Counselling is a significant part of many London-based corporate group's retentions. It is no different at Lewis Silkin.
We have a team of experts with extensive experience who can advise on a variety of corporate advisory issues that may concern all types of company – private, public, listed - such as:
- the control and structure of a company or partnership
- the duties of directors
- company reorganisations / restructurings
- returning capital to shareholders
- corporate governance
- interpreting constitutional arrangements
- market rules, regulatory issues and continuing obligations
- corporate governance
to name a few.
Our clients range from individual directors to small businesses to listed multinational organisations. We provide them with a full corporate advisory service in a range of sectors and ensure they are kept up to date with the changing legal landscape.
Financial support for SMEs: The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)07 May 2020
Government-backed loans of up to £5 million to small and medium businesses
Financial support for SMEs: the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)04 May 2020
100% Government-backed loans of up to £50,000 for small and medium businesses
Her Majesty’s Government enters the VC market24 April 2020
The UK Government is now to become the latest VC to provide finance to start-ups, but what are the terms of this support? Is this finance likely to be useful or are those terms overly punitive? Will this impact on the terms available from existing investors? We analyse this below.
Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)22 April 2020
The Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) opened on Monday 20 April 2020. It provides financial support to mid-sized and larger UK businesses across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
What is a convertible loan note? Future Fund scheme explained: Timothy Leeson writes for Growth Business21 April 2020
The government's £500m Future Fund offers up to £5m to growth companies through convertible growth notes. In this article for Growth Business, Timothy Leeson explains the pros and cons of convertible loan notes.
Government announces new £250m ‘Future Fund’ to support start-ups and growth companies20 April 2020
Details were published today, 20 April 2020, of the Government’s plan to make investments in growth companies hit by the coronavirus and the drastic reduction in venture capital investment.
HMRC puts its stamp on social distancing16 April 2020
With vast numbers of people now working remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, HMRC have put in place an electronic process for the payment of stamp duty and stamping of share transfer documents.
Convertible loan notes and/or advance subscription agreements as a source of emergency funding: FAQs07 April 2020
Convertible loan notes and advance subscription agreements are typically used as alternatives to equity fundraising by growth companies or more established businesses looking for short term financing to get them to their next equity round (so-called “bridge financing”)