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Standard listings - current trends
A couple of years ago we wrote about Standard listings on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, principally in connection with cash shell or SPAC entities. At that time there had been a limited number of such listings, following the deregulation of the UK Listing Authority's listing regime in April 2010 to allow a broader range of companies to elect to join the Standard segment of the UKLA's Official List and trade on the Main Market.
Choosing trustees? Not so fast!
What is the key decision which repays very careful thought when setting up a trust or a will containing a trust? Is it who can benefit from the trust (the beneficiaries)? Of course, that is very important. Or whether it is a fixed interest or a discretionary trust? Absolutely, money in the right hands at the right time, naturally.
Scotland: Currency and constitution
Following earlier articles on the legal issues that will arise if Scotland becomes an independent nation, Charles Proctor considers the existing monetary arrangements and the legal options available in the event of separation.