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    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.

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    Call our London office on 020 7822 4000 or our Brighton office on 01273 685 888. You can also contact us online.
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    Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance capabilities
    Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance experiences
    • Advising a successful UK Fin Tech peer to peer company that is expecting a market cap in excess of £50m with an IPO on AIM, with the objective in raising £20m
    • Advised the shareholders of Intralan Group, a UK-based IT and telecommunications network support specialist, on the sale of the entire issued share capital to a US private investment firm
    • Advising on the listing on Cyprus Stock Exchange of a €5m debt security
    • Advising the shareholders of a UK based publisher on an investment by a US publisher
    • Advising on a sale of a small UK brand management business in the region of £5m
    • Advising a UK healthcare business on the creation and issue of a private bond with the objective of raising £2m
    • Advising on the purchase and subsequent sale of off-shore property companies with a combined transaction value of circa £92m
    • Sale of financial services and wealth management specialist, Harvey Curtis Associates, for a value of circa. £2.6m to acquisitive UK financial services specialist, AFH Financial Group
    • Acting for a major UK developer in the drafting of a material construction arrangement
    • Acting for a property company on the $1bn real estate listing on the UK market
    • €200m listing of a MTN on the Irish Stock Exchange plc
    • Advising on the sale of $15bn South American exotic bonds for use in trading programmes
    • Advising a number of offshore entities on the purchase of a large German power project from Russian interests
    • Advising on the $1.5bn financing of Asian power station project through listed bond issue
    • Advising on the acquisition of Utilitywise’s EIC by Monarch Partnership
    Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance insights
    • Banks Have a Duty to Detect Crime for Commercial Clients

      28th February 2020

      Banks and other financial institutions owe legal duties to assist in the detection of money laundering and other crimes. That duty sometimes requires them to refuse instructions from their own clients. The extent of those obligations came under Supreme Court consideration in a guideline case. Continue reading »

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    Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance news
    • Covid 19 Guidance for Chinese Nationals in the UK

      Expiry of Visa Whilst Still in the UK

      The Home Office Covid 19 Guidance states that Chinese nationals in the UK, who have been compliant with the conditions of their visa/leave before the pandemic outbreak, but whose visas have expired between 24 January 2020 and 30 March 2020, will automatically have their visas extended until 31 March 2020. There is no need for a visa holder to do anything. Therefore, for example, if you are a Chinese student or visitor in the UK, you will be permitted to stay in the UK until 31 March 2020, according to this guidance. Continue reading »

    • Impact of Covid 19 On Visa and Leave to Remain

      25th March 2020

      The Home Office have today announced a further extension of visa expiry or leave to remain. If individuals are unable to return to their home country before their leave or visa expires because of Covid 19 travel restrictions then their leave to remain or visa is to be extended to 31 May 2020.

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