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The government has introduced legislation to prevent the use of reductions of capital by target companies using takeover schemes of arrangement. In other words, no more takeover cancellation schemes.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator has announced that she is to investigate Tesco for its conduct under the Groceries Supply code, after reports of accounting irregularities.
This article considers market trends that have developed over the last 12 months, as well as developments in law and regulation which will continue to impact lenders in the year ahead.
It has been a busy start to the year for the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) merger control teams, with the CMA identifying possible concerns arising from no less than four deals in January.
The CJEU has handed down a ruling that may significantly affect owners of databases of information who wish to restrict how their data is used and those who make use of such databases.
Companies in the UK are being urged to ensure that they are fully prepared for the effect that new financial reporting standards will have on their year-end accounts.
The Companies Act provisions governing the length of notice shareholders are entitled to prior to annual general meetings (AGMs) and general meetings can prove tricky to interpret.
Dealing with poor performers is often the area managers find most challenging. We set out below seven key steps managers should take.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is currently going through parliament.
In Richmond Pharmacology Ltd v Chester Overseas Ltd & Ors, the High Court was willing to imply authorisation of directors’ conflicts of interest.
We are now starting to see more private companies looking to buy back shares as a means of managing share capital.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently updated its guidance document ‘Health and Safety in Care Homes’.
The Competition and Markets Authority has published the final order in relation to the Competition Commission’s investigation into the UK statutory audit market for large companies.
In May 2012, the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (also known as LASPO) came into force.
From 1 October 2014, three new pieces of safety legislation will come into force in the UK.
The requirement for directors to declare their interests in any transactions between them and the company is well known.
Following the continued tensions in Ukraine and Russia’s suspected military involvement, the EU has imposed new sanctions against Russia.
Larger companies and non-public-sector organisations will be required to carry out mandatory energy-saving assessments.
We’re now almost two years on from when Fees for Intervention (FFI) was introduced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Shoosmiths looks at what it could mean for UK businesses if Scotland decides to become an independent country.