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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


The Gold Standard Sports bodies, corporate governance and public funding
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2016

The UK Government has just announced a new mandatory Code on Sports Governance that will apply to any sports body in receipt of government funding


Changes afoot for Third Party Rights under Scottish Contracts
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

Antiquated rules of Scots contract law on the rights of third parties are to be swept away and replaced with a new flexible regime under proposed


Webinar recording: Signing Scots Law Documents (Part 1)
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2017

Our new webinar series provides a quick and handy guide to signing Scots Law documents or documents that need to be signed in accordance with Scots


Directors duties in the food and drink industry
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2012

Lion Steel Equipment Limited (Lion) had the unenviable honour in July of becoming the third company in the UK to be convicted of the new offence of corporate manslaughter (which was brought in by the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, for workplace deaths on or after 6 April 2008


Corporate governance - FRC publishes paper on comply or explain approach
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2012

On 15 February 2012, the Financial Reporting Council published a short paper called “What constitutes an explanation under comply-or-explain?”


Say what you mean (Part 1): endeavours
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2012

Clients and practitioners alike will be familiar with the spiral of negotiation around certain obligations in which one party asks for an absolute obligation, the other offers its “reasonable endeavours” and they agree on either “all reasonable” or “best” endeavours


B7 tax comment: EMI is about to get even better
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2012

Enterprise management incentive share options (known as EMI options) are amongst the most flexible and generous of the UK’s various tax-advantaged share incentive arrangements and, now that the EU state aid issues with the UK Government’s proposal to extend the initiative have been addressed, they are about to get even better


FRC consultation on UK Corporate Governance Code
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on whether the UK Corporate Governance Code requires to be changed in light of the new directors'