The National Security and Investment Act (“NSIA”) comes into force on 4 January 2022, further adding to the administrative burden for practitioners and creating an additional hurdle for investors. Initially intended to enable scrutiny of investment on national security grounds,…
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It may just take a minute to protect a director (see article), but don’t let your statutory books and records be the thing that lets you down when plotting your route to fundraising or exit. A company’s statutory books and records…
On 23 April 2021 the Court of Appeal quashed the convictions of 39 former sub postmasters and postmistresses (SPMs) righting one of the largest miscarriages of justice in English legal history. Background The former SPMs all ran local branch post offices and,…
On 12 March 2021, Her Majesty’s Government issued updated guidance on the annual requirement, under Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “MSA”), for certain businesses to publish an annual statement (the “March 21 Guidance”). Whilst the March 21…
This is the second of two briefings about the Digital Services Act package introduced by the European Commission (EC). The package comprises the Digital Services Act (DSA) which we covered in our earlier briefing and the Digital Markets Act which…
Following yesterday’s announcement from the Chancellor, click here for a full summary of the Budget and here for our Tax Tables summarising tax changes. To the casual observer, the first Budget of 2021 appeared to have been fully revealed before the…
Tomorrow Rishi Sunak will present his second Budget within 12 months. For many commentators, it is perhaps the pivotal Budget of this parliament. Pre-Budget leaks and interviews have put the focus squarely on continuing key pandemic support measures through, hopefully,…
On 15 December 2020, the Digital Services Act package was published by the European Commission (EC). The packages included two new proposed regulations: the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act. The objective of the package is to…
At the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, new EU trademarks (EUTM) will no longer offer protection in the UK. What will happen to EUTMs that already existed or were filed but pending approval at the end…
The sting in the tail in the Finance Act. Are the walls closing in on key stakeholders? The Finance Act 2020 (“Act”) came into force on 22 July 2020 bringing with it the re-introduction of the Crown Preference (See Changes to…