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All posts by Geraldine Fabre

Geraldine specialises in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial law and corporate finance. She acts for both owner-managed businesses, investors, multinational companies and financial institutions in the UK and abroad on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters including construction law. Her clients include major French groups and are generally quoted on Euronext.

Business Brexit Checklist

A few businesses are already setting up subsidiaries in the UK and the EU to deal with many of the issues arising from Brexit. Whether you are already operating from the UK or managing a production line across the Channel, considering setting up or buying a business, here are some tips to bear in mind …

Business Brexit Checklist

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M&A and Brexit

Levels of corporate transactions remain high across the UK despite the uncertainties caused by Brexit. In the latest issue of INFO Magazine, Partner Geraldine Fabre, explores some of the issues that require particular attention from general counsel and finance directors whether your business is located in France or the UK. Click here for the full …

M&A and Brexit

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Pre-pack administration for the retail sector

With the recent collapse of a few retailers, including House of Fraser earlier this month, and retail parks and shopping centres changing their business structure and appearance with the rise of online shopping, it is time to remind ourselves of what a ‘pre-pack’ can offer to retailers when things go wrong. What is a pre-pack? …

Pre-pack administration for the retail sector

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The crash of a retail giant: What is left to be said about House of Fraser’s concessions

Online shopping is growing faster than ever and retailers must find a sustainable way to compete. The collapse of House of Fraser is raising serious questions about viability for traditional and internet businesses relying on concessions to promote their products in malls and shopping centres. There are key issues to consider if you find yourself …

The crash of a retail giant: What is left to be said about House of Fraser’s concessions

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The Withdrawal Agreement-Review of its content so far

On 27 March 2018, the European Union accepted the amendments to the European Commission’s revised draft of the withdrawal agreement negotiated with the UK so far.  The agreement is expected to form the basis of a treaty that will govern both the withdrawal of the UK from the EU and the transition period following that …

The Withdrawal Agreement-Review of its content so far

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Sherrards award Intercultural Trophy to Institut Français, UK

Geraldine Fabre, a partner in Sherrards’ French team took to the stage at PWC’s London offices last week to announce the winner during the French Chamber of Commerce’s annual cross cultural quiz evening. Focusing on Sherrards international outlook in the face of increasing protectionist trends around the world, Geraldine praised the Institut Français’ commitment to …

Sherrards award Intercultural Trophy to Institut Français, UK

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