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Historical Fraud Trial begins

A historical fraud trial begins this week involving four senior bankers at Barclays, including the former CEO – John Varley.

New ‘Geo-Blocking’ Regulation to come into effect

From 3rd December 2018, all businesses within the EU must comply with the EU Geo-Blocking Regulation.

Cyber-attacks target law firms

How can businesses, such as law firms, protect themselves from potential technological threats?

What is the latest revised UK Corporate Governance Code?

A revised ‘UK Corporate Governance Code’ has recently been released by the FRC.

New Foreign Investment Regime in UK

The UK government recently published a proposal regarding the regulation of foreign investment and national security.

The winds are changing for the U.K. corporate governance system.

Last week, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy published the U.K government response to the recent green paper consultation, regarding corporate governance.

The importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – How far is it maintained?

As globalisation increases, so does the pressure to maintain Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to a high level within all corporate sectors – especially within the legal profession.

New Data Protection Bill – Are you prepared?

The European Union is set to issue and enforce a ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) on 25th May 2018, in which the current British legislation has been amended, in order to comply with this. MP Matt Hancock released a ‘Statement of Intent’ on Monday 7th August 2017, regarding a ‘new data protection bill’ to be

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Are you selling a business? Share Purchase or Asset Purchase.

In the business world, selling a business (or buying) is never straightforward and often comes with a plethora of complexities, particularly around the different structures which may be employed. These narrow down to two different methods (and sometimes a combination of the two). One option is to buy the shares of the company that owns

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Do not underestimate the importance of a Shareholders’ Agreement!

December 10, 2015 | Corporate, M&A and Securities, News

When a shareholder decides to invest in a limited company and subscribe for shares, it is common to desire to protect the investment. The simple solution is to enter into a shareholders’ agreement: a contract between members of the company, laying foundations governing their relationship by listing their duties and responsibilities.

Rahul Batra listed in Leader List 2015 by Citywealth Magazine as top UK Lawyer

Hudson McKenzie are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Rahul Batra has been included in the list of top UK lawyers published by Citywealth Magazine. Click here to view full listing. The Citywealth Leaders List is the indispensible best of the best online directory of wealth management professionals worldwide. This online resource provides a

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UK to experience spike in Mergers & Acquisitions activity

UK Lawyers for Mergers & Acquisitions

Hudson McKenzie recognised as a Legal 500 firm

The Legal 500 UK 2013 list has been published today and we are delighted to have been recognised for exceptional legal services we provide to our clients. We have been noted by the publication for our services offered in the area of Immigration Law as one of the best immigration lawyers in the UK. The Legal 500 is the leading legal research

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Beware of a legal bargain

The Legal Ombudsman has warned that using cut-rate legal advisers sometimes leaves people unable to pursue complaints when things go wrong. The 2007 Legal Services Act came into force on 25th May 2011. The most significant consequence of the Legal Services Act has been allowing legal services to be delivered outside of the traditional law

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Hudson McKenzie launches new website and expands to offer other legal services

Hudson McKenzie is proud to announce the launch of its new website on 23 August 2013. This launch comes in conjunction with the firm adding other legal services. The firm has added to its legal capabilities in a move to embrace the changing legal landscape, providing its clients a more complete legal service, thereby positioning

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