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A representor has been held liable for its negligent misrepresentation to another party other than the party that was later induced to conclude the contract.
If an individual borrower is made bankrupt or dies or if a corporate borrower goes into liquidation, any receiver appointed loses the agency relationship they would have previously had.
The DWP has published a report that highlights the areas it believes have a strong case for an exemption from auto-enrolment duties for certain employees.
Andrew Northage considers another case in which the FCA took enforcement action against inadequate anti-bribery procedures — even where no bribery had occurred.
Walker Morris has teamed up with Bloom to run a series of breakfast seminars to discuss the issues and opportunities surrounding the management of brands in a digital age.
Walker Morris corporate partner Debbie Jackson has been listed as one of The Lawyer’s Hot 100 Lawyers in its annual research report.
Since the current UK government was formed in 2010, it has been keen to promote industrial and provident societies and mutuals as part of the diversity of the UK economy.
The corporate department of Walker Morris has scooped accolades in two separate research reports.
The question of whether a forfeiture clause was a penalty was at issue before the Court of Appeal recently in El Makdessi v Cavendish Square Holdings BV.
Shadow directors and their duties download
A number of cases have been concerned with the identification of a shadow and/or de facto director. The High Court decision in Smithton Ltd v Naggar is the latest.
Public companies and large private companies that have been incorporated a number of years are likely to have accumulated a number of subsidiaries, some of which will be defunct.
The bill contains some substantial changes compared with the draft bill published for pre-legislative scrutiny in June 2013.
The advent of the patent box — which came into effect last April but has so far had a low profile — should prompt a re-think.
The London Stock Exchange has published AIM notice 38, which consults on a number of proposed changes to the AIM Rules for Companies and AIM Rules for Nomads.
Corporate Matters — January 2014: government proposals for enhancing corporate transparency download
The government has been consulting on proposals to enhance corporate transparency.
Crowdfunding as a way of securing investment is beginning to gain ground on both sides of the Atlantic. What are the current regulatory requirements and how is this likely to change?
The government has been consulting on how it can reduce the administrative burden that weighs too heavily on companies. Legislation is likely to follow this year. What are the proposals?
Parties to a contract need to be confident that the directors of the company they are dealing with have authority to bind the company. What is the position where the director has no authority?
The negotiation of earn-out provisions is often one of the pinch points in the negotiation of a share purchase agreement...
A recent Court of Appeal decision has lessons for both solicitors and non-executive directors on how to manage conflict situations.