Background On 28 January 2021, GC100 issued a discussion paper called “Shareholder Meetings – Time for a Change?” GC100 represents general counsel and company secretaries working in FTSE 100 companies. Its aim is to engage with government, regulators and policy makers to provide practical and business-focused input on law and regulation which affects the largest […]
On 18 September 2020 the UK Financial Conduct Authority published guidance on the listing of cannabis-based businesses on UK stock exchanges after a lengthy internal review. This move will be welcomed as indicating that the London capital markets are “open for business”, particularly for companies operating in the medical cannabis space. In this article we […]
On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) came into force after a rapid passage through all Parliamentary stages, in a little over a month. CIGA introduced several well-publicised changes to the law relating to insolvency and general meetings, but there is one proposed change which deserves greater attention. CIGA provides […]
On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) came into force after a rapid passage through all Parliamentary stages, in a little over a month. The objective of CIGA is to help UK companies and similar entities to continue to trade during the current worldwide pandemic and to avoid insolvency. CIGA […]
Fladgate LLP has advised Galileo Resources plc on its placing of 112,500,000 ordinary shares to raise £900,000 before expenses. The placing comprised 54,562,500 new Ordinary Shares (Firm Placing Shares) and 57,937,500 new Ordinary Shares (Conditional Placing Shares) to be allotted and issued subject to Shareholder approval at Galileo’s General Meeting, taking place today, 18 June […]
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (CIGB) will, when passed, introduce several well-publicised changes to the law relating to insolvency and general meetings, but there is one proposed change which deserves greater attention. To read more click here.
Introduction On 20 May 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (Bill) started its passage through Parliament, with the second reading expected to take place on 3 June 2020. The objective of the Bill is to help UK companies and similar entities to continue to trade during the current worldwide pandemic and to avoid insolvency. […]
On 8 April 2020 the FCA announced a series of measures aimed at assisting companies to raise new share capital in response to the coronavirus crisis while retaining an appropriate degree of investor protection. Many quoted companies will be seeking to raise finance for their business during the coronavirus crisis and so will be considering […]
The good corporate governance practice of shareholders coming to AGMs to engage with the board of their company seems to be in direct contradiction to the new law prohibiting meetings of more than two people. However, with a little foresight this problem can be managed. Corporate partner, Nigel Gordon, explains what steps can be taken […]
Fladgate has advised Jubilee Metals Group Plc, the AIM and Alt-X traded metals processing company, on its latest oversubscribed equity placing of 162,208,900 new ordinary shares in the company, raising a total of £6.49 million. The proceeds of the placing will be used towards the completion of the acquisition of rights to the chrome and […]
Fladgate has advised an international private consortium on the purchase of the entire share capital of GoldBlue Ltd, subsidiary of the NGM Nordic MTF listed GoldBlue AB (GOLDB MTF). GoldBlue AB is a Swedish iGaming holding company which focuses on emerging markets. GoldBlue Ltd, the acquired company, which ultimately owns all of GoldBlue AB’s significant […]
Fladgate is delighted to maintain a Band 1 ranking in the 2020 Chambers UK guide for the Corporate M&A: Lower Mid-Market category. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “The team is delighted once again to receive this recognition by Chambers, which is a significant endorsement of our approach, our professionalism and the strong relationship we […]
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