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Legal update

22 January 2021 Corporate transparency and register reform – 3 further consultations published

The Government has recently published three further consultations regarding corporate transparency and reform of the Companies House register.

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Legal update

20 January 2021 The UK Freeport Regime

What should you consider in a Freeport proposal?

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Legal update

18 January 2021 Directors duties in relation to local authority trading companies and special purchase vehicles

Some prudent steps that directors should take to minimise their risk of being personally liable in an insolvency situation.

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Legal update

13 January 2021 Ceasing discretionary functions and powers – some key issues for public bodies to consider

The key legal questions for public bodies to consider before deciding to cease exercising a discretionary power due to limited resources or other reasons.

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Legal update

15 December 2020 What next for local government reorganisation?

Was it the right call to delay the White Paper, and has Covid just delayed the inevitable?

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Legal update

11 December 2020 Engaging as a creditor in insolvency processes

A creditor who has a genuine interest in the outcome of a case would be wise to find the time to register on the insolvency practitioners online portal.

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In-House Lawyers: Brexit, intellectual property and commercial contracts

Covid-19 and the challenges associated with it grind on into a second wave. Not only that but there’s the prospect of Brexit and a looming recession ahead. It would be entirely forgivable not to be on top of the law right now. Watch our on-demand video, where we have discussed Brexit and intellectual property and consumer and commercial law changes.

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Legal update

20 November 2020 Buoyancy check: are your floating assets sinking?

From 1 December 2020, HMRC will once again benefit from preferred creditor status in the event of an insolvency. This means that, regardless of the date of any pre-existing security, HMRC will rank ahead of the general body of unsecured creditors and floating charge holders in respect of certain taxes (including VAT, PAYE and employee’s NIC but not Corporation Tax).

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Legal update

16 November 2020 Companies House looking to take a more robust role on company filings

The changes currently proposed by the Government to Companies House are likely to be amongst the most significant since the Companies Act 2006 originally came into force and expand on the PSC and other filing regimes already in place.

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Guide

Brexit overview: intellectual property and Brexit

We can how help you understand the potential issues that any changes will have on your business.

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