Client publications and articles
This client briefing provides updates for employer and trustee pension clients on recent announcements on COVID-19.
This note gives supplemental guidance on ways for companies to prepare for their 2020 AGMs as the spread of the Covid-19 virus is raising a number of issues to consider.
This Client Briefing discusses a range of issues which arise for AGMs in light of COVID-19 and gives guidance on how Hong Kong listed companies will need to plan their 2020 AGMs especially carefully. It reflects Hong Kong company law and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Rules and guidance. Companies will also need to consider their own particular circumstances, including their articles of association and any other matters relevant to them.
Mike Lane and Zoe Andrews look at Budget 2020; the review of the taxation of UK investment funds; and the decision of the CA in Smith & Nephew.
Richard Jeens and Tom Windsor look at the recent decision in Credit Suisse Securities and the guidance it provides on when notice of enquiry is and is not given by HMRC.
As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, a number of companies are considering their legal options, and we are advising on an increasing number of asserted force majeure claims.