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M&A Weekly Update: forced sale of shares does not qualify as ‘an offer to the public’ requiring publication of prospectus; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 27 June to 3 July 2014.
M&A Weekly Update: public register of individuals with significant control over companies — details available; and more
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill has now been published. The bill covers a number of company law changes.
If your contractual counterparty commits a repudiatory breach of contract, you are entitled to elect between affirming and terminating the contract.
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 6–12 June 2014.
Macfarlanes has published its M&A Weekly Update for the period 30 May to 6 June 2014.
M&A Weekly Update: fraud, bribery and money laundering sentencing guidelines; limited liability partners as workers; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 23–28 May 2014.
Real Estate Legal Update — May 2014: a trap for the unwary tenant; and an even bigger trap for the unwary developer or investor
Macfarlanes has released its Real Estate Legal Update for May 2014.
M&A Weekly Update: The Registrar of Companies v Swarbrick & Ors; FCA guidance on listing rules; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 16–23 May 2014.
Investment Management Update: FCA thematic review of clarity fund charges; ABI guide to unit-linked funds; and more
Macfarlanes has released the 22 May 2014 issue of its Investment Management Update.
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 9–15 May 2014.
??In AB v CD, the claimant sought an interim injunction restraining the defendant from terminating a licence to use an internet based marketing platform.
HMRC’s consultation on implementing a capital gains tax charge on non-residents disposing of UK residential property
The Chancellor announced in the 2013 Autumn Statement that capital gains tax on the disposal of UK residential property would be extended to non-UK residents.
M&A Weekly Update: controlling shareholder Listing Rule changes; Pfizer’s hostile takeover bid for AstraZeneca; and more
The FCA has published a final version of its changes to the UK’s Listing Rules, regulating controlling shareholders of premium listed companies.
M&A Weekly Update: effective service of a claim for breach of contract; changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 25 April to 1 May 2014.
M&A Weekly Update: when is there a duty of good faith between contracting parties; prospectuses: acceptable languages; and more
Two cases decided last year raised concerns that the English judiciary were becoming more open to implying a duty of good faith into commercial contracts.
Macfarlanes has published its Real Estate Legal Update for April 2014. It covers commercial rent arrears recovery and the law of private nuisance.
M&A Weekly Update — need for clarity when drafting conditions to completion; new regime for consumer credit authorisation; and more
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 21–27 March 2014.
In over-the-counter financial instruments, phrases such as ‘commercially reasonable manner’ are often employed, often at the cost of speed and certainty for the parties to the transaction.
The judgment demonstrates one of the rare and exceptional circumstances in which the court may be willing to intervene to stop an adjudication.
M&A Weekly Update: guidance for corporate audit committees and prospectus directive forthcoming changes
The M&A Weekly Update is a short one-page update on key developments relevant to M&A lawyers.