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Corporate Governance Update

Last November, Companies House updated its guidance on confirmation statements. It clarified that if a company were filing its first confirmation statement and hadn’t previously filed a ‘new style’ statement of capital, it would have to file a full statement of capital along with its confirmation statement.

Rick L (2)

May 23rd, 2017

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Due Diligence- Getting your legal DD “ducks in a row”

The primary purpose of the due diligence review is to obtain sufficient information about the target's business to enable the buyer to decide whether the proposed acquisition represents a sound commercial investment.

Alistair Cree resize

May 23rd, 2017

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What are the 'Big Data' risks in technology?

Big Data provides a huge opportunity for firms to gain greater insights, either over their competitors, their customers or their business operations. When we consider Big Data, we do not necessarily just mean data that is large in volume, we also mean data that consists of varying sources, and that is being produced at a rapid rate. These are commonly classified as the three ‘Vs’ of Big Data: volume, variety and velocity.

Cathy Wilks (cropped)1

May 23rd, 2017

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