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Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”

Why now is the time for a first-class outsourced switchboard

Where others see obstacles, let us see opportunities. Now we are starting to move back into our offices, we’re all looking for ways to make improvements and savings. Especially with additional measures in place to receive staff and visitors. Here is how outsourcing your switchboard can greatly improve your front of house team. And ultimately, your firm’s operations.

Employers should prepare for long-term changes to the world of work

There are of course many negatives arising from the crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some of the opportunities that have been presented and do not just look to revert to the old ways of doing things.



Paisner & Co acted for Great Universal Stores on its £37m acquisition of supplies a range of computers and computer equipment as well as music and videos through its website. Head of corporate finance Keith Stella led a team of four on the deal while Eversheds advised

The debt set

Everyone – barring maybe Dome bosses and a few failed dotcom entrepreneurs – will tell you that we are in the middle of the biggest bull market in years. The UK and US in particular, though watching oil prices with a nervous eye, are riding high on a wave of optimism not seen since the […]

Law Society slams EU money laundering law

The Law Society is lobbying the European Union (EU) to change its “heavy-handed” redrafting of the money laundering directive. The 1991 EU Directive on Money Laundering is being updated to include all lawyers, as well as widen the scope of illegal activities it covers. It currently only applies to lawyers involved in investment and focuses […]

Underwriting the new relationships

It seems like the same old story. Lloyd’s syndicates Hiscox and Brockbank – two of the most influential in the market – are radically reviewing their use of outside lawyers. With a combined legal spend of $30bn (£21.3bn), the two syndicates are able to flex their muscles, get a better deal and insist on a […]


Number of insolvency partners in the US: 3 Number of insolvency partners in the UK: 4 Number of insolvency partners outside the US and UK: 2 (Hong Kong) Clients include: Bank of America, Barclays, Chase, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Lloyd’s, UBS Warburg and other financial institutions. Work: Acting for the Fuji Bank-led syndicate; the Landesbank Schleswig-Holstein-led […]

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