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News, Articles & Events: September 2021

When someone passes away, the executor of their Will must value the deceased’s assets. The executor has a duty to collect in the assets, report their value to HM Revenue & Customs and transfer the assets in accordance with the deceased’s wishes.   The vital first six months In the early stages of the administration […]

Join the Freeths Employment team as we celebrate National Inclusion Week later this month. We are delighted to be involved in this Inclusive Employers initiative to explore the theme of United for Inclusion. During National Inclusion Week, the Freeths Employment team will be hosting a series of webinars to raise awareness about current D&I issues, improve our own inclusion […]

DCMS announces new Data Protection Measures The UK Government has launched a package of data protection measures with the intention of reforming the UK’s approach to data protection in a post-Brexit world. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (“DCMS”) announced its new plans on 26 August 2021.  In making its announcement, it acknowledged the […]

In our previous article we addressed some of the common themes Trusts face with contract expiry though it doesn’t end there. In this article we consider some further themes that the Trust also needs to be alive to. Potential scope to extend the contract You are backed in a corner, time is running out, you […]

The Freeths corporate team has advised Brady Technologies on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Danish based CRisk ApS. Brady Technologies is a leading provider of energy and commodities trading, risk, and logistics management software that empowers global market participants to trade confidently, profitably and sustainably. Brady Technologies is a portfolio company […]

The Freeths corporate team has advised Escher Group Holdings Limited on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Helsinki-based Syslore Oy. Escher, a portfolio company of Hanover Investors, is the global leader transforming postal operators and couriers. It powers the world’s first and last-mile deliveries, helping Posts connect nearly 1 billion consumers with […]

There has been a lot of buzz about batteries recently and the development market has certainly heated up, but what is involved in a large-scale battery project? Join our panel of expert speakers who will discuss: How such projects/investments are structured The legal documents/consents involved Opportunities and challenges in the current battery market Key revenue […]

Fact witness evidence is a common feature of international arbitration and other forms of formal dispute resolution. A study by the ICC Commission has revealed that human memory is fragile, malleable and may become unwittingly corrupted. In complex construction engineering disputes, what can be done to ensure memory is reliable? Evidence in international arbitration, particularly […]

Freeths has advised funds managed by Amber Infrastructure Group on their acquisition of an additional shareholding in Angel Trains from AMP Capital and associated investors. Angel Trains is the largest rolling stock company in the UK, serving the passenger rail sector with a diversified fleet of c.4,300 vehicles, the majority of which are electric multiple […]

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