NAPF Corporate Governance Policy and Voting Guidelines

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has finalised its Corporate Governance Policy and Voting Guidelines. As pension funds are one of the largest investors in quoted companies, the importance of the new guidelines could not be over emphasised and have particular relevance to meetings tabled at short notice. The updated guidelines follow the UK… Read more »

AIC Code revisions – December 2010

The Association of Investment Companies has revised the current versions of the Code of Corporate Governance and the Corporate Governance Guide for Investment Companies. The intention behind the revision to the Code, together with the Guide, is to reflect the implementation of the UK Corporate Governance Code (“UK Code“). The UK Code was introduced to… Read more »

Prospectus Directive: Are you ready?

We set out below the most significant recent changes introduced by the Council of European Union to the Prospective Directive (2003/71/EC). Further guidance can be provided on request. Copies of the text adopted can be found HERE. A note of the press release made can be found HERE. To download a full copy of this Legal Comment,… Read more »

SAS Daniels Advises on £1Million Investment For North Wales Green Technology Firm

Corporate lawyers at SAS Daniels have advised North Wales-based energy reduction business SenseLogix on securing a £1 million investment package to accelerate its growth plans. The investment was led by international venture capital firm Beringea and private equity company Northstar Ventures, with additional support from the Welsh Assembly Government towards the creation of new jobs…. Read more »

Stockport County deal signed by SAS Daniels LLP

Three of our departments teamed up to score a winner for Stockport County Football Cub. The club has been bought from administrators – for an undisclosed sum – by the 2015 Group, a consortium of Cheshire businesses, entrepreneurs and County fans, with SAS Daniels’ corporate, employment and property teams handling the deal on behalf of… Read more »

Senior Lawyers Join SAS Daniels LLP as firm’s growth continues.

Jeremy Orrell and Louise Tobin, two of the North West’s most influential senior commercial lawyers, are to join Cheshire’s biggest law firm, SAS Daniels LLP. The pair, previously together at Slater Heelis Collier Littler (SHCL), will also bring with them team members, giving SAS Daniels LLP the largest and strongest Corporate & Commercial team in… Read more »