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.
1st August 2019
When the sale of a company is taking place, it is usual for warranties to be given regarding how the company being sold has conducted its affairs prior to the sale. Making sure these are accurate is essential. Continue reading »
18th June 2019
Many successful businesses have experience of others seeking to ride on the coat-tails of their expensively established goodwill. However, as was shown by one High Court case, expert legal advice can help ensure that credit is only given where it is due. Continue reading »
7th June 2019
Commercial misjudgments are a fact of business life and directors who make them are not generally subjected to legal sanctions. However, as a case in which overseas property investors lost millions showed, judges take a tough approach if there is evidence of gross negligence or a lack of candour on the part of those in control of companies. Continue reading »
21st May 2019
If a company has two shareholders, a general meeting cannot normally be called by just one of them. However, as a High Court case showed, judges have the power to waive that rule if the alternative is corporate paralysis. Continue reading »
2nd May 2019
Healys advised Michild Limited on the acquisition of a Manchester based child day-care nursery Hazeledge Limited. Continue reading »