26.5.2018

The European Commission announced on 15 May 2018 that it had approved the prolongation of State Aid Relief for Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) arrangements. The EU State Aid approval is stated to be valid until 2023, or if earlier, the date the UK ceases to be a...

25.5.2018

The answer seems to be ‘no’ provided that the written contract contains wording similar to ‘all variations to this Licence must be agreed, set out in writing and signed on behalf of both parties before they take effect’. This is called a ‘no oral modification’ clause.

T...

11.5.2018

At the Supreme Court

In Barton v Wright Hassall LLP, a claimant purported to serve the defendant's solicitors by email on the last day of the validity period for the claim form. The defendant's solicitors, however, had not indicated that they were prepared to accept ser...

1.5.2018

New laws have come into effect from 26 April 2018 to help tackle the problem of identity fraud and personal harm for company directors. This change has been prompted by research that showed company directors were twice as likely to be the victims of identity fraud as o...

27.4.2018

The PSC register is a register of persons with significant control over a company that privately held UK companies have been required to maintain since 6 April 2016.

The PSC register is intended to create greater transparency in the ownership and control of UK companies...

29.3.2018

What happened?

Personal information from the Facebook profiles of approximately 50 million US voters is alleged to have been misused by Cambridge Analytica. The information included names, locations, emails and details of ‘likes’.

The information was collected through a...

15.3.2018

Brexit has the potential to directly or indirectly affect most businesses:

  • Suppliers need to consider how the market for their own products may be affected, as well as anything which may affect their supply chain.

  • Customers need to consider whether the price th...

14.2.2018

Tim Gir will be joining the firm as a Consultant to strengthen our service to clients and also to assist in formulating business strategy for the firm. He is a solicitor and a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. He brings over 30 years experience in legal...

10.1.2018

You might want to split your business for a number of reasons. Our solicitors can help you separate your  existing business which will often then be owned by different shareholders.

What are the key issues to consider?

The key issues which our solicitors will consider wi...

1.12.2017

Our Director Tak Matsuda has been invited to give a guest lecture based on his experiences as a commercial solicitor in the City of London entitled ‘The Credit Crisis 10 years on – the Legal and Regulatory response to the banking crisis’ by Bangor Centre for Internatio...

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