Over the life of a business market forces will often dictate a need for changes in the constitution and share rights of a company. The reasons for restructuring are:
Our company solicitors can guide you through the process of a restructure whilst tailored to your specific objectives and liaise with your independent advisers such as accountants and tax advisers.
Anna Sivula, Solicitor in AMD’s Commercial team, discusses the benefits of shareholders’ agreements.
No matter the size of your business, there may come a time when a change is needed. Whether you’re looking to expand or downsize, it’s important to consider when it might be appropriate to restructure your business and what the practical or tax implications could be.
A joint venture can take many forms. Taking the widest definition, this can mean a strategic arrangement between two or more businesses, where resources are pooled, to work together on a specific project or an ongoing basis. Joint ventures are a useful way of collaborating with other businesses and to combine different areas of expertise for targeted or general business purposes.
Grant McCall, Director and Commercial Corporate solicitor at AMD Solicitors, outlines the importance of conducting due diligence on a target business when considering whether to invest or buy shares in the business.
Growing your business can be a very exciting, positive time but it also presents challenges. By taking some key legal considerations into account, you can make sure any growth plans are built on a sound legal foundation.
The latest changes to the Distance Selling Regulations in the UK came into force in June 2014. These changes mean online businesses will have to reconsider their terms and conditions as they may need to make changes to the content of their websites and their terms of business.