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In Counsel Update - Winter 2017
In this update we will outline the most recent legal developments affecting your business, in particular, the Government's Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform...
UK
17 Feb 2017
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Yet Another Shareholder Spring Ahead – Impact Of The Shareholder Rights Directive On Shareholders In Listed EU Companies
The legislative process to amend the Shareholder Rights Directive (2007/36/EC) (the Directive) is finally drawing to a close: it has been in progress formally and informally for almost five years.
UK
15 Feb 2017
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Application Of The Duomatic Principle
In the recent case of Randhawa & Ors v Turpin & Anor, the High Court analysed the question whether, under the Duomatic principle, a company's articles of association...
UK
15 Feb 2017
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General Counsel Adding Value By Corporate Simplification
Simplifying a group structure through closing corporate vehicles can have significant benefits to the balance sheet and the business.
UK
28 Oct 2016
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Pressure Is Building For A Renewed 2016 Shareholder Spring
2012 was the year it rained, save for those few brief weeks when London hosted the Olympic Games.
UK
14 Jun 2016
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In Counsel Update - Spring 2016
Welcome to the Spring edition of our In Counsel update. The topic on everyone's mind, the upcoming UK referendum on EU membership, features prominently in this issue.
UK
24 May 2016
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The Shareholder Spring – Revisited
During the Shareholder Spring of 2012 shareholders won the argument that non-executive directors alone could be trusted to keep directors' pay under appropriate scrutiny and control.
UK
20 May 2016
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PSC Register Regime Is Nearly Here
As we have been alerting you over the last two years, the new regime for registers of persons with significant control for UK affected entities is nearly upon us, and will commence on 6 April 2016.
UK
4 Feb 2016
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Directors' Duties And ‘Proper Purpose'
A recent Supreme Court case has explored the exercise of directors' duties as codified under the Companies Act 2006 (the Act) and in particular the application of the so-called proper purpose test...
UK
4 Feb 2016
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What Companies Need To Do To Prepare For The New Beneficial Ownership Regime
Significant changes to Companies Act 2006 are in the process of coming into effect.
UK
14 Jul 2015
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Testing The Limits: Drag Along Rights And Amendments Of Articles Of Association
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Arbuthnott v Bonnyman and others, the Court analysed, among others, the limits to the power of the majority shareholders to amend the company's articles of association.
UK
10 Jul 2015
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Consultation On Implementation Of The Transparency Directive Amending Directive (2013/50/EU) And Other Disclosure Rule And Transparency Rule Changes
The Transparency Directive Amending Directive (TDAD) amends existing requirements around how companies disclose certain key information...
UK
11 May 2015
13
New Voting Guidelines
Each of the National Association of Pension Funds and Institutional Shareholder Services has recently published its guidelines for proxy voting for the 2015 season.
UK
17 Feb 2015
14
Quoted Companies Alliance Launches Its Latest Guide For Audit Committees
The Quoted Companies Alliance, the membership organisation which advocates the interests of small and mid-sized quoted companies (the QCA) has recently revised its latest Guide for Audit Committees.
UK
17 Feb 2015
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The Proxy Advisory Industry Takes A Big Step Forward
The shareholder voting research best practice principles group is to be commended for the final form of the Best Practice Principles for Shareholder Voting.
UK
12 May 2014
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Implications Of The Shareholder Rights Directive For Funds
The European Commission has recently published a package of proposed reforms to company law and corporate governance practice.
European Union
9 May 2014
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Transparency Of Company Beneficial Ownership
The Government published its response to "Transparency & Trust: Enhancing the transparency of UK company ownership and increasing trust in UK business".
UK
9 May 2014
18
What Rights Do Shareholders Have Over Company Pay, Bonuses And Responsibility?
FTSE 100 company pay structures are under threat after Britain's business secretary Vince Cable said tougher rules and regulation are expected.
UK
30 Apr 2014
19
Enterprise Management Incentives And 10% Tax
Since its introduction in 2000, the Enterprise Management Incentive Scheme has proved to be a popular means of delivering share options to employees whilst attracting very favourable tax treatment.
UK
26 Jun 2013
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Consultation On The Stewardship Code
On 20 April 2012, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a consultation paper1 proposing changes to the UK Stewardship Code (the Code).
UK
20 Jul 2012
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