UK in-house legal forum

Webinar Series October-November 2021

Event Details

Webinar

United Kingdom | October-November 2021

Aimed at in-house legal and company secretarial teams seeking to keep on top of significant new developments, our webinar series discusses the key developments and challenges businesses will need to navigate as they arise.

Programme

Employment | October 12: Given an increasing number of employees are, or will be, returning to work after a considerable time out of the office, this webinar will consider relevant issues such as mandatory vaccines and  how to deal with employees who are nervous about coming back to the office.

Competition | October 14: This webinar will cover a range of current developments in antitrust and competition law – from litigation to enforcement trends. 

Restructuring and Insolvency | October 19: This webinar will look at the use of the Part 26A Companies Act 2006 restructuring plan to date and key points arising. It will also provide an update on recent developments in insolvency law and point out things to watch out for over the next 12 months, for example, connected party sales regulations, the anticipated increased in formal insolvency and the use of the moratorium procedure and the ending of temporary measures introduced in light of COVID-19.

Regulatory | October 21: This two-part webinar will look at hot-topics for Treasury functions and lessons learned in relation to listed company announcements.

Data Protection | October 26: What to watch out for in data protection? In this webinar we will run through data protection issues currently facing UK businesses and look at what is on the horizon.

Disputes | October 28: This webinar will provide an update on recent cases relevant to the work of in-house lawyers and company secretarial teams.

Corporate | November 2: This webinar will focus on recent company law, corporate governance and ECM  developments, including narrative reporting developments and recent consultations, that in-house legal and company secretarial teams should be aware of.

Pensions | November 4: The Pensions Regulator’s wide reaching new powers come into force on October 1. In this webinar we explain how this may affect the payment of dividends, business as usual or otherwise, by companies with defined benefit pension schemes and what steps they should take to protect themselves.

Tax | November 9: The international tax world is in a state of flux, with wide ranging proposals on where profits are taxed and what rate of tax should apply being developed before a meeting of the G20 in October. We will outline the proposals and the issues that the board room should start to consider.

If you have any queries please contact Gill Prizeman.

Contacts

Head of Corporate, M&A and Securities, Europe, Middle East and Asia