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Housebuilder Tip of the Month: Third party consents for property transactions

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: Third party consents for property transactions

The following is a non-exhaustive list of examples where the existence of third parties in a property transaction should be considered.  Early engagem ...

Brownlie – the saga, finally, concludes.

Brownlie – the saga, finally, concludes.

Many, if not all, of those reading this article will be only too familiar with the background circumstances of what will no doubt become the seminal c ...

M&A: Healthcare transformation drives dealmaking resurgence

M&A: Healthcare transformation drives dealmaking resurgence

After a pandemic-induced pause, strong investment appetite once again abounds in the healthcare sector. As the transformation of healthcare continues, ...

FCA sets out expectations for hybrid working

FCA sets out expectations for hybrid working

Many firms that have been operating remotely during the pandemic are putting hybrid working arrangements in place.  

Transition from CCGs to ICBs - due diligence checklist

Transition from CCGs to ICBs - due diligence checklist

Once the Health and Care Bill 2021 receives royal assent, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will be abolished and all statutory functions, along wi ...

Blackrock to expand voting options for US and UK institutional clients: analysis

Blackrock to expand voting options for US and UK institutional clients: analysis

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has announced plans to expand the voting options for US and UK institutional clients and pooled pension ...

D&O and FI Newsletter  - Autumn 2021

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2021

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts Informed Insurance delivers fresh think ...

Climate change – turning up the heat on company directors

Climate change – turning up the heat on company directors

Governments, regulators and investors are increasingly aware of the enormity of the climate crisis.  The summer of 2021 alone has seen unprecedented e ...

Petrofac pleads guilty to ‘failure to prevent bribery’, ordered to pay £77 million

Petrofac pleads guilty to ‘failure to prevent bribery’, ordered to pay £77 million

On 1 October 2021, Petrofac, the London based energy company, pleaded guilty to ‘failing to prevent bribery’, the corporate criminal offence created b ...

Corporate Criminal Liability – What potential law reforms could mean for D&O Insurers

Corporate Criminal Liability – What potential law reforms could mean for D&O Insurers

Later this year, the Law Commission (”LC”) is expected to publish an assessment of the options to reform the law on Corporate Criminal Liability (“CCL ...