24 06, 2020

Extended deadline to notify VAT option to tax

By |2020-06-24T12:35:34+01:00June 24th, 2020|Commercial, Corporate, Finance, Tax|

Extended deadline to notify VAT option to tax As part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, HMRC extended from the usual 30 days to 90 days the period in which a taxpayer is required to notify an option to tax over property to be made. Initially this extension only applied to options made between 15 February 2020 and 31 [...]

15 06, 2020

From Sports Betting to the Stock Market… what’s the difference?

By |2020-06-15T14:54:42+01:00June 15th, 2020|Dispute Resolution, Services, Sport, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

From Sports Betting to the Stock Market... what’s the difference? Since the Coronavirus outbreak there has been virtually no sports betting due to nearly all sports events around the world being cancelled. What we have seen is the rise of an army of day traders who had previously been avid betters on a host of sporting events who have now [...]

18 05, 2020

COVID-19 Secure Guidance: Keeping workplaces safe

By |2020-06-25T15:11:00+01:00May 18th, 2020|Employment, Sectors|

COVID-19 Secure Guidance: Keeping workplaces safe Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on 10 May 2020 modifying certain lockdown restrictions, the Government has now published new guidance on how employers can ensure that their workplaces are as safe as possible. This Q&A will provide a brief summary of the new ‘COVID-19 Secure’ guidance and take a look at the [...]

25 03, 2020

Update on COVID-19’s impact on the court system in England and Wales

By |2020-03-25T16:25:04+00:00March 25th, 2020|Sectors, Services|

Update on COVID-19’s impact on the court system in England and Wales Teacher Stern are continuing to provide litigation support throughout this difficult time. However, the courts inevitably are restricted both in terms of holding hearings and dealing with other orders of business. To assist you we have prepared a note on the current position. On 19 March 2020 HM [...]

23 03, 2020

Trainee recruitment on hold

By |2020-04-03T12:54:43+01:00March 23rd, 2020|Our People, Sectors|

Trainee recruitment for 2020 is now on hold Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to put on hold recruitment for this year’s vacation scheme. We would like to thank those who have invested their time and effort in their applications to date and apologise for the inconvenience. We will provide further information regarding our [...]

9 12, 2019

UKJT Issues Legal Statement on Cryptoassets & Smart Contracts in England & Wales

By |2019-12-09T16:23:03+00:00December 9th, 2019|Commercial, Services, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (“UKJT”) is one of six taskforces that make up the LawTech Delivery Panel established by the UK government, the judiciary and the Law Society of England and Wales as a collaborative discussion forum to promote the use of technology in the UK’s legal sector. In May 2019 the UKJT issued a public consultation seeking to identify [...]

11 12, 2018

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

By |2018-12-11T13:04:54+00:00December 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 [...]

30 10, 2018

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

By |2018-10-30T17:05:26+00:00October 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 [...]

12 10, 2018

Teacher Stern advises AM Coffee Holdings Limited on its purchase of 14 Costa Coffee Franchises

By |2019-09-23T11:33:29+01:00October 12th, 2018|About Us, Commercial, Corporate, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Recent Transactions|

Teacher Stern acted for AM Coffee Holdings Limited on its purchase of Goldex Investments (Surrey) Limited, the holder of 14 Costa Coffee franchises. The team was led by Claire Rollo and assisted by Kasam Kiani, Alex Osborne, Lorna Clarke, Sophia Christodoulou, Sarah Glockler and Arta Obertinca. Other advisors involved in the transaction were Thomson Snell & Passmore (for the seller), [...]

4 10, 2018

Teacher Stern advises tvONE on its acquisition of Green Hippo

By |2018-10-08T10:47:58+01:00October 4th, 2018|About Us, Commercial, Corporate, Recent Transactions, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

We are delighted to have acted for tvONE on its acquisition of Green Hippo, a developer and manufacturer of award-winning media servers and digital display products with offices in the UK and the US. This acquisition further extends their reach across commercial integration, live events and creative video technology. The transaction was led by Corporate partner, Kelly Whitfield, and assisted [...]

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