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Category Archives: Business Law

Andy McNish – partner in our Corporate and Commercial department – on PSC Registers

From 6th April 2016, UK corporate bodies (including limited companies and limited liability partnerships) are obliged to create, maintain and keep available for inspection a Register of People with Significant Control (PSC Register). The PSC Register must set-out people who …

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Sonio Singh – partner in our Corporate & Healthcare team – reviews recent trends in the Pharmacy Market.

Market Trends Whilst the North West transactional market continues to show impressive signs of recovery, the healthcare sector has also benefited from both increased consumer confidence and an appetite for growth.  One of the most buoyant healthcare sub-sectors is pharmacies. …

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Corporate and Commercial Newsletter – March 2016

Welcome to the next in our series of departmental newsletters.  The focus this time is on our Corporate and Commercial department.  In this issue we talk about the launch of our new Business Advice Centre, a Change of Control clause …

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DBF Launches New Business Advice Centre

Today sees the launch of the brand new Davis Blank Furniss Business Advice Centre. The aim is to provide practical information on the key legal issues that affect companies of all sizes including Credit Control, Terms & Conditions, Employment, Shareholder …

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Rudi Kidd – consultant solicitor in our Entertainment, Media, Sports and Intellectual Property team: The Bowie Bond and Owning Your Masters

The passing of David Bowie has brought about untold outpouring of grief from his fans, admirers and observers alike. During his lifetime, David Bowie was always pushing the boundaries, taking things to the edge, in his music, personal fashion style, …

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Charlotte Lowe Discusses Dispute Resolution with SMMS

Charlotte Lowe from our Dispute Resolution team talks to Social Media Makes Sense about the methods for resolving disputes. You can read the full piece here.

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Davis Blank Furniss Advises Glossop Cartons on its Acquisition of Contact Print and Packaging

Sonio Singh, Shiva Shadi and Rosemary Reynolds of Davis Blank Furniss advised Glossop Cartons, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging solutions, on its acquisition of Stockport-based Contact Print and Packaging for an undisclosed sum. The deal, …

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Rudi Kidd Shares His Tips On Managing Your IP & Resolving IP Disputes

Ownership of Intellectual Property (IP) carries a huge responsibility. It requires great deal of understanding and knowledge of the assets that you or company owns. Also, ownership of IP is of no consequence if the IP is not protected and …

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Rudi Kidd: Sports Law – Rogue Agents

The recent alarming news reports of sports stars losing money on their financial investments and allegations of secret commissions paid to agents should serve as a warning to everyone involved in professional sports. Players will often not understand (or even …

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Davis Blank Furniss and Lomas & Company to Stage Free ‘Business Succession’ Event for Entrepreneurs

Davis Blank Furniss has joined forces with Lomas & Company and will be staging a free event that will help business owners plan for their eventual succession or exit. The morning seminar will be taking place on Thursday 19th November …

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