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  April 5, 2019
When preparing for the sale of your business or acquiring a new business, one of the earliest points to consider after agreeing the price is how the transaction will be structured.
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  March 4, 2019
If you are a company director, it is important for you to be aware of the duties you owe to the company of which you are a director, and the potential consequences of breaching those duties.
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  January 30, 2019
​Before selling a business, it is important to consider a number of factors to ensure that the process takes place in an orderly and efficient manner, whilst minimising any potential future risks on the part of the sellers.
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  July 6, 2018
The recent case of Toone v Robbins 2018 provides a useful reminder to Directors and Shareholders of the potential consequences of taking cash out of a company. Although dividends are a seen to be an attractive tax efficient way to take cash out of a company, such payments are only lawful if there are sufficient distributable reserves in the company.
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  June 29, 2018
The government has issued a response to its proposals to introduce a register of beneficial owners of overseas companies that own property in the UK in an attempt to tackle corruption. The government is proposing that all legal entities that hold property or wish to acquire property in the UK in the future will have to provide details of beneficial ownership to Companies House.
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  June 20, 2018
New regulations set to come into force in summer 2018 will allow company Directors and individuals to remove details of their residential address filed on the public register at Companies House. Currently under the Companies Act 2006, company Directors and Secretaries are able to provide a service address for correspondence to ensure that their residential address is not shown on the public register. Whilst the 2006 Act allowed a service address to be provided it did not provide for the removal of any existing residential addresses that had previously been filed at Companies House.
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  June 19, 2018
Ramsdens Solicitors announced three new Partners in its latest annual promotions round. They also promoted nine staff to associate and senior associate roles. These promotions will significantly bolster the firm's Family, Private Client, Corporate and Commercial and Commercial Property teams.
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  April 27, 2018
On Thursday 26th April our Corporate team hosted their second GDPR seminar alongside Fusion IT Management and Viden Consulting. The trio presented to a full house, with over 70 business professionals in attendance. Stephen Newman, Head of Corporate, discussed the significant legal changes proposed by the ICO and what businesses need to do to make sure they conform before GDPR comes into place on the 25th May. The session was engaging and informative, with many of the attendees participating in the discussion throughout the presentation. Jamie Watson, Managing Director at Fusion IT and Nathan Bown, Director at Viden Consulting then lead the discussion on technology and data protection, informing the sell-out room on the application of these changes and how to ensure that they are compliant with the forth coming regulations. This was followed by a really interactive Q&A session at the end, which many chose to stay over the set time to participate in.
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