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Commonhold proposals in push to “create a system that actually works for consumers”

We are beginning to see substance put on the bones of what Sajid Javid meant in December 2017 when (as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government at the...

Written on: 28 Jun 2018


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Quoted Company Legal Update | June 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke’s quoted company legal and regulatory news update. We hope that you find it interesting. If you would like to discuss any of...

Written on: 28 Jun 2018


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Employee incentives | Ownership Dividend report published

The Ownership Effect Inquiry published the Ownership Dividend report on 27 June 2018, setting out the findings and recommendations following its year-long inquiry into the UK's employee ownership sector. The Inquiry, chaired...

Written on: 27 Jun 2018


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AIM companies and recent corporate governance developments – the direction of travel

Background: mandatory adoption of a recognised governance code and the wider corporate governance agenda From 28 September 2018 every AIM company will be required, as part of its Rule 26...

Written on: 27 Jun 2018


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New rules on the availability of information in the UK IPO process in force from 1 July 2018

The FCA's new rules on the availability of information during the UK IPO process come into force on 1 July 2018.  The changes take the form of amendments to the...

Written on: 26 Jun 2018


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Brexit immigration update

On 14 February 2018, the Home Affairs committee of MPs published a report which was critical of the Home Office's delivery of Brexit, to which government officially responded to on...

Written on: 25 Jun 2018


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Copyright Directive: EU parliamentary committee votes through controversial reform

On 20 June 2018, the EU Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) voted (by a tight margin) to adopt an amended version of the proposed EU Directive on Copyright in...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018


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PPF issues guidance on company voluntary arrangements

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published guidance on company voluntary arrangements (CVAs), setting out the issues that it expects to be considered and addressed.  The new guidance will be...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018


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Electric Vehicles and the Digital Revolution: an evolution of the legal landscape

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are widely considered to be key in the move to a smart, low carbon future. With increased consumer choice as vehicle manufacturers successively announce plans to expand...

Written on: 20 Jun 2018


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