The European Commission is reviewing the application of EU competition law to distribution, purchasing and other so-called 'vertical' agreements between par
On 5 November 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published PS20/14, which sets out its decision to delay the mandatory European Single Electronic Format (ESEF)...
For several years now, the French tax administration has been paying growing attention to intragroup financing strategies. Numerous litigations arose around the issue of the tax deduction...
In its recent judgment of Sevilleja v Marex Financial Ltd  UKSC 31, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom ("Supreme Court") restated the rule against reflective loss...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
This note is an overview of the topics we are frequently asked to cover with clients who are contemplating taking security over shares in Scottish companies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has far-reaching implications for public health, individual behaviour, and the global economy.
On 1 October 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published certain final instruments and updated guidance for the end of the Brexit transition period.
The Financial Times recently reported that UK business faces a potential debt burden of up to £105 billion with small and medium sized companies under most pressure.
The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged UK quoted companies to change their approach to holding physical annual general meetings.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Parties benefit from a broad freedom in nominating arbitrators. In the context of an arbitration seated in France, the French law principle of égalité (equality) ...
An article by James Whitaker about directors' duties during the pandemic and the rise in punitive claims.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
"The simple truth is that there's a limit to what the government can, perhaps even should, do to arrest the shock our economy is suffering," Howard said.
None of us knows what the future holds. Should you lose mental capacity and become unable to make decisions, permanently or temporarily...
The starting point in sorting out any divorce settlement is for each party to give a full and frank disclosure of all of their assets.
The high profile departure from Instagram of founders Systrom and Krieger (following a dispute with Facebook about the app's future direction) was a stark reminder of the conflicts that ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Almost no part of the business world has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The lockdowns that sought to control the spread of the virus had the side effect of sucking demand out...
Executive's remuneration consists of fixed and variable elements. The fixed element component of Executive compensation consists of the base salary and pension of the executives.
If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it is the importance of the community in which we live and work
Giambrone & Partners
The immense pressure that businesses are under with the double impact of the potential no-deal Brexit and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic is often most keenly felt when a husband and wife work within their own business.
Giambrone & Partners
Divorce is nearly always a distressing process and if a business is involved fairly dividing the assets can become complex.