Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In our recent client alert, we take a look at the European Commission's proposed new toolbox to intervene where foreign subsidies could potentially distort the EU single market.
The UK offers a range of markets that companies based in the People's Republic of China (PRC) might consider as venues for a primary or secondary listing of their equity securities.
In uncertain times and facing an unprecedented situation charity trustees are responsible for ensuring that making sometimes difficult decisions about their charity's services and how it is run.
On 1 June 2020, the Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) published an updated version of its Terms of reference for the risk committee
The Charity Commission has updated its safeguarding resources and has implemented a new safeguarding portal.
The Charity Commission has responded to criticism of guidance which it has recently issued to charities in respect of reporting serious incidents if they are adversely impacted by Coronavirus.
The Q&As set out a number of principles, bearing in mind that not all organisations will want, or need, to exercise the temporary flexibilities in full.
Fundraising is something that all charities must be alert to and it is useful for charities to have diverse income streams.
Covid-19 Update: Changes to Companies House filing requirements
Covid-19 developments are having a significant impact on the economy and various businesses are having to adapt to new working styles to accommodate the need to work from home.
A Limited Liability Partnership is becoming a more attractive legal structure now more than ever in light of the Covid-19 developments and as a result of the increased desire for traditional...
On 29 April 2020, the UK's Chartered Governance Institute ("ICSA") released guidance in regard to the withdrawing and amending of dividend resolutions at AGMs.
While the statutory derivative action, enshrined in the Companies Act 2006, is more prevalent, its narrower common law counterpart still has teeth.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
How can directors and shareholders plan effectively to ensure their company can continue to operate after their death?
Most people think that Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filings are only for large corporations and market leaders. But that's actually wrong.
It is useful for trustees of land holding charities to be aware of when they have power to dispose of the charity's land.
Many charities have had to adapt the delivery of their purposes in view of the Covid-19 restrictions - particularly those that help vulnerable people.
In a recent High Court case, the High Court refused to grant permission to pursue charity proceedings and stayed the claim to enable the parties to engage in mediation.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the "Act") received Royal Assent on 25 June 2020 and is now in force.
Analyzing the inner workings of the elements required for the securities contract "safe harbor" protection under Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Court for the SDNY