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BIS discussion paper: transparency & trust: enhancing the transparency of UK company ownership and increasing trust in UK business
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2013

At the G8 Summit in June 2013 the UK Government announced proposals to increase transparency in the ownership and control of companies. BIS has now


PIRC UK Shareholder Voting Guidelines 2013
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

Pensions Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has just published the 17th edition of its UK Shareholder Voting Guidelines, replacing the version


New legislation on directors’ remuneration (quoted companies)
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2013

Following the recent publication of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Commencement No. 3, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2013


BIS consultation on company filing requirements
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2013

In October 2013 the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) published a consultation on company filing requirements as part of its Red Tape


The importance of including ‘subject to contract’ in settlement negotiation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

In Newbury v Sun Microsystems 2013 EWHC 2180 (QB) it was held that a letter which sets out proposed settlement terms in a contractual dispute, and


Crisis management: planning for a crisis
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2013

Crisis events present urgent problems which require immediate attention. However, in formulating an appropriate response, it can be difficult to get


New statutory regulations for share buybacks
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2013

A revised draft of the Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013 has now been published, which is intended to come into force on 30


Guidance on reasonable period of notice of termination
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2013

The recent High Court case of Hamsard v Boots provides useful guidance for assessing what a reasonable period of notice is when a contract is silent


New ICSA guidance on terms of reference for board committees
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2013

The ICSA has published new guidance on terms of reference for audit, remuneration, nomination, risk and executive committees, as well as new guidance


Guidance on employee shareholder status published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance on employee shareholders. This guidance is quite useful and sets out