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At Wedlake Bell we have created a working culture that enables our people to offer consistently high standards of client service. We differ from other firms because the partners who are ultimately responsible for any particular matter are actively involved with the day-to-day work. Our strategic vision is to be one of the most prestigious independent law firms of our type in London, highly respected and well liked. Unlike many of our competitors, we still believe in partner involvement and partner accessibility. Our ambition is to be the law firm of choice for clients because we deliver commercial and creative solutions for their businesses. We aim to achieve this goal through sustained investment in managing knowledge and information and by creating a working culture that enables our people to offer consistently high standards of client service. We go the extra mile.
English pension law and overseas businesses – a tough act to follow, but expensive to ignore

English pension law and overseas businesses – a tough act to follow, but expensive to ignore

INTRODUCTION This note highlights key points concerning English Pensions Law where overseas businesses are selling, buying or operating businesses in the United Kingdom. State pension provision in the UK is limited and accordingly private sector pension provision is common and highly regulated. FOCUS OF THIS NOTE Pension benefits provided by ... Read More »

Pensions liberation: Has the High Court opened the floodgates for fraudsters to exploit both individuals, and flaws within the system?

Pensions liberation: Has the High Court opened the floodgates for fraudsters to exploit both individuals, and flaws within the system?

The High Court has overturned a decision of the Pensions Ombudsman which supported Royal London’s decision not to transfer a member’s benefits to another pension arrangement due to pensions liberation fears. This could have serious repercussions for pension scheme trustees, and for the Pensions Regulator’s crusade against unlawful liberation activity. ... Read More »

The Shareholder Spring – revisited

The Shareholder Spring – revisited

During the Shareholder Spring of 2012 shareholders won the argument that non-executive directors alone could be trusted to keep directors’ pay under appropriate scrutiny and control. Accordingly, the UK government took action and put in place a new remuneration reporting regime for listed companies (not including companies with securities admitted ... Read More »

Operating under the PSC Regime

Operating under the PSC Regime

Last year the new Part 21A was introduced into the Companies Act 2006, creating a new regime for almost all companies incorporated in any part of the UK to create and maintain a register of people with significant control (the PSC register regime). The first two important PSC register regime ... Read More »

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