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Corporate weekly highlights—3 December 2020

Published on: 03 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate weekly highlights—3 December 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • What happens if there is a last-minute Brexit trade agreement?
  • Brexit; Equity capital markets
  • FCA publishes Handbook Notice No 82
  • Securities Financing Transactions, Securitisation and Miscellaneous Amendments (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—temporary changes to the wrongful trading regime revived until 30 April 2021
  • Corporate governance
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Corporate weekly highlights includes analysis concerning the implications of a last-minute Brexit trade agreement, as well as analysis of the revival of temporary changes to the wrongful trading regime. It also include case analysis of the effect of a disclaimer of a lease by the Crown when a company is subsequently restored to the Register of Companies (Re Buzzlines Coaches Ltd; Mistral Asset Finance Ltd v Registrar of Companies). In addition, the highlights include news on the FCA’s Handbook Notice No 82 which includes the Prospectus Regulation Rules (Amendment) Instrument 2020, the FRC’s report from its review on corporate governance reporting, the QCA’s AIM Good Governance Review 2020/21, Glass Lewis’ 2021 UK Proxy Voting Policy Guidelines and the outcome of the CMA’s consultation on draft guidance regarding its functions after the end of the Brexit transition period or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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