Your search for

62 results were returned

  1. Legal news
    27 September 2018
    New premium listing category for Sovereign Controlled Companies
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/new-premium-listing-category-for-sovereign-controlled-companies

    On 8 June 2018, following a consultation process, the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") amended its 'Handbook' to create a new premium listing category for Sovereign Controlled Companies. The rationale for having a ...

  2. Legal news
    30 July 2020
    Bird & Bird backs growing green Corporate PPAs
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/bird-and-bird-backs-growing-green-corporate-ppas

    Our Energy team collaborates with Clean Energy Pipeline to produce a feature on the growing prevalence of green corporate PPAs in the market.

  3. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Director's duties and COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/directors-duties-and-covid19

    Directors have a duty to act in the best interests of the company. A director has the following general duties under the Companies Act 2006:

  4. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    European industrial policy vs. European competition law: state of play 18 months after the Siemens-Alstom decision
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/european-industrial-policy-vs-european-competition-law-state

    The European Commission's decision to block the Siemens-Alstom mega-merger in February 2019 provoked the anger of the French and German governments that had backed the deal. Eighteen months after this decision and an ...

  5. Legal news
    17 March 2020
    Using electronic signatures to avoid meetings and in-person signings
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/using-electronic-signatures-to-avoid-meetings-and-inperson-signings

    This article briefly considers how electronic signatures may be used for contracts governed by English law, at a time when signatories may be forced to sign documents remotely.

  6. Legal news
    11 March 2020
    COVID-19 and Public Offerings
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-public-offerings

    The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus has led to significant recent falls in share prices on international stock exchanges. The continued spread of the virus has the potential to cause significant disruption to ...

  7. Legal news
    26 September 2018
    Capital Markets Group - PLC Update
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/capital-markets-group-plc-update

    Corporate governance seems to have been the main theme over the summer, with the publication of the new UK Corporate Governance Code and changes to the AIM Rules which will shortly require AIM companies to comply or ...

  8. Legal news
    21 April 2020
    COVID-19 - Management without Supervision?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19--management-ohne-aufsicht

    Supervisory boards as well as the management boards of stock corporations and managing directors of limited liability companies - can presence meetings be replaced by video conferences and how?

  9. Legal news
    30 March 2020
    COVID-19 Update Germany: Law to amend the current laws on stock corporations, limited liability companies and transformations to protect companies from the effects of the current corona crisis has come into force
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-update-germany-german-bundestag-passes-law-to-amend-the-current-laws-on-stock-corporations

    To mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the German Bundestag passed a comprehensive package of legislative measures titled "Law to Mitigate the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Civil, Insolvency ...

  10. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    COVID-19 in Germany: Legal obligations of managing directors in the corona crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-rechtliche-pflichten-von-geschaeftsfuehrern

    The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly having a significant impact on the economy and companies. In connec-tion with the crisis, managing directors of limited liability companies (GmbH) are confronted with a wide range ...