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.
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
Foot Anstey Solicitors
On 3 June 2020 the Charity Commission published new guidance on serious incident reporting for charitable trustees.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is currently being considered in the House of Lords and is expected to become law later this month.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) has put a tremendous additional work load on schools, particularly their governors and senior leaders. The pace of change has been high and the need for dynamic decision making...
Sixth form colleges are governed by corporations or academy trusts, as exempt charities. We explore what this means and complying with their duties.
The UK government recently made and proposed revisions to the UK merger control regime, which are intended to increase its ability to intervene in transactions and investments...
Understand the benefits of the alternative listing options, such as the premium or standard segments of the Main Market or the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange...
For a while it was fashionable, especially in some offshore jurisdictions, to create trusts with no primary beneficiaries.
Giambrone & Partners
Many intellectual property legal disputes involve disproportionate protagonists, a David and Goliath battle where a large conglomerate
Marks & Clerk
Businesses like safeguards when they enter into any venture with a third party. For example, they like to have the option of exiting an arrangement with a business that has run into financial
As you have read and heard countless times, no sector is unaffected by the coronavirus outbreak. While some may be able to mitigate the damage of the coronavirus outbreak on their livelihood...
The Charity Commission has published updated guidance on when to report serious incidents during the coronavirus pandemic, setting out detail on what the Commission