Consolidated corporate Covid-19 update

This Covid-19 update briefing summarises the major pieces of legislation and guidance which have been published in relation to UK corporate law over the last few months as a result of the pandemic. Please click here to see the briefing.   Read more

Consolidated corporate update January to June 2020

This half-yearly update briefing summarises the major developments in UK corporate law and regulation which have occurred over the last six months and which will be of relevance to UK listed companies. Please click here to see the briefing.   Read more

Recent additions to Corporate Notes

Updates recently added to our Corporate Notes blog include the latest developments for corporate practitioners regarding Covid-19; details of the latest FCA market abuse enforcement action; and our latest consolidated public M&A update. Read more

FCA enforcement action

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has censured Redcentric PLC for market abuse. Redcentric has agreed to pay compensation to affected investors. The FCA found that Redcentric, which is admitted to trading on AIM, issued unaudited interim results in November 2015 and audited final year results in June 2016 which materially misstated its net debt position … Read more

Our latest consolidated Public M&A update

We have published an overview of recent developments in public M&A in the UK. It covers recent market activity and the latest developments of interest to public M&A practitioners, including the ruling by the Takeover Panel that a bidder could not invoke a condition to its offer for Moss Bros, and changes to the foreign … Read more

Covid-19 – latest developments for corporate practitioners

Further guidance for companies has been published in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Company meetings Shareholder meetings – Relaxations to the company meeting requirements contained in the Companies Act 2006 (as well as the meeting requirements for certain other entities) came into force on 26 June 2020. Under the relaxations, which were made by the … Read more

Recent additions to Corporate Notes

Updates recently added to our Corporate Notes blog include the latest developments for corporate practitioners regarding Covid-19; amendments to the UK merger control regime targeting foreign direct investment; and the draft Regulation published by the European Commission in respect to the takeover exemption. Read more

Covid-19 – latest developments for corporate practitioners

Further guidance for companies has been published in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Corporate reporting FRC Lab reports – The Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) Financial Reporting Lab has published two reports which seek to give companies practical guidance on corporate reporting, and investor expectations, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 – Resources, action, the … Read more