Verisona Law is delighted to be welcoming Associate Solicitor, Grant Usher, to its Corporate & Commercial team in order to meet the demand of the firm’s growing corporate client base.
The PSC (‘Persons of Significant Control’) regime was introduced in April 2016 to increase transparency as to who had control of companies registered in England and Wales.
Most UK companies and LLPs now have to maintain a register of those individuals who have ‘significant control’ over them and provide this information to Companies House on an annual basis.
Portsmouth Community Football Club has today released a statement confirming overwhelming support from its stakeholders and fans for a proposed sale of the Club to the Tornante Group LLC. Tornante are based in Los Angeles and are wholly owned by the Eisner family. Michael Eisner was the CEO and Chairman of the Walt Disney Company for 21 years. He recently presented his vision for the club to an audience of Pompey Supporters Trust at the Portsmouth Guildhall.
Mike Dyer, Chairman of Verisona and a director of the Club and advising on the proposed transaction, confirmed that the Club would now be discussing the next steps with Tornante’s lawyers with a view to progressing the transaction and commented that “there is still a great deal of work to be done over the coming weeks.”
There is good news this morning, as we learn that the controversial plans to increase probate fees in May have (for now) been scrapped.
TV auctioneer and antique valuer, John Cameron, took time out of his busy schedule to talk about his inspirational career at the bi-monthly breakfast meeting of Verisona Law’s ‘Portsmouth Young Professionals’.
SFE Versiona Law, Member of Solicitors for the Elderly
On 15th March 2017 the Supreme Court reached a final decision in the above case. This is a landmark case, as it is the first case of it’s kind (concerning the Inheritance (Provision for Family Dependants) Act 1975) to reach the Supreme Court, being the highest court in the land.
The annual celebration of Portsmouth’s community of property professionals which took place at The Royal Maritime Club at the end of last month has been heralded a great success by organisers, guests and sponsor Verisona Law.
On Friday 24th February, over 200 people representing surveyors, estate agents, professional services and property developers gathered in the Trafalgar Ballroom of The Royal Maritime Club for the Portsmouth Property Association’s Annual Charity Dinner.
Dressed in black tie and evening dress, assembled guests including the Lord Mayor Councillor David Fuller, enjoyed a three course meal and a variety of speeches, including a highly entertaining address from Guest Speaker, The Right Honourable Michael Portillo.
The evening also raised over £4,600 for twelve local charities including the Portsmouth Autism Support Network, Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth Neonatal Unit and the Portsmouth Family Welfare Association.
‘The PPA Charity Dinner is always a great opportunity for members of the local property industry to get together before the year starts to get busy,’ says Michael Dyer, Chairman and Head of Corporate & Commercial at Verisona Law.
‘2017 is going to be an interesting year as the process of Brexit begins, so never has there been a more important time for associations such as the PPA to come together and share thoughts, experience and advice.’