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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


Government to tackle late payments to SMEs with tougher remedies the whole solution?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2013

Following a recent YouGov survey's finding that 85 per cent of SMEs in the UK have been affected by late payments over the past two years, Prime


New regulations on directors' pay
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2013

The final version of the Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 ("2013 Regulations") have


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


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


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


Webinar recording: Good faith, implied terms and penalties - restrictions on freedom of contract
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

In this third webinar in our Construction Contracts series, Iain Drummond and Nathaniel Buckingham consider the extent to which freedom of contract


Abolition of the Employee Shareholder Status
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

In the Autumn Statement, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced that the tax advantages attached to Employee Shareholder Shares (ESS


First UK director disqualified for competition law breach
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

In a landmark ruling announced today, Daniel Aston earned the dubious honour of becoming the first UK director ever to be disqualified as a result of


Interpretation of contracts: a recap
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2014

One of the questions clients often ask us is how a contract might be interpreted by the courts in the event of a dispute. Often a balance needs to be