Significant changes to filing requirements for companies from 26 June 2017

Significant changes to filing requirements for companies from 26 June 2017

Published: 13 June 2017

Further changes have been announced to UK Anti-Money Laundering and the PSC (People of Significant Control) Regime which will impact company filing requirements. 

Fletcher Day Growth Continues With Corporate Partner Appointment

Fletcher Day Growth Continues With Corporate Partner Appointment

Published: 25 May 2017

Fletcher Day is very excited to welcome Kyri Papantoniou as Partner to the Corporate team.

Protecting Confidential Information

Protecting Confidential Information

Published: 19 May 2017

You may have a valuable brand or your business may depend upon a particular product or process.  You may have already taken steps to protect these products but have you also considered your confidential information?

Fletcher Day growth continues with key Corporate Partner appointment

Published: 25 April 2017

Andy Herricks is a Corporate Partner based in Fletcher Day’s Manchester office.

He is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with almost 20 years’ experience advising clients across the North West.

He acts mainly for entrepreneurs and owner-managers and speaks to decision-makers on a daily basis.

Why you should have a Shareholders' Agreement

Why you should have a Shareholders' Agreement

Published: 30 September 2016

When incorporating a new company, or investing in an existing one, it is important to make sure that the relationship amongst all the shareholders is clear and well-regulated.  This helps to avoid any issues arising further down the line, which may lead to internal conflicts, problems running the business and, in the worst case scenario, litigation amongst shareholders and the possible winding-up of the company.

More Red Tape for Companies

More Red Tape for Companies

Published: 27 February 2016

From 6 April 2016, UK companies, limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and Societates Europaeae (with some exceptions for listed or traded entities, etc) will be required to identify and record the people who own or control them (PSCs). In this note, we refer to companies, but the rules for LLPs are similar. 

Data Protection gets Interesting

Data Protection gets Interesting

Published: 27 February 2016

The draft General Data Protection Regulation (often referred to as GDPR) should be formally adopted in the coming months, and come into force in two years’ time. It will extend the scope of the EU data protection law to foreign companies processing data of EU residents, and provide for a harmonisation of the data protection regulations throughout the EU. The measure has been described as ‘the most comprehensive reform of data protection law ever in the EU’s history’. 

The Odour (ODR) of Online Sales

The Odour (ODR) of Online Sales

Published: 27 February 2016

The European Commission has established an online dispute resolution platform (ODR) to enable a consumer of goods or services bought online in the EU, to submit a complaint form online, to a business based anywhere in the EU. The complaint can then be dealt with by alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  It is a new requirement for traders of online sales or service contract in all sectors to participate with ODR, with a few exceptions.  The advantage of this is that ADR is intended to be cheaper and quicker than court action.

Employment Act 2015 Update

Employment Act 2015 Update

Published: 26 October 2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 is currently being implemented in a staged fashion throughout 2015 and 2026. During this transitional period it is important to be aware of the new measures coming into force so that you don’t get caught out.

Fletcher Day Welcomes new Partner and Head of Corporate

Fletcher Day Welcomes new Partner and Head of Corporate

Published: 14 September 2015

Piers Larbey (whose clients include SMEs, large multi-nationals and start-ups as well as high-net worth individuals and entrepreneurs) joins us from London law firm Fisher Meredith LLP

Dear Liquidator

Dear Liquidator

Published: 29 May 2015

One of the most memorable features of this election campaign was David Cameron waving around the notorious Treasury letter left by Labour's Liam Byrne...

7AM Networking Group - Mayfair

7AM Networking Group - Mayfair

Published: 27 April 2015

The Mayfair branch of 7AM was launched from our office last month. 7AM is a new type of networking group launched by partner George Cselko. The cost is  currently £15 to attend as a guest, or £50 quarterly membership to cover breakfasts and contribution to website costs and socials. The boardroom at out offices in the heart of Mayfair provides an intimate venue where everyone can be easily heard when giving their presentations.

Budget Summary

Budget Summary

Published: 16 March 2015

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his final coalition Budget on 18 March 2015 ahead of the General Election.

Employing Migrant Workers is too Difficult?

Employing Migrant Workers is too Difficult?

Published: 28 February 2015

It is a common belief that hiring migrant workers is an administrative nightmare and all round headache. Many employers share common concerns about taking on migrant workers.

CRAR: Distressing Times for Landlords

Published: 29 January 2015

2014 was a year which saw significant change for landlords faced with insolvent commercial tenants.

Peeking Beneath the Corporate Veil

Peeking Beneath the Corporate Veil

Published: 29 January 2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is now being considered the House of Lords. It will affect corporations and contains the  measures which will be of great interest to all of our coporate clients:

All that Glitters

All that Glitters

Published: 12 December 2014

Christmas can be a bumper time for business but get your consumer contracts wrong and you could pay the price.

Has Property Lost its Christmas Cheer?

Has Property Lost its Christmas Cheer?

Published: 12 December 2014

At Christmas, Capital Gains Tax might be the last thing on your mind, but if you are non resident and own property in the UK, you might want to think again.

Fletcher Day Welcomes Tudor Alexander

Published: 3 December 2014

Tudor Alexander has joined Fletcher Day

Copy that! New Copyright Laws Affect Music Downloads

Copy that! New Copyright Laws Affect Music Downloads

Published: 10 May 2014

The UK government has issued final legislation covering changes to copyright law, in particular updating the exceptions to copyright infringement.

Business Success in Brazil

Published: 20 February 2014

The eyes of the world are on Brazil right now. With the forthcoming 2014 World Cup and the Olympics in Rio in 2016, many businesses are evaluating the country as a potential export market, investment destination or collaboration partner.