Meet the Co-chairs - TIAG
Burgis & Bullock
Meet the Co-chairs - TAGLAW
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
Meet the Co-chairs - TAG-SP
By: David Kay; Lerch, Early & Brewer (Maryland, USA - TAGLaw)
What can you as a business owner do to protect your business or maximize its value if you lack the voting power to control the business? Entrepreneurs enter into 50/50 ownership situations, or worse, for a variety of reasons and with the best of intentions. Over time, one owner may prove to be more energetic, visionary, and successful, but may lack decision-making power on issues like fair pay or taking risks to grow the business. Disagreements on these and other fundamental issues can put in danger the very existence of a now successful business.
By: Att. Ecem Cetinyilmaz; Erdem & Erdem (Turkey - TAGLaw)
Contact: Phillipa Hobbins; Clarkslegal LLP (Reading, England - TAGLaw)
The Companies Act 2006 (â€œthe 2006 Actâ€) codified the existing â€˜common lawâ€™ rules and equitable principles relating to the responsibilities a company director has to the company and shareholders. These duties apply to executive, non-executive and shadow directors.
Whether there is a need to restructure a business, to protect assets or simply develop an international presence for a business, one of the ways of doing so, is by opening an Offshore company.
The European Court of Justice has recently made a decision that has clarified certain provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Directive (invoked via the Unfair Contract Terms Act), which applies to consumer contracts, with a review of supplier controlled price variation clauses.
Legislation prohibits the use of unfair terms in consumer contracts including the "grey listâ€ in UCTA. This prevents the use of certain contractual terms that have the object of, or have the effect of: