The UK Listing Review

The post below was first published on our Corporate Notes blog. The government has published the outcome of the Review of the UK listing regime undertaken by Lord Hill. The Review, which was launched in November 2020, was set up to look at possible reforms to the UK listing regime that would attract the most innovative … Read more

Foreign investment: Rising tides of politics in regulation

The post below was first published on our Competition blog We are delighted to share with you our newly updated report on Foreign Investment: Rising Tides of Politics in Regulation, which reflects a swathe of recent changes to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regimes around the world against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

The Conservative’s corporate governance plans – what is next?

The focus of business before last week’s General Election was understandably Labour’s manifesto and its radical plans to, among other things “amend the Companies Act, requiring companies to prioritise long-term growth while strengthening protections for stakeholders, including smaller suppliers and pension funds”, “require one-third of boards to be reserved for elected worker-directors” and that “up … Read more

Webinar Available: Policy Matters General Election series – Labour’s corporate governance and directors’ remuneration plans

In the second webinar in our Policy Matters General Election series earlier today, we discussed Labour’s corporate governance and directors’ remuneration agenda, including proposals to: “amend the Companies Act, requiring companies to prioritise long-term growth while strengthening protections for stakeholders, including smaller suppliers and pension funds” “require one-third of boards to be reserved for elected … Read more