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Directors take care: new guidelines to help interpret two of the Companies Act statutory duties of directors
We now have recent guidelines to help interpret two of the Companies Act statutory duties of directors.
A consistent message is that there is a rapidly approaching ‘data capacity crunch’.
Execution of an agreement is the final stage in an often lengthy process of detailed drafting and negotiation. Getting it wrong may result in invalidity and unenforceability.
These tips will help those individuals who are new to the world of business immigration, as well as seasoned experts, as they highlight a few common issues.
The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 came into force at the end of January 2013 and is part of the government’s ‘Big Society’ initiative.
If you are a tenant under a commercial lease and wish to assign your interest, underlet, charge or part with possession, then you are likely to need your landlord’s consent.
The ability of a private limited company to purchase its own shares is an extremely useful tool.
On 24 February 2014, deferred prosecution agreements legislation was finally brought into force in respect of a wide range of criminal conduct.
Pension schemes providing benefits on a salary-related or DB basis — including ‘final salary’ pension schemes — have been in the news for several years.
Shoosmiths considers exclusion clauses in sale-of-goods contracts in light of the recent Commercial Court decision of Glencore Energy Ltd v Cirrus Oil Services.
The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has given judgment on two appeal cases brought by companies contesting the level of fines each received.
The Court of Appeal has given judgment in the Gamestation case (Jervis v Pillar Denton and Others). It affects the way that rent is treated in an administration.
Pre-contract enquiries can be time consuming and look cumbersome but replies to enquiries are an important source of information for a buyer.
This article explores profit and loss allocations by partnerships, the special rules for AIFMs and the disposal of assets through partnerships that lead to a tax advantage.
The Office of Fair Trading has announced that criminal proceedings have been started in its latest cartel offence investigation.
Shoosmiths partner and regulatory specialist Ron Reid answers questions on health and safety received from more than 1,200 viewers.
The European Commission has fined four producers of flexible polyurethane foam products a total of €114m for their participation in a cartel.
Following Zoopla’s decision to end its sponsorship of WBA, Shoosmiths explores how sponsors can protect themselves against the bad behaviour of their athletes.
The Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) has handed down judgment on two appeal cases brought by companies contesting the level of fines each received.
The public procurement rules are changing, and the government is keen to implement these changes as soon as it can.