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Observe the formalities: the Supreme Court upholds anti-oral variation clauses

Chris Wilkinson, Leigh Callaway |

In a judgment with potentially wide-reaching commercial ramifications, the Supreme Court in Rock Advertising Limited (Respondent) v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited (Appellant) [2018] UKSC 24, has overturned the Court of Appeal’s decision by holding that a ‘No Oral Modification’ (NOM) clause was legally effective. In 2011, Rock Advertising Ltd (Rock Advertising) entered into a licence […]


Is software a “good”?

Chris Wilkinson, Leigh Callaway |

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal has determined that the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (Regulations) do not apply when the agent in question is engaged in respect of the sale of intangible property – electronic goods cannot be regarded as such. Thus agents engaged in the sale of electronic items (such […]


Fladgate advises Alyssum and Victor on fundraising, restructuring and acquisition

Anthony Reeves, Yulia Leyko, Eddie Powell, Jamie Hamilton, Sam Tye, Diana Mennie, Chris Wilkinson, Andrew Bessemer Clark |

Fladgate LLP has advised Alyssum Group Ltd and its principal subsidiary Fly Victor Ltd on three transformative transactions: an $18m equity fundraising, where the lead investors were Victor’s cornerstone investor BP Ventures and new strategic investor BBA Aviation; a corporate restructuring, which saw the formation of a group of companies with Alyssum at its head, […]


Fladgate advises Gfinity on its acquisition of RealSM Limited

Anthony Reeves, David Robinson, Jamie Hamilton, Chris Wilkinson, Ben Milloy, Eleanor Green |

Fladgate LLP has advised leading AIM-listed esports entertainment company Gfinity PLC on its acquisition of RealSM Limited, a sports media company which operates a fan-oriented digital sports media platform under the brand name RealSport. The consideration was c.£2.4m, to be satisfied by the issue of new shares in Gfinity. This acquisition supports Gfinity’s aim to […]


Fladgate advises AIM listed Tri-Star Resources Plc on its £4.4 million open offer to shareholders

David Robinson, Chris Wilkinson, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM listed Tri-Star Resources Plc on its open offer to shareholders to raise up to approximately £4.4 million through the issue of new ordinary shares. The company has subsequently announced the results of the Open Offer, which closed for acceptances on 10 January and was oversubscribed. The purpose of the open […]


Fladgate advises Sirius Petroleum plc on readmission to AIM and fundraising

David Robinson, John Forde, Caroline Philipps, David Lee, Chris Wilkinson, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM listed Sirius Petroleum plc on its proposed readmission to trading on AIM as an operating company, contemporaneous with a US$9.5m equity placing and entry into a convertible loan facility of US$12m with London Oil & Gas Limited. The combined proceeds of the placing and the convertible loan facility will allow the Company […]


Fladgate celebrates a bumper run closing five AIM deals for clients in the energy and resources sector

David Robinson, Grant Gordon, John Forde, Caroline Philipps, Nigel Gordon, Zehra Kofturcu, David Lee, Chris Wilkinson, Paul Airley, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Fladgate’s capital markets team has had an impressive run to the end of 2017 after successfully closing its fifth AIM listed transaction last week. Sirius Petroleum’s proposed re-admission to AIM and US$21.5m fundraising follows deals for Angus Energy, Papua Mining, Tri-Star Resources and Tiger Resource Finance. More details below: Sirius Petroleum plc: readmission to AIM as […]


Fladgate advises Eco on CAD$14m subscription by Africa Oil Corp

Grant Gordon, Nigel Gordon, Chris Wilkinson, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM and TSX-V listed Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Limited on the English law elements of an agreement with Africa Oil Corp (AOC), whereby AOC has subscribed for shares in Eco representing 19.77% of the enlarged share capital at a 28% premium to the market price as well as entering into […]