The Business Show 2016

As part of their drive to develop and build on its growing Business Services Department, Gregory Abrams Davidson LLP took a stand at The Business Show 2016 on 11th and 12th May at the Excel Arena in London. The firm was represented on both days by Jonathan Abrams, Partner and Head of Corporate Law Services, Read More …

Ban on Corporate Directors

At present, UK companies are permitted to have corporate directors – that is, one or more legal persons (such as a company or limited liability partnership) who are directors – so long as one director is a natural person (i.e. an individual). This is to change later this year, as part of the Government’s drive Read More …

People With Significant Control

Company changes in force 6 April 2016 From 6 April 2016, companies will have to maintain a register of ‘People with Significant Control’ (PSC). The press release from the Department of Business and Skills states: ‘The PSC register will include information about the individuals who own or control companies including their name, month and year Read More …

Company Law Advice – Director Conflicts of Interest

The UK Companies Act 2006 (section 175), imposes on directors a duty to promote the success of the company, which encompasses the duty to act in good faith and in the best interests of the company. In particular, directors are under a statutory obligation to foster the company’s business relationships with suppliers, customers and others; Read More …

BE PREPARED! DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS EXTENDED TO PEOPLE WITH SIGNIFICANT CONTROL

Be warned – UK and EU Company Disclosure Requirements Are Changing! PSC Register – People With Significant Control From 6 April 2016, the majority of UK companies and LLPs will be required to maintain a register of “people with significant control”. Who is a person with significant control (PSC)? A PSC is an individual (or Read More …

Company Loans, Debenture, Fixed and Floating Charges Explained

Gregory Abrams Davidson Solicitors’ basic overview of Company Loans, Debentures, Fixed and Floating Charges. Should you have any questions about either debentures, fixed charges, floating charges, or other aspects of company finance please contact Jonathan Abrams on 020 8209 0166 or email jabrams@gadllp.co.uk. Read More …

Contractual “Black Holes”

Court of Appeal holds that phrase “a formal contract will follow” did not make an agreement subject to contract Read More …