Shipping IPOs: What is the market really like?
There has been an increased appreciation of the value of the shipping industry to the global economy during the COVID-19 pandemic but has this increased the industry’s appeal to the IPO market?
Good governance: Lessons from the pandemic and key considerations as lockdown eases
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many challenges for businesses, including large-scale remote working, staff lay-offs, increased use of online services and more vulnerable customers.
MACs and MAEs in privately negotiated English law M&A deals: COVID-19 developments
Although the potential impact of COVID-19 was beginning to register in the early weeks of 2020, it was largely business-as-usual for the principals and advisers on the large number of M&A deals signed during this period or in the final weeks of 2019.
Directors’ duties: A refresher on liability and personal asset risk
Directors’ personal liability in Australia is stricter than just about anywhere else in the world.
Governance and operational resilience: Asset management
The financial services sector as a whole, and more specifically the asset management sector, have had to react to the immediate issues brought about as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
As investment managers and the wider economy emerge from lock-down, thoughts will be turning to the opportunities and challenges the new landscape presents.
UK corporate governance and narrative reporting: Key developments checklist
This checklist is intended to help UK-listed companies keep abreast of key developments in the fast moving areas of corporate governance and narrative reporting.
Private M&A transactions: Moving forward from the pandemic crisis
Whilst global M&A deal volumes have inevitably suffered in the first half of this year, commentators express some optimism for the second half.