Healys Corporate team advises on the full spectrum of corporate governance matters and regulatory compliance.
We can assist financial institutions, institutional investors, private equity houses, companies (both listed and unlisted), boards of directors, company secretaries and committees.
Our specialist lawyers have a thorough understanding of the relevant regulatory codes, including the UK Corporate Governance Code, the QCA Guidelines and the Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies, and can assist clients in navigating this complex and ever-changing area of law.
With considerable expertise in risk and crisis management, accountability, sustainability and business integrity, we can advise you and your business on how to assume best practise and comply with the rapidly evolving regulatory landscape.
2nd June 2020
Deliberate infringement of others’ trade marks is a crime and perpetrators can expect severe punishment. In one case, a businessman who took advantage of a former trading partner’s goodwill was met severe consequences. Continue reading »
29th May 2020
Miscreant employees often form the first link in a chain which feeds the black market in personal data. However, as a ground-breaking High Court ruling showed, anyone who profits from the use of such illicitly leaked material risks being hit hard in the pocket. Continue reading »
28th May 2020
Commercial tenants whose rights are trampled upon by their landlords are far from powerless and should seek legal advice right away. A shopkeeper who did just that after his lease was unlawfully forfeited and his stock seized won the right to substantial damages in a guideline case. Continue reading »
27th May 2020
20th May 2020
Directors are obliged to put their own interests to one side in making decisions for the benefit of the companies they serve. The Court of Appeal emphasised that point in the case of a businessman who executed an unauthorised transfer of a company’s premises to himself. Continue reading »
10th July 2020
In a move designed to revitalise the property market, the government has introduced a temporary Stamp Duty “holiday”. Continue reading »
9th July 2020
For many parents, the objective of a will is to ensure even-handed treatment of loved ones, particularly children. However, as a High Court case strikingly showed, some may be in greater need than others and that too should be taken into account. Continue reading »
6th July 2020
Many employers are taking laudable steps to increase diversity in their workforces by recruiting more women. However, as a case involving an unsuccessful candidate for a BBC radio broadcasting position showed, such considerations do not detract from the overriding obligation to avoid gender discrimination. Continue reading »