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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


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


Business rates: the British Retail Consortium’s road to reform
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2014

Business Rates has been a hot potato in the property industry for many years, no more so than in the retail sector. We are a nation of shoppers, yet


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


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


Supermarket squeeze
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2013

No, not a game show, but the reality of where many in the food and drink supply chain may find themselves as we look to a still uncertain 2013. While


ICAEW and ICAS publish revised guidance on determination of distributable profits
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

On 3 November 2010, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland published a revised joint guidance (TECH 0210) on the determination of realised profits and losses for the purposes of making distributions under the Companies Act 2006 (the Act


Terminating for contract breach: to waver may mean waiver
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

The English Court of Appeal has recently ruled that the Post Office could not walk away from a contract because it had elected to continue to perform its duties for almost a year after the other company breached the contract


Mitigating the Bribery Act risk: self-reporting in Scotland
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2011

In conjunction with the Bribery Act 2010 coming into force on 1 July 2011 the Scottish Crown Office has now issued Guidance confirming that it will trial (up to 30 June 2012) a self-reporting mechanism for business in relation to incidents of corruption


FRC publishes analysis of implementation of UK Corporate Governance Code and Stewardship Code
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2012

On 14 December 2011, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a report on the impact and implementation of the UK Corporate Governance Code for listed companies and the Stewardship Code for institutional investors