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Advising Rex Bionics on Restructuring and New Investment

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has, together with Rex Bionics company secretary, Keith Robinson, of Sherrards Solicitors, advised Rex Bionics Plc (the “Company”), the pioneer of the REX Robot technology that enhances the mobility of wheelchair users, on a major restructuring of its group. This has permitted an initial investment of AUD7.5m (approximately £4.4m) and …

Advising Rex Bionics on Restructuring and New Investment

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New Anti-Corruption Laws in France

France recently enacted a new anti-corruption law in the so-called Sapin II Act, that companies must implement by 1 May 2017. After the 2014 Hamon Act and the 2015 Macron Act, it is the turn of the Sapin II Act of 9 December 2016 to tackle corruption issues and to attempt to modernise the economy. …

New Anti-Corruption Laws in France

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Sherrards helps the Bank of England in its intelligence-gathering exercise for the Monetary Policy Committee

Ever wondered how the Bank of England gathers intelligence to inform its decision-making process? Eight times a year, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (“MPC”) meets to determine the important monetary decisions of the day for the UK, such as how to deal with interest rates; whether to pursue quantitative easing and other issues …

Sherrards helps the Bank of England in its intelligence-gathering exercise for the Monetary Policy Committee

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Global Round Table Highlights Uncertainty in M&A Environment but Provides Reasons to be Optimistic

A recent international round table discussion focused on mergers and acquisitions involved members of Alliott Group’s Corporate Finance / M&A Group and explored reasons for the decline in overall deal volume in 2016, trends in the market and the impact of reforms and regulations implemented at national and international levels.  23 November 2016, London, Participants …

Global Round Table Highlights Uncertainty in M&A Environment but Provides Reasons to be Optimistic

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The impact of Brexit on commercial contracts

Despite the fact there are a number of different models and projections in relation to the UK’s position vis-a-vis the EU, there is no doubt that the next few years will be a period of legal uncertainty on interpretation of contracts.  To prepare for such uncertainty, businesses are well advised to begin analysing their key commercial …

The impact of Brexit on commercial contracts

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What’s new for UK Company Law?

With the new UK Company Law coming into effect from April here is an explanation of the effects of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) materially reforms UK company law which will impact on companies of all sizes. Broadly speaking, the changes are aimed …

What’s new for UK Company Law?

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