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News Category: Company formation and restructuring

  • 9 November 2017

    The importance of a carefully drafted overage agreement

    The recent High Court decision in Sparks v Biden [2017] highlights the importance of well thought out and precise drafting of overage agreements. Read more

  • 12 October 2017

    The liability of a freehold owner where a visitor suffers fatal injuries

    In the recent case of Dodd v Raebarn Estates Ltd and others (2017), the Court of Appeal considered whether a freeholder, who was the landlord of a headlease, could be held liable under the Defective Premises Act 1972 (“the DPA”) when a visitor fell down the stairs and suffered fatal head injuries. Read more

  • 21 August 2017

    New legislation to ban card payment surcharges

    On 13 January 2018, new European legislation will take effect in the UK, with important consequences for consumers and businesses. Read more

  • 29 July 2016

    Do you know where your statutory registers are?

    The introduction of the PSC register earlier this year has resulted in many companies asking the question: "Where are our statutory registers?" Read more

  • 29 July 2016

    Annual returns out, confirmation statements in

    With effect from 30 June 2016, companies and LLPs are no longer required to file an annual return at Companies House but instead will file a confirmation statement. Read more

  • 29 July 2016

    Selective Distribution: The ban on Amazon and eBay, all change?

    In our article last year, "Competition Law: Can I stop my goods from being resold on websites such as Amazon or eBay?" we explained that, if correctly established, a selective distribution system can enable the supplier to prevent its distributors from using sites such as Amazon and eBay. Read more

  • 4 May 2016

    Agency Law: How much do you need to pay an agent on termination?

    Unless you are terminating the relationship with your agent on the grounds of a "fundamental breach" having been committed by the agent, you may need to make a lump sum payment to that agent. This lump sum can include notice payment, payment of commission on all orders taken up to the date of termination, commission on future orders mainly attributable to the agent's efforts for a reasonable period and a "compensation" or "indemnity" payment. Read more

  • 29 January 2016

    Non-Disclosure Agreements (“NDAs”) – can you keep a secret?

    NDAs (also referred to as confidentiality agreements) are a crucial tool when seeking to protect your designs, inventions or ideas. The ultimate form of protection is of course not to divulge the information in the first place, however you will eventually reach the stage where this strategy becomes impractical; particularly if you are undertaking a joint venture or looking for a manufacturer or business partner. Read more

  • 28 October 2015

    Considerations when setting up your own business

    Setting up your own business can be a daunting task, spending some time considering the following points at the outset can help save time and stress in the long run. Read more

  • 20 July 2015

    Companies House: New website provides more free information than ever before

    Some readers may have already have noted this but the new Companies House website - https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk - (although still currently in BETA form) allows users to access company information for free. This includes access to annual returns and annual accounts, which were previously charged at £1 per item. Read more