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Legal Briefings | 29 September 2016

Premature claim and double insurance thwart policyholder

Cautionary tale for policyholders on double insurance
Legal Briefings | 29 September 2016

ASIC extends foreign financial service provider relief – but there’s a catch…

ASIC has extended seven Class Orders which provide conditional relief to foreign financial services providers with wholesale clients.
Legal Briefings | 29 September 2016

Brexit – Implications for the FMCG sector

Brexit is expected to have a significant impact on the FMCG sector in the UK, and on FMCG firms in Europe which have links to the UK. The supply chains of major food and drinks manufacturers, consumer goods companies and supermarkets interweave across the EU and beyond and, within the agricultural...
Legal Briefings | 28 September 2016

English law contracts post-Brexit: What changes should commercial parties expect?

The core principles of English contract law, such as interpretation of contracts and remedies for breach, will not be affected by Brexit and the key attractions of English law will remain.
Audio and Video | 27 September 2016

Madrid video updates: Responsabilidad y protección corporativa de Consejeros

Legal Briefings | 23 September 2016

Brexit: Implications for the Insurance Sector

The House of Commons Treasury Select Committee (TSC) has launched an inquiry into EU regulation of insurance . The inquiry will allow the TSC to look at the case for retaining, losing or adapting Solvency II in a post-Brexit world. Its Chairman, Andrew Tyrie MP, has commented that Brexit provides...
Legal Briefings | 23 September 2016

Counsel's Opinion sought by UK IP groups in relation to the UPC and Brexit

Counsel's Opinion sought by UK IP groups on the possibilities for the UK to continue to participate in the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court post Brexit now released
Legal Briefings | 23 September 2016

ASIC reports regarding the public M&A space for the first half of 2016

ASIC’s figures for control transactions show that, while the number of takeover bids in the first half of calendar 2016 was the same as schemes of arrangement, value was heavily weighted to schemes.
Legal Briefings | 23 September 2016

Implications of Padbury’s misleading ASX announcement

A misleading ASX announcement can lead to ASIC prosecuting the listed entity and those officers who authorised the announcement.
Legal Briefings | 23 September 2016

Panel clarifies discretion to accept undertakings in lieu of orders

The Takeovers Panel has recently clarified its position in relation to when undertakings in lieu of orders will be accepted.
Legal Briefings | 23 September 2016

Takeovers Panel’s proposed changes to frustrating actions policy provide helpful guidance to target boards

The Takeovers Panel’s frustrating action policy has often caused uncertainties for target boards.
Legal Briefings | 19 September 2016

Brexit: Sector and Legal Perspectives

The "in-out" Referendum on the question of the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) which has dominated the political and business agenda in the UK for the last six months, has resulted in a majority of voters (on a turnout of approximately 72%) preferring the UK to leave the EU. The vote was...
Audio and Video | 19 September 2016

Brexit webinar series

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Guides | 15 September 2016

Restructuring, Turnaround and Insolvency in Asia Pacific

Our new guide helps companies and lenders navigate the various insolvency regimes in the region
Legal Briefings | 15 September 2016

Scope of proposed new offence of failing to prevent economic crime

This week has seen a flurry of press reports which appear to suggest that individual directors could be held personally liable for the acts of company employees under the proposed new criminal offence of failing to prevent fraud or economic crime, however, we understand that this is unlikely to be...