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The guidelines are directed at premium-listed Main Market companies — although AIM companies are encouraged to adhere to the guidelines as best practice.
Rights of a subrogated creditor download
Subrogation is a remedy allowing a party to step into the shoes of another party assuming the benefit of any rights that second party may have in relation to a liability.
Specialist corporate lawyers at Walker Morris have advised Westhouse Securities on the share placing by cloudBuy to raise £4.3m.
Mansfield District Council received grant money from the European Regional Development Fund for two development projects relating to town-centre improvements.
Walker Morris has been appointed by Sustainable Development Capital Ltd (SDCL) to provide specialist legal advice on its energy-efficient investments.
In the case of McDonald and Others v McDonald, a married couple borrowed money by way of mortgage from a third party in order to acquire premises.
Corporate and finance lawyers from Walker Morris have advised Finance Yorkshire on its £400,000 investment in a distributor of detergents and fabric softener.
The Queen’s Speech was delivered to both Houses of Parliament on 4 June, outlining the intended legislative programme for the 2014–15 session.
Any investment of public money in a private undertaking has the potential to be unlawful state aid if it gives that undertaking an economic advantage over its competitors.
New HCA housing funding schemes download
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has recently issued prospectuses for new funds to deliver housing.
In a recent decision, the European Commission confirmed that investors can be found liable where they exercise ‘decisive influence’ over a company and its decisions.
The FCA has updated its AIFMD Latest News. The regulator is advising firms to submit applications as soon as possible, ideally no later than 22 April 2014.
The DfE is making a grant available for small groups of schools, mainly primaries, to collaborate to employ a school business manager in a leadership role.
Walker Morris has advised Welcome Financial Services on the sale of Shopacheck Financial Services to Rcapital, a London-based private investment company.
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.
Finance lawyers from Walker Morris have advised budget gym operator Xercise4Less on securing a £5.5m finance package from Lloyds Commercial Banking to facilitate expansion.
Steve Webb has confirmed that the government is ‘actively exploring’ if it can amend the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) legislation in regard to employer insolvency.
Finance and real-estate lawyers at Walker Morris have advised Evans Management on a funding deal worth £175m to assist with investment and acquisition opportunities.
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?