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Stevens & Bolton LLP | United Kingdom | 22 May 2020

Articles of association - time for an upgrade

A company’s articles of association (articles) are a set of rules which govern the internal affairs of the company and form the basis of a statutory…

Macfarlanes LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Apr 2020

Corporate Law Update 17 April 2020

In this week’s update: the court clarifies the extent of detail directors must give when disclosing their interest in an arrangement with their…

Ogier | Bermuda, Cayman Islands | 16 Jul 2019

Privy Council rules on Bermuda’s 60/40 rule. What are the implications for the Cayman Islands?

Each of the Cayman Islands and Bermuda has legislation and regulation designed to promote and preserve local control over the jurisdiction’s economic…

Boyes Turner LLP | United Kingdom | 3 Jul 2019

Can a business continue to trade after a Director's death?

You may think that any business can continue to trade after the death of a director but this is not necessarily always the case. If you are a sole…

BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 23 Jul 2018

Filed or not filed: which articles are the true articles?

If a company amends its articles of association by special resolution but subsequently files an incorrect version of the amended articles at Companies…

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | European Union, United Kingdom | 11 Dec 2017

High Court decision may make it more difficult to bring claims against foreign parties under section 423 Insolvency Act (transactions defrauding creditors)

The High Court has held that a claim by a creditor under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 does not fall within the jurisdictional gateway…

Ashfords LLP | United Kingdom | 29 Nov 2017

Orexim Trading Ltd v Mahavir Port and Terminal Private Ltd and others [2017] EWHC 2663 (Comm)

In Orexim Trading Ltd v Mahavir Port and Terminal Private Ltd and others [2017] EWHC 2663 (Comm), the High Court held that a claim under s.423 of the…

Rahman Ravelli | United Kingdom | 21 Aug 2017

Unlawful financial assistance

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has taken unprecedented action in bringing charges against both Barclays and some of its former executives over the way…

Buckley LLP | United Kingdom, USA | 23 Jun 2017

SFO Announces Charges Against Barclays and Four Former Executives in Qatar Capital Raising Matter

On Tuesday, June 20, the UK Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) announced charges against Barclays Plc and four former executives for conspiracy to commit…

Macfarlanes LLP | United Kingdom | 23 Jun 2017

M&A Weekly Update 17 - 23 June 2017

The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") has announced that it has brought charges against Barclays plc and four individuals under the Fraud Act 2006 and the…
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