Building Services Group Limited¹ is an important decision for directors of offshore companies in 'soft touch' provisional liquidation, ...
The High Court of England and Wales has issued an important judgment concerning the fiduciary duties of directors.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 11 November 2019, the Institutional Shareholder Services group of companies (ISS) published updates to its 2020 benchmark proxy voting policies.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 22 November 2019, the Institute of Directors (IoD) published a manifesto on corporate governance. It contains ten policy initiatives to reinforce the UK's pre-eminent position in the global ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 1 November 2019, the Investment Association (IA) published its annual list of over-arching principles and general guidance relating to executive remuneration. This sets out the issues that...
Clyde & Co
The case of Hunt (as Liquidator of System Building Services Group Ltd) v Michie & Ors [2020] EWHC 54 (Ch) ...
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