Category: Corporate & Commercial

 

Changes to Companies House strike off policy and late filing penalties (Covid-19)

On 16th April 2020, further alterations were made by Companies House in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Commercial Contracts and COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses

Whilst just a few months ago a global pandemic seemed totally implausible, we have seen the devastating impact the COVID-19 virus has had to all aspects of our lives.

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Verisona Law advises on sale of Manor Renewable Energy Limited to Castle Mill Equity Partners

The Corporate Team at Verisona Law are proud to have completed the sale of Manor Renewable Energy Limited. Manor Renewable Energy specialises in temporary engineering solutions for the offshore industry.

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Managing a Data Breach

The recent personal data breach in the cabinet office highlights the importance of managing and processing personal data.

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Corporate transparency and register reform coming soon

In May 2019, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy announced it would be consulting on its intention to reform and enhance the role of Companies House, a move which aims to increase the transparency of UK corporate entities and help to combat economic crime.

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Should I make a Business Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?

What is an LPA?

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is the legal document which enables you to nominate one or more trusted people (attorney/s) to make important decisions on your behalf should you become mentally or physically incapable of doing so. There are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney, one for Property and Financial Affairs, and one for Health and Welfare. For more information on Lasting Powers of Attorney generally, please click here.

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New trade mark rules simplify counterfeit challenges

A branding challenge toppled the golden arches when a small Irish fast food company managed to block the international McDonald's food chain from trademarking the terms Big Mac and Mc throughout Europe.

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Companies House clampdown on incorrect filings

Earlier this year, Companies House brought its first conviction against an individual for making false filings on the public register.

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How are businesses coping with GDPR?

Now that GDPR has been in force for a number of months, we thought it was time to take a look at how it’s affecting businesses. Are companies struggling to keep up? What impact have the regulations had on digital services? Are we likely to see organisations punished with large fines in the future? Here, we take a look at how businesses are coping with GDPR and what challenges they face.

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Can I use images online without permission

If Facebook and other social media platforms appear to have a cart-blanche ‘we can use your images’ policy then why can’t you do the same and use other people’s images without asking for permission first? After all, it’s better to apologise later than ask first, right?

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