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International Law at Work: intranet announcement creates legally enforceable right to bonus promised for bank employees
Making a contract with the whole world is not a legal concept that is intuitively recognised.
In the UAE, there are two separate jurisdictions that need to be considered. This update will focus on some recent developments in both jurisdictions.
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by a firm of financial advisers, In Focus Asset Management & Tax Solutions Ltd, against its former clients Mr and Mrs Clark.
This article looks at what prompted the Law Commission’s consultation on the fiduciary duties of investment intermediaries, what it is focused on and what might come next.
A term sheet is a document that outlines the key financial and other terms of a proposed investment.
Fundraisings of early-stage life science companies can be complicated affairs from the point of view of actually securing the funds from investors in the first place.
The articles of association are a contract between the company and each shareholder and between the shareholders themselves.
A life sciences company raises funds either by issuing shares or by borrowing money from individuals, venture capital bodies or lending institutions.
All the existing shareholders and the company should be a party to the agreement, although it may not be practical for all minority shareholders to be a party if there is a large number of them.
It is common in investments for life sciences companies for a term sheet to be put in place between the investors and the founders that sets out the key terms of the investment.
Where different, equally ranking unsecured noteholders had no realistic prospect of obtaining any return on the alternative scenario of an insolvency, they could vote as a single class.
Financial fair play (FFP) has recently been making the headlines almost as much as the action on Europe’s football pitches.
The Chinese government has taken a big step towards liberalising the Chinese outbound investment regime.
A Belgian sports agent representing a number of European footballers has launched a challenge against the legitimacy of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Rules.
The Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme offer a number of tax incentives to individuals investing in certain qualifying trading companies.
The Enterprise Investment Scheme and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme offer a number of tax incentives to individuals investing in certain qualifying trading companies.
Following the release of the Autumn Statement, Taylor Wessing has summarised some of the main announcements.
The doctrine of marshalling could be excluded by contract but the contract would have to be one between the two creditors not the relevant obligors and one such creditor.
The judge’s comments call into question the impact of limited recourse provisions and bankruptcy remoteness.
This is an important interlocutory decision in what some commentators have dubbed the litigation of the decade.