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News, Articles & Events: June 2020

Freeths has marked the one year anniversary of their presence in Bristol by moving into new, permanent office space at 101 Victoria Street to continue their successful growth in the city. It was in April 2019 that Freeths launched its Bristol office and since then they have grown from a team of two into a […]

Freeths has advised PE backed V.Group, the leading global provider of ship management and marine support services, on the sale of their Marlins business and strategic partnership with Ocean Technologies Group, the leading provider of maritime learning and operational technologies. As part of the landmark cooperative agreement, the Marlins Maritime English assessment product and Marlins […]

The government’s decision to consent to judgement on the Westferry Printworks case on the basis of “apparent bias” is still attracting much attention in both the press and parliament.  A summary of the facts and current position is set out in the case law section below. Other significant case law includes the Supreme Court’s decision […]

Following initial guidance published on 7 April 2020 (which addressed some of the football regulatory issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic), FIFA has issued further guidance following extensive consultation which makes further temporary changes to the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players. There are also further temporary changes to the Rules Governing […]

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the retail industry like never before. But few retailers were prepared for it. To help make sure your retail business can adapt to whatever the world can throw at it, we’ve partnered with retail trend consultants, Insider Trends to create a free two-part report that will help you mitigate […]

Freeths and Knowsley Chamber would like to invite you to Business Matters, a series of free webinars aimed at providing practical support and guidance for you and your business. For the first session, we are pleased to be joined by Tom Cheesewright, applied Futurist, who will share his thoughts on how to future-proof your business. It has never […]

An analysis of the recent decision in Umrish Limited and others v Bobby Gill Material Facts Mr Gill operated an investment company, known as Swisspro Asset Management AG (“Swisspro”), in which he claimed that investors would receive a fixed return of 2% per month. The Claimants, acting via Mr Venkatesh, were introduced to Mr Gill […]

What are Personal Guarantees? Guarantees are given by one party in respect of another party’s liabilities. In other words, they are a promise to pay another’s debt. Company directors are commonly required to provide a personal guarantee where they acquire a loan or other financial package to support their company. Wives and husbands of company […]

The next webinar in our Coronavirus Hub series will look at managing your contracts with customers and suppliers to best protect your business. This is always an important consideration, but is becoming increasingly so, given the difficult conditions businesses are currently facing, and recent developments in legislation and guidance. What the session will deliver? Professional […]

I go for a my morning walk every day now as part of a new routine I created during “lockdown”. I’m amazed by how many people have pets – I see dogs out for a walk with their owners, cats going into their houses and many horse-riders on the roads. Having had pets, I understand […]

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