Our new partner appointment expands the firm’s AIM practice and strengthens capabilities in transactional work.
BWB's Lindsay Draffan has written an article for Construction News regarding a new campaign from the Competition and Markets Authority which signals a new resolve to tackle cartels and provides more encouragement to whistleblowers.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has been appointed to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) as a “one-stop-shop” provider across all legal services.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has today announced a new partnership with London & Partners, the Mayor of London’s official promotional agency.
Most businesses instinctively know that cartels are ‘not above board’. They mostly associate cartels with price-fixing amongst competitors but a cartel can include other less obvious arrangements where businesses effectively agree not to compete with each other.
When you’re focussing on managing your company and making it grow, it can be easy to overlook some of the basic requirements your company must adhere to in order to be legally complaint, one of these being information requirements.
In the latest edition of iNTERGAMING Andrew Dougall, consultant at BWB Compliance, explores alternative sources of funding for gaming start-ups. Meanwhile, Gemma Boore, associate in the Corporate and Commercial department, reports back on the inaugural Crowdfest conference.
Mission-led business review recommends Government formally explores creation of 'benefit company' status >
In a report published yesterday, the advisory panel to the Cabinet Office’s Mission-led Business Review is recommending, amongst other interesting proposals, that the government explores the possibility of creating a new “benefit company” legal status in English law.
Podcast: Now available to download, Gemma Boore presents "The Legal Requirements" at the iGaming Entrepreneur Conference 2015.
The UK Gambling Commission has been exploring the impact of bitcoin, skins, e-sports and social gaming. Gemma Boore considers the findings.
In the wake of the Referendum on Britain’s EU membership, the House of Lords Constitution Committee has launched an inquiry into the UK legislative process and invites the submission of evidence on key questions in relation to the preparation of legislation for introduction in Parliament.
Writing for iNTERGAMINGi magazine, BWB's Gemma Boore outlines some important recent changes to increase transparency of ownership and control of all UK gaming companies and the impact it is likely to have.
BWB's Gemma Boore has written an article for the European Gaming Lawyer.
Real estate is often one of the most valuable assets of any business. Purchasers should be fully aware of the risks that can be involved in the transfer of property as part of a business acquisition. In this article focusing on Commercial Acquisitions, Tom Allen explains the vital importance of real estate due diligence as part of any business acquisition.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) is delighted to announce the promotion of Stephen Callender to partner in its Corporate & Commercial team.
Important changes to increase transparency of the ownership and control of all companies coming into force >
On 6 April 2016 a new law will be implemented which will have a significant impact on all companies, Limited Liability Partnerships (“LLPs”) and Societates Europaeae (“SEs”) in the UK. The changes to the Companies Act 2006, brought about by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the “Act”), which is being implemented in phases, are aimed at increasing transparency regarding the ownership and control of companies.
Gemma Boore discusses our upcoming interactive panel discussion, as part of the London Games Festival Fringe, on the current fundraising scene in the gaming industry.