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  1. 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:

  2. Legal news
    13 June 2019
    New Prospectus Regulation – Final Implementation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/new-prospectus-regulation-final-implementation

    As reported previously, the new Prospectus Regulation (EU Regulation 2017/1129) ("Prospectus Regulation") will replace the existing Prospectus Directive and be directly effective across all EU member states, without any ...

  3. Legal news
    28 May 2021
    Bird & Bird contributes to LexisNexis Market Tracker: Trends in UK Equity Capital Markets 2020/21
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/bird-and-bird-contributes-to-lexisnexis-market-tracker-trends-in-uk-equity-capital-markets-2020-21

    Discover all the latest Equity Capital Markets (ECM) trends and what we expect to see in 2021 and beyond in the LexisNexis Market Tracker Report. Including a download on SPACs and commentary from our Corporate Partners ...

  4. Legal news
    25 March 2020
    COVID-19: AGMs 2020 in Finland
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/finland/covid-19-agms-2020-in-finland

    In this article we have outlined some key considerations in respect of the coronavirus epidemic's impact both on the ongoing AGM season and the disclosure of inside information and financial reporting by public listed ...

  5. Legal news
    02 August 2021
    Foreign direct investment in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/foreign-direct-investment-in-times-of-the-covid-19-pandemic

    Do you need a quick overview of current screening and control rules for foreign direct investments (FDI) in one of the following countries in times of the COVID-19 pandemic?

  6. Legal news
    15 November 2019
    Sustainability – base level for financial products, not a bonus. Market adapting to increased investor demand and recent regulatory changes
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/sustainability-base-level-for-financial-products-not-a-bonus

    Investors, business partners and employees are pushing issuers to facilitate the brown-to-green transition. At the same time, banks are facing increasing pressure to finance this transition. The future will tell how the ...

  7. Legal news
    01 April 2020
    FIRB update: Reducing the monetary thresholds and extending the review period
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/firb-update-reducing-the-monetary-thresholds-and-extending-the-review-period

    On 29 March 2020 the Treasurer announced two significant changes to Australia's foreign investment rules. The changes are effectively immediately (but will not apply to transactions entered into before 10.30pm on 29 ...

  8. Legal news
    10 March 2021
    Global M&A Trends, Ciesco & Bird & Bird’s 2020 Global M&A Review and 2021 Outlook
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/global-m-and-a-trends-ciesco-and-bird-and-birds-2020-global-m-and-a-review-and-2021-outlook

    Despite the year behind us, the expected effects of COVID-19 did not entirely stifle the movement in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) sphere, with private equity firms still paving the way and making up 37% of all ...

  9. Legal news
    12 April 2021
    Bird & Bird's Spring PLC Update
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/bird-and-birds-spring-plc-update

    We are pleased to issue the latest edition of Bird & Bird's PLC Update, a periodical publication containing recent developments in the Equity Capital Markets arena. We hope that you enjoy reading our PLC Update. Please ...