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Corporate weekly highlights—18 June 2020

Published on: 18 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate weekly highlights—18 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—the FRC's Financial Reporting Lab publishes reports on disclosures in corporate reporting
  • Re A company (application to restrain advertisement of winding-up petition)
  • Brexit
  • UK Finance briefing examines the MiFIR third-country regime and the future of UK-EU cross-border services
  • Members
  • Re Profile Partners Ltd Gott v Hauge
  • Unfair prejudice petitions in profile—company funding and contractual undertakings (Re Profile Partners Ltd)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate weekly highlights includes news of guidance published by the FRC on corporate reporting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, responses to the European Commission’s consultation on revising the Non-Financial Reporting Directive 2014/95/EU and an opportunity to feedback on the draft delegated regulation proposed to supplement the Prospectus Regulation in connection with the prospectus exemption for a takeover. It also focuses on a number of cases: one where the impact of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill was taken into account when considering whether winding-up petitions could proceed; one dealing with the use of company funds to defend unfair prejudice petitions; and two (related) cases dealing with the disclosure of company documents in the context of an investigation by the FRC. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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