Insider dealing—the criminal offenceInsider dealing is the use of sensitive or privileged information that has not yet been released to the public in...
Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
What is asset stripping?Asset stripping involves taking company funds or assets while leaving behind the debts. Sometimes directors then transfer only...
Produced in partnership with Micheal Murphy and Amelia Clegg of 23 Essex Street Chambers
Section 993 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) makes it an offence for any business of a company to be carried on with intent to defraud creditors,...
A company cannot choose when or whether it is dormant. Whether or not a company is dormant depends on whether there have been any significant...
Section 389 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006)Section 389 the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) explicitly provides that where a company fails to comply...