Shearman & Sterling LLP
The SFTR requires all securities financing transactions (SFTs) to be reported to EU-recognized trade repositories.
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.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) provided issuers and market participants with commentary in light of the COVID-19 pandemic in its Primary Market Bulletin 27, published on March 17, 2020.
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.
As the 2020 annual general meeting ("AGM") season approaches, public companies incorporated in England and Wales need to consider what actions they can take...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The proposal would introduce a new listing requirement for commercial companies with a Premium Listing on the London Stock Exchange.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has strongly requested that companies with securities listed on the Official List observe a moratorium on the publication of preliminary financial statements
On 17 March 2020 the Chancellor announced further measures (following those revealed earlier on in his March 2020 budget) including unlimited loans and guarantees to support firms...
On 18 February 2020, the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published advice to companies and auditors on COVID-19 risk disclosures.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As part of the UK's Budget 2020, the Treasury has announced a range of measures aimed at assisting UK businesses, in particular small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)
Ropes & Gray LLP
To mark our ten year anniversary in London, the private equity team reflects on ten developing themes since 2010, and provides bold forecasts and predictions for the decade to come.
Despite the substantive monetary and fiscal steps recently taken to alleviate the effects of COVID-19 and cushion short term supply disruptions and cashflow problems for UK companies,...
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
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.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The recent collapse of Flybe has thrown a spotlight on the future of its 2,000-strong workforce, including its international employees who rely on the airline's...
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.
As the coronavirus grips the world economy, governments and businesses are considering increasingly drastic action.
So, now we have (at the second time of asking) a new 50 pence piece and different coloured passports.
The UK's registrar of companies, Companies House, is undergoing a transformation.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a recent decision, the High Court found that the documents of two of the defendant's subsidiary companies were within its "control" for the purposes of disclosure...