Running of Company in UK Law

  • Why You Need A Will If You're Running A Family Business
    • Mondaq UK
    ......personal assets and making sure that any interest in the family. business is clearly addressed in either or both the will or the. company's constitutional documentation. The intestacy rule. Where someone dies without a will, their estate will pass via. intestacy rules. What this means ......
  • SFO Prevails In First Contested Overseas Corruption Trial
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The U.K.’s Serious Frauds Office prevailed in its first overseas corruption trial, securing a jury verdict in its favor and against two former Innospec executives. The case stems from a referral by...
    ......The verdict also brings to a close the long running corruption investigations involving the company. . The SFO’s case ......
  • UK Equality Commission issues new sexual harassment guidance
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Earlier this month, the Equality and Human Rights Commission issued new guidance on sexual harassment and harassment at work. The guidance is very comprehensive, running to some 82 pages, but if yo...
    ......The guidance is very comprehensive, running to some 82 pages, but if you are responsible for drafting your company’s ......
  • Supreme Court Rules Bakery Did Not Discriminate Against Gay Customer
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The Supreme Court has this week handed down judgment in the long-running “gay cake” case (Lee v McArthur and Ashers Baking Company Limited). The bakery, which is in Northern Ireland and run by indi...
    .... The Supreme Court has this week handed down judgment in the long-running “gay cake” case (Lee v McArthur and Ashers Baking Company Limited).  ......
  • SAP’s Licensing Time-Bomb - Software giant’s victory in “indirect use” case is cause for concern for companies worldwide
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On February 16, 2017, the High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom held that Diageo plc, a global drinks company, was liable for unauthorized use of SAP software as a result of failing to secure...
    ...... in the United Kingdom held that Diageo plc, a global drinks company, was liable for unauthorized use of SAP software as a result of failing to ... sales representatives who used certain third party applications running on a Salesforce platform that accessed and exchanged data with SAP ......
  • Setting the Tone for Bribery & Corruption Disclosure
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Take a look at the contexts of the top-10 FCPA fines of all time and you will soon spot a trend: mostly European-based organisations where corrupt activity has been uncovered within the day-to-day ...
    ...... where corrupt activity has been uncovered within the day-to-day running of the business. Bribery and corruption creeps in through the disconnect ... and the pressure to bend the rules for the sake of achieving company targets. When asked about the payment of bribes, a former accountant from ......
  • UK Pension Regulator Issues New Guidance to Employers and Trustees for Pension Risk Transfers to “Superfunds”
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    For some time, the UK has been working to implement the concept of “superfunds” to consolidate defined benefit (“DB”) plans. We wrote about this early on here. In essence, a superfund would be akin...
    ...... to be less than that of a “buyout” or transfer to an insurance company. For that reason, once up and running – no transfers have taken place ......
  • Is It All Now Transparent? UK Supreme Court Case on Delaware LLCs Leaves Open Questions on Entity Classification for UK Tax Purposes
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The UK Supreme Court delivered an unexpected final judgment on 1 July 2015 in the long-running case of Anson v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs [2015] UKSC 44. Reversing the decisi...
    ......judgment on 1 July 2015 in the long-running case of Anson v . Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs ...LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“LLC”), was . entitled to credit against UK tax for US tax borne on ......
  • Aviation: Service Of Proceedings On A General Sales Agent Was Ineffective
    • Mondaq UK
    ...If a foreign company does not provide an address for service of proceedings upon it, service is ... showed Ms Joyce wearing a uniform bearing the defendant's logo and running a stall at an exhibition promoting the defendant. Emails following ......
  • Legal issues for those running construction businesses
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Insolvency issues - A review of the corporate insolvency regime: our Insolvency team recently responded to the government consultation on options for reform of the UK's corporate insolvency r...
    ......, investors and creditors remain confident that best outcomes can be achieved when they are faced with financial difficulty, and to give a company the best possible chance to restructure its debts and return to profitability while protecting employees and creditors. Read the Dentons overview ......
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