Further to our November update, the Securities Markets (Unsolicited Offers) Regulations 2012 have now come into force, on 1 December 2012. The Regulations set out specific rules applying to unsolicited offers (also known as "predatory" or "low-ball" offers) including new processes, detailed disclosure requirements, and the right to cancel acceptances of unsolicited offers.

In a recent case note available here, Hamish Kynaston reviews a decision involving Two Degrees Mobile which questioned whether the merits of an employer's business decision can be examined in the case of redundancy.

Our latest update on public law has also been published.