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Changes to company law – what businesses need to know

This week, initial changes to company law – including the biggest changes to Companies House since it began – will start to take effect. Here, our corporate and commercial team […]

Unearthing the implicit duty of cooperation in commercial contracts

In the world of business, contracts are the bedrock upon which deals are built. These carefully crafted documents are a testament to the mutual understanding between parties, outlining their respective […]

Act to combat economic crime has received royal assent

Earlier this year we reported on the register of overseas entities, which was created under the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022. This move formed part of a significant […]

Overview: Family investment companies

A growing trend of late has been the increasing use of family investment companies. Our corporate & commercial team gives an overview of what they are and their benefits. What […]

Companies House: The impact of late filings

For any business whether large or small, effective governance is crucial. One of the fundamental principles of company law is that a company is a legal entity separate from its owners and […]

Does ‘good faith’ between shareholders exist?

A recent Court of Appeal decision has clarified the English law principles surrounding contractual duties of good faith, emphasising the importance of the context of circumstances upon which a ‘good […]

Key things to consider before helping a friend or family member’s start up business

Is a family member or close friend looking to start a business? Are you thinking about helping them out with some funding? Here are some crucial points you need to […]

Improving transparency in UK real estate investment: An overview of the new Register of Overseas Entities before January deadline

The UK government has introduced a new register that requires overseas owners of UK real estate to reveal their identity before the deadline on 31 January. This is part of […]

Articles of association update: Does this impact your business?

Our corporate & commercial team shares the latest update for small and sole director companies on reviewing articles of association. In this year’s summer edition of Law News, we reported […]

A guide to the National Security and Investment (NSI) Act 2021

Buying a company? One of our corporate & commercial experts introduces the National Security and Investment Act, which transactions could be affected and when you should be mindful of it. […]

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