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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

On 25 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill received royal assent and became law on 26 June 2020 (the “Act”). The legislation has been fast tracked through Parliament and contains several temporary measures aimed at relieving the burden on businesses...
Renewing a commercial lease – what can be negotiated?

Renewing a commercial lease – what can be negotiated?

Most lease renewals are governed by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, and the rules can be complicated and confusing. However, if your commercial lease is up for renewal, you want to ensure you get the most favourable terms for your business. In this post, we look at...
What is the point of Shareholders’ Agreements?

What is the point of Shareholders’ Agreements?

Starting with the basics, a shareholders’ agreement is a private contract between the shareholders of a company which sets out their rights and responsibilities as between them. It is not a compulsory document nor is it public. There is no set precedent and it can,...
Cyber Crime and Covid-19 – are you prepared?

Cyber Crime and Covid-19 – are you prepared?

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and cyber criminals are mercilessly exploiting the crisis for their own objectives. While there may not have been a significant increase in the actual levels of cybercrime, there has certainly been a change in direction. So...