Shoosmiths' High Court success for Konica Minolta
Shoosmiths has helped Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) to overcome a potential obstacle, after the High Court decided the proposed rectification of its pension scheme would not contravene statutory preservation requirements. Click here to read the case study.

Shoosmiths ensures Ageas's success in £116m deal
Shoosmiths has advised Ageas (UK) on its £116m acquisition of Groupama Insurance Company Limited (GICL), securing the insurance giant's position as Britain's fifth-largest non-life insurer in the process. Click here to read the case study.

Experian — Life in a Box
Shoosmiths advised leading credit reference agency Experian concerning an experiment it conducted into online security ahead of National Identity Fraud Week. Click here to read the case study.

Briefings from Shoosmiths

  • Asking job applicants about criminal convictions

    Employers can question an applicant about their criminal record but this is subject to a fairly complex regime intended to protect certain individuals and enable them to be rehabilitated.

  • Scrabble v Scramble: a jumbled decision?

    The appeal against the High Court’s ruling of JW Spear & Sons Ltd, Mattel Inc and Mattel UK Limited v Zynga Inc was decided recently – what does the decision mean for brand owners?

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Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Hester: declined bonus worth almost £1m

    Pay checks

    Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future

  • high street 150

    Focus: Alternative business structures - Law and new order

    There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…


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