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Private equity perspectives - employee shareholder shares: on the rise
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Since September 2013, companies have had the opportunity to enter into employee shareholder agreements with their employees, under which employees

Warranty claims: words of warning for buyers and sellers
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

A recent High Court case sounds a note of caution for both buyers and sellers within corporate transactions seeking to limit their liability in

Tradition upheld: implied terms and rights of forced sale
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2015

The High Court held in (1) Rosserlane Consultants Ltd (2) Swinbrook Developments Limited v Credit Suisse International(2015) that there was no implied

UK Budget 2015: brief private equity notes
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2015

The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, once again rolled out his favourite tax avoidance anecdote, that of the "banker who boasted of

Informed counsel company update March 2015
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2015

In March's Company Update, we look at two High Court cases. The first concerns the exercise of a right to inspect documents conferred by a sale and

M&A weekly update - 6 -12 March 2015
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2015

Provisions in the Companies Act 2006 governing the authorisation and financing of share buybacks will be amended from 6 April 2015. Final form

Manufacturing matters - Winter 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • China, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2015

In a landmark judgment the Court of Appeal has held there is no automatic right to costs protection for litigants in private law environmental

Removal of stamp duty saving for takeovers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2015

As reported in our December 2014 newsletter, the Chancellor's Autumn Statement announced the Government's plans to remove the ability for bidders to

Current issues affecting business sales and how to avoid them
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2015

As 2015 dawns, if you are thinking of selling your business this year, what are some of the things you need to know? What are the issues that we are

Private equity perspectives - can you disclose company information to a prospective buyer?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2015

A recent High Court case has emphasised the importance for investors to pay particular attention to confidentiality clauses in shareholders'