Employee Share Plan Annual Reporting

All UK businesses operating employee share plans or equity-based incentives arrangement to employees need to submit an annual return. This includes tax-advantaged share plans such as EMI, CSOP, SAYE…

Why you should have a Shareholders’ Agreement

A properly drafted Shareholders' Agreement should ensure that all shareholders are treated fairly and that their rights are protected.

Terms and Conditions of Service

If you are offering services, you need to ensure that your terms and conditions of service have been comprehensively drafted and have been accepted by your clients before your services are offered.

A Litigator’s Guide to … Alternative Dispute Resolution Clauses

In this guide, we take a look at some common binding and non-binding ADR provisions and share our thoughts on when they are best utilised (and avoided) and give some overarching views on ADR…

Spotlight On The Proposed UK Cyber Governance Code of Practice

The Cyber Governance Code of Practice is part of the UK government’s £2.6 billion National Cyber Strategy aimed at protecting and promoting the UK online.

A Litigator’s Guide to … Commercial Settlement Agreements

While some commercial settlements are quite straightforward, involving a payment of money to resolve a dispute, very often important ancillary issues need to be addressed to avoid unexpected…

Managing The Risks Around NDAs

Although it is seven years since Harvey Weinstein was exposed, the wide-reaching ramifications of the scandal continue, especially regarding Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs).

Understanding Pre-Emption and Priority Rights in the UK: A Guide for Companies

When UK companies issue new shares or transfer existing ones, pre-emption rights come into play to protect existing shareholders. These rights ensure that current shareholders have the first…

A Step By Step Guide To Recovering A Disputed Business Debt

Recovery of a disputed business debt is not a task most business owners relish because precious time and energy must be employed to justify all or part of the money owed.