PORTSMOUTH, U.K., August 3rd, 2017 -- The purchase of Portsmouth Football Club (PFC) has been completed by The Tornante Company, it was today announced by Michael D. Eisner.
Verisona was very pleased to co-sponsor, with McAfee, the National 18 Class Championships which were held at Hayling Island Sailing Club over the week from the 24th to the 28th July. A total of 22 National 18 boats took part, the number of entries coming from the long established fleets in Cork in Ireland, Findhorn in Scotland and Tamesis and Bosham Sailing Clubs in England. 14 of the new Morrison designed Ultra 18s attended, representing a remarkable turnout for this latest version of the National 18 design which has only been in production for some two years.
The Government has suffered an embarrassing blow after the announcement that fees for bringing cases to an Employment Tribunal have been ruled as ‘unlawful’ by the Supreme Court.
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.
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.