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New Company Disclosure Requirements On the Way

The trend towards full disclosure and openness continues unabated in business, and new regulations...

Pension Trustees Owe No Duty of Care to Employer

Many directors of companies are also trustees of the company pension scheme. Sometimes, their...

Sale of Insolvent Company to Creditor Not Improper

Insolvencies are seldom happy periods for any of those involved and great care must be taken by...

Data Protection Fees

On 25 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force, incorporating the EU General Data...

Licence Revocation Threat Averted by Prompt Action

Government regulatory decisions can have an instant and catastrophic impact on businesses, but...

Just Because a Debt is Small...

Many people think that the costs and difficulty of litigation mean that it is not worth pursuing...

Gold Visas Scheme Relaunch With Vetting Proposed

The Government has taken steps to halt the 'Tier 1 Investor' visa scheme after it became clear...

Director Who Flouted Ban Given Jail Sentence

Ignoring a court ruling is a foolish strategy at any time – as a man who continued to act as...

Modern Slavery Compliance Regime to be Tightened Up?

There are estimated to be more than 40 million people who are victims of 'modern slavery' at any...

Pension Trustees Take Note

Pension transfer scams are commonplace and cause a great deal of hardship for the dupe who puts...

Resolving Disputes in the Boardroom

Boardroom conflict can often mean directors falling into opposing camps, with deadlock the result....

Supreme Court Rules in 'Gay Cake' Case

In a unanimous judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled that a bakery in Northern Ireland's refusal...

If You Agree to Abide by Rules...

Football Association (FA) rules require that, where disputes arise between players' agents and...

Force Majeure Attempt to Avoid Agreement Fails

Oil exploration is a risky business and industry contracts commonly make provision for unforeseen...

Asset Freezing Can be Costly

Asset freezing injunctions can be a crucial tool in commercial litigation – but applying for...

Non-Disclosure is Fault of Policyholder Not Brokers

It is no real surprise that insurers are often not wildly enthusiastic about paying claims and...

Registered Your PSCs Yet?

Every UK company is required to identify the people who are 'persons with significant control'...

Oral Contract Variation Invalid, Rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has decided a case which will be of significance to anyone who is used to...
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