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18 12, 2018

Teacher Stern advises shareholders of Blue Latitude Health on a sale

By | December 18th, 2018|Corporate, Employment|

Teacher Stern LLP has advised on the sale of the entire share capital of Blue Latitude Network Limited (trading as Blue Latitude Health), a healthcare marketing consultancy communications company, to Fishawack Creative Limited, a global medical communications and medical marketing organisation. The transaction included the sale of the US subsidiary, Blue Latitude Inc. to Fishawack Midco US Holdings LLC, complex [...]

11 12, 2018

Teacher Stern advises founders of Manifesto Digital Limited on sale and AIM IPO

By | December 11th, 2018|Commercial, Corporate, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

Jon Poole and team acted for the founders of the digital experience agency Manifesto Digital on the sale of Manifesto Digital to Panoply Holdings and their subsequent involvement in the AIM IPO of Panoply Holdings – following an over-subscription, with a market capitalisation at admission of approximately £30 million and having raised gross proceeds of £5 million. Manifesto joins the [...]

6 11, 2018

GDPR – where are we now (5 months on)?

By | November 6th, 2018|Services|

1.  Minor breach reporting 5 months on and self-reported data breaches are already over 30% more (for the first half of 2018) than the whole of 2017. The ICO’s latest annual report (available here) revealed that in June, the ICO received over 3 times as many notifications as it normally receives. As such, the ICO have issued an update to [...]

5 11, 2018

Private Polling Data and Market Abuse

By | November 5th, 2018|Dispute Resolution|

The Treasury Committee has written to the FCA on 27 September 2018 concerning the alleged profits made by some Hedge Funds that sold sterling short before the outcome of the Brexit vote was declared. We all will recall the immediate publicly available information at the time was that ‘Remain’ would win with the pound rising above $1.50 in response within [...]

30 10, 2018

Patisserie Valerie could face investor action over £40m black hole in accounts

By | October 30th, 2018|About Us, Dispute Resolution, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Restaurants & Cafes|

Lawyer Philip Rubens, from the firm Teacher Stern, is canvassing institutional shareholders and claims to be on the verge of securing third-party funding. He is aiming to make a claim against the AIM-listed firm for losses endured by shareholders after it announced the discovery of “significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities” earlier this month. Rubens, head of financial services litigation [...]

30 10, 2018

Budget 2018: Key points

By | October 30th, 2018|Corporate, Employment, Real Estate, Services, Tax|

There was more content to the Chancellor’s Budget than was expected.  Here are some of the most note-worthy announcements. Property As previously announced, with effect from April 2019, all non-residents who realise a gain on the sale of UK land, whether commercial or residential, will be subject to tax in the UK.  They will also be subject to tax on [...]

26 09, 2018

New Data Protection Laws – The Common Misconceptions

By | September 26th, 2018|Commercial, Corporate, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Human Resources & Recruitment|

It has been nearly 3 months since Europe entered a new age of data protection. Change, on a scale as comprehensive as this, has created a lot of confusion. The old regime (dating back to 1998 in the UK, before Facebook was even invented) was long outdated and no longer fit for purpose; now replaced by much stricter rules with [...]

17 09, 2018

Energy Act 2011: Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Regulations 2015 (MEES) and the Impact on Landlords

By | September 17th, 2018|Real Estate, Real Estate|

New energy efficiency regulations are in place that may prevent a landlord renting out a building with an energy efficiency rating of F or G. Introduction From 1 April 2018, both residential and commercial landlords have had to ensure that their properties meet the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Regulations 2015 (MEES). If a landlord holds an EPC showing an energy [...]

13 09, 2018

Claims Against SIPP Providers

By | September 13th, 2018|Dispute Resolution, Finance, Private Client|

Over 1 million investors have chosen to invest their pensions via a SIPP and the sums currently held in SIPPS runs into billions of pounds. Inevitably, with such enormous sums involved, the advice on investing in SIPPs and the performance of the SIPP providers themselves has become an increasingly important area which is being scrutinised by disgruntled investors. If a [...]

7 09, 2018

Can A Company In Liquidation Commence Adjudication Proceedings In Respect Of Sums Due Under A Construction Contract?

By | September 7th, 2018|Construction, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate|

The liquidation of developers, contractors and sub-contractors are a regular occurrence in both large and small scale construction projects, with the insolvent company often left with claims against other firms involved in the development.  The right to adjudicate and then make use of the summary judgment route to enforce the adjudicator’s decision has long been the most powerful tool at [...]

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