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New Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill 2019-2021

June 2, 2020

In a recent article we reported that Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, announced plans on 28 March last to temporarily suspend wrongful trading ...

News Flash – Employers to start contributing to Furlough Scheme

May 29, 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced this afternoon that the Government will require employers to start contributing towards their employees’ ...

Update on AGMs and Corporate Filings under the Corporate Insolvency & Governance Bill 2019-21

May 29, 2020

Following its initial announcement on 28th March 2020, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) introduced the draft ...

Furlough Scheme extended by 4 months

May 12, 2020

Today, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) will be extended for four months, until the end of ...

Reserves Based Lending: Uncertain times for E&P companies

May 6, 2020

With the price of oil turning negative for the first time in history in recent weeks, many cash-strapped independent oil and gas companies will be ...

Update: COVID-19 and Intellectual Property

May 1, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has already vastly affected businesses across the globe and will continue to do so for some time yet.  It is likely that it ...

UK Government urges employers to prepare for new immigration system

April 23, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Government has released further guidance for employers regarding the new immigration system to be launched ...

A 2020 AGM season like no other

April 23, 2020

With the 2020 AGM season upon us, many listed UK companies with 31 December year ends have been busy assessing how they will convene their annual ...

Government announces £1.25bn funding for venture capital backed companies and start-ups

April 21, 2020

The government has announced the establishment of a £1.25bn fund to support high-growth start-ups. The funding comes in two parts: A £500m fund, ...

Update – trespasser proceedings

April 21, 2020

Our article on 1 April gave commentary in relation to the key points for landlords and tenants introduced by the Coronavirus Act 2020.  It also drew ...

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