Insights & News
Search for Insights & News
06 December 2018
Lewis Silkin is delighted to announce its appointment to the Government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Wider Public Sector Legal Services agreement (RM3788) to provide a full range of legal services to public bodies in the UK.
Deal04 December 2018
Lewis Silkin has acted for Stifel, the NYSE listed investment banking firm, in its roles as nominated adviser and sole broker to The Panoply Holdings PLC. The Panoply is a digitally-native technology services company, providing digital transformation services.
Lewis Silkin advises global communications agency Way To Blue, on its acquisition by The Miroma Group
Deal29 November 2018
The Lewis Silkin Corporate team has advised its client, Way To Blue, on its acquisition by The Miroma Group.
Inbrief26 November 2018
If you are a non-UK corporate body and you wish to establish a business presence in the UK, this brief guide covers the main issues you need to consider. Establishing an operating subsidiary, branch or other business presence in the UK is a straightforward process, and can be achieved very quickly and at minimal cost.
30 October 2018
It was my birthday recently, so I was delighted when the Chancellor told me he had got me a present. A Budget! It was a little late, distinctly homemade, and wrapped in a spreadsheet (natch) - but I was fascinated to find out what was inside. In other words, here is a selection of key tax changes for business that were announced in the Budget.
25 October 2018
The UK Government is implementing measures to strengthen corporate governance and insolvency laws. The aim is to increase accountability, improve creditor protection and promote company rescue. This note comments on a selection of the proposals which were published at the end of the summer.
Lewis Silkin French Desk advises long term client Sopra Steria (Euronext Paris) on the acquisition of lending solutions provider Sword Apak
Deal25 October 2018
The Lewis Silkin French Desk has advised its long term client Sopra Steria on its acquisition, through its subsidiary Sopra Banking Software, of lending solutions software provider Sword Apak, a subsidiary of Sword Group.
Press24 October 2018
In an article for Essential Retail, Matthew Rowbotham comments on the Chancellor of the Exchequer suggestion of bringing in a special tax on online businesses coined the "Amazon Tax" in an attempt to rescue brick and mortar retailers in the UK.
Sam Pennington featured in The Times - Raconteur report: Mergers, Acquisitions & Exit Strategies - Cover your bucks when dealmaking
Press27 September 2018
Corporate partner Sam Pennington featured in The Times - Raconteur report - M&A and Exit Strategies today, quoted in relation to the growing use of insurance in Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.
Karish Andrews comments for Sportcal: Clubs reject CVC's £275m Premiership bid but would sell minority
Press13 September 2018
Karish Andrews comments in an article for Sportcal, which discusses the clubs in the Gallagher Premiership rejecting a £275-million offer from CVC Capital Partners.
Press01 August 2018
In an article for Lawyer Monthly, Jonathan Carr discusses employment law due diligence in M&A transactions, and what US companies should consider when investing in the UK.
30 July 2018
In certain circumstances a private limited company can apply to Companies House to be registered with a name that does not have “limited” (or the Welsh equivalent) at the end. This article summarises the circumstances of this exemption.
Lewis Silkin advises Next Fifteen Communications Group plc on its acquisition of Technical Associates Group
Deal23 July 2018
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Next Fifteen Communications, the digital communications group, on its 100% acquisition of the Technical Associates Group (“TAG”), a specialist technical content and digital marketing business focused on the industrial engineering sector, on 12 July 2018.
Deal19 July 2018
Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has advised Tradeteq, a Trade Finance Distribution Platform, on its $6.3 Million seed extension funding round led by Accelerated Digital Ventures (“ADV”).
04 July 2018
Welcome to our June 2018 Corporate Update which brings you news and our views on law and practice for corporates and their owners and managers.
Press03 July 2018
In an article for Architect's Choice, Sara Cohen discusses the concept of business owners sharing ownership with employees.
29 June 2018
I’m taking on an in-house role with a professional sports team and will have responsibility for ensuring the board meets its corporate governance requirements. What are some of the key things I should know?
Matthew Rowbotham writes for PR Week: Is PR ready to share? The employee ownership alternative to the agency model29 June 2018
In an article for PR Week, Matthew Rowbotham comments on how employee ownership uptake has, generally, remained confined to a few core sectors, and asks, is PR ready to share?
27 June 2018
The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, has recently released its revised and updated QCA Corporate Governance Code 2018.
26 June 2018
The courts may be more willing to imply a duty of good faith into joint venture agreements, following a recent High Court case.