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Tax: Entrepreneurs’ Relief: what classes of shares count towards the threshold?
Recent experience reminds us of the need to be careful when looking at the Entrepreneurs’ Relief requirements in relation to companies with preference…
Directors' duties: the need to keep the board informed
A warning for directors of their responsibilities when taking up an opportunity of which they became aware when acting as directors of the company.
The Defamation Act 2013 - will it make a difference?
The Defamation Act came into force on 1 January 2014. This new Act will only apply to offences occurring after the commencement date.
Do you know which jurisdiction governs your contract?
In a recent case the High Court held that where a contract did not specify the jurisdiction in which any dispute about the contract should be…
Enforceability of restrictive covenants in sale agreements
When is a restriction too restrictive? A recent judgment found that non-compete covenants in a share sale agreement did not amount to a restraint of…