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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.
Macfarlanes has released its M&A Weekly Update for the period 13–19 June 2014.
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.
In 2012, the FSA imposed a financial penalty of £450,000 on JP Morgan’s Ian Hannam in relation to two instances of market abuse. In 2013, Hannam appealed this decision to the Upper Tribunal.
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.
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.
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.
The 1992 version of the ISDA Master Agreement appears to have pre-dated the dawn of the email era.
The new ‘salaried member’ rules, which will treat members of an LLP as employees for tax purposes in certain circumstances, came into force on 6 April 2014.
Privilege denied — defendants’ attempts to withhold disclosure of documents on the grounds of litigation privilege rejected
In two recent cases, it has been held that professionally prepared correspondence and reports were not protected by litigation privilege.
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.
The High Court recently handed down its judgment in a caseregarding the use by the defendants of an image of Betty Boop and the word ‘Boop’ on merchandise.
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.