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Guidance on employee shareholder status published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance on employee shareholders. This guidance is quite useful and sets out


European Parliament backs 40 quota of women on boards
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

The European Parliament in Strasbourg has voted in favour of draft rules aimed at increasing female representation on the boards of listed companies


A further word on exclusion and limitation clauses in contracts
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

This article considers comments made by the Technology and Construction Court in Elvanite Full Circle Ltd v AMEC Earth & Environmental (UK) Ltd


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


First UK director disqualified for competition law breach
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

In a landmark ruling announced today, Daniel Aston earned the dubious honour of becoming the first UK director ever to be disqualified as a result of


Entire agreements clauses: all is not what it seems?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2014

Over the years entire agreement clauses have become a common feature of commercial contracts. They are often included as a matter of course rather


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


Share buybacks: government response to consultation on implementation of Nuttall Review
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2013

The government has just published its response to its consultation relating to implementation of the Nuttall Review recommendations on share buybacks


Can you take advantage of your opponent’s mistake?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2013

In the course of a litigation it is rare that a solicitor will make a fundamental mistake that resolves the case in favour of his opponent. However


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