Recent additions to Corporate Notes

Recent additions to the Corporate Notes blog include a look at the Treasury consultation on a Power to block listings on national security grounds, as well as our second Corporate Governance Snapshot, which takes a look at the government’s consultation paper on audit and governance reform. Corporate Governance Snapshot – Government consultation paper Power to … Read more

Listing regime – proposed power to block listings on national security grounds

The Treasury has published a consultation on a Power to block listings on national security grounds. It says that concerns have been raised about the possible links between a listing and national security and that it therefore wants to have power to block listings on national security grounds. The Government believes that the scenarios in … Read more

Recent additions to Corporate Notes

Recent additions to the Corporate Notes blog include a look at the FRC report on approaches taken to workforce engagement by FTSE 350 companies in light of the 2018 Corporate Governance Code, as well as at a recent M&A Court of Appeal decision on the reasonable detail required in a notice of claim. We also … Read more

ESG – our new climate change blog

We have launched a new climate change blog, Climate Change Notes, which will cover significant global developments in climate change regulation, policy and litigation, with a focus on the implications of developments for companies in various sectors and jurisdictions. Climate change has been identified as the central issue of the 21st century and recent years … Read more

Corporate governance – FRC report on workforce engagement

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a report on Workforce Engagement and the UK Corporate Governance Code: A Review of Company Reporting and Practice. The report considers the approaches taken to workforce engagement by FTSE 350 companies in light of the requirements introduced in the 2018 edition of the UK Corporate Governance Code (the … Read more

Recent additions to Corporate Notes

Recent additions to the Corporate Notes blog include a summary of the changes to UK MAR on PDMR dealings and insider lists and a look at the FCA consultation paper on investor protection measures for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). Also added is an overview of the National Security and Investment Act 2021 and a … Read more