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Gowling WLG
Companies House has announced that, as from 25 March 2020, businesses will be able to apply for a three month extension for filing their accounts if required because of issues relating to COVID-19.
Gowling WLG
Healthcare workers are on the frontline of fighting COVID-19, but directors of companies have an equally important task, that of keeping the wheels...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In our article of 30 March 2020, we noted the importance of directors continuing to monitor their businesses' solvency.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Most modern constitutions will allow Board and Committee meetings to be held electronically, and provide for written resolutions of both Board and shareholders.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The proposal would introduce a new listing requirement for commercial companies with a Premium Listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Gowling WLG
On 4 March 2020, the FCA published a statement in which it made clear its expectations of firms having adequate contingency plans in place to deal with major events, including the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Ocorian
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
Herbert Smith Freehills
The PRA recently published a letter addressed to Board Chairs of banks, Solvency II insurers, and certain other significant firms to remind them of the PRA's rules relating to diversity in decision...
Hogan Lovells
The UK Parliament made an Order on 3 March 2020 which increases the prescribed part, payable to unsecured creditors from floating charge recoveries on the insolvency of a company
Pinsent Masons LLP
Welcome to Insurance Briefing - a fortnightly round-up of insurance legal and business developments wih analysis and commentary from the insurance team at Pinsent Masons.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As preparations continue for the overhaul of regulatory arrangements relating to corporate reporting in the UK, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) continues to emphasise its high expectations
Herbert Smith Freehills
In many jurisdictions there has been a considerable increase in focus on corporate governance issues in recent years.
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...
DLA Piper
In March 2019, the SEC adopted a collection of amendments to its rules and forms intended to modernize and simplify disclosure requirements applicable to US public companies
DLA Piper
People from different socioeconomic backgrounds often face multiple barriers to a career in law. This contributes to a lack of genuine socioeconomic diversity in the legal profession.
Gowling WLG
It seems that climate change awareness and interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues among investors, politicians, millennials and society at large has reached a tipping point.
Dentons
The PRA and the FCA are taking a closer look at culture in the insurance industry in an unprecedented way.
Hogan Lovells
Ask this question to Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, and the answer would be yes — amid new technologies and chaotic geopolitics, "traditional conglomerates," he says, "have no future."
Herbert Smith Freehills
CEO Mark Rigotti talks to business journalist James Ashton about his experience leading the firm.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 11 November 2019, the Institutional Shareholder Services group of companies (ISS) published updates to its 2020 benchmark proxy voting policies.
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