All posts by Lydia Hutchinson

A number of points made by George Osborne in his Budget speech earlier today will impact on the Banking sector, and therefore on any businesses seeking to raise loan finance. Bank levy and corporation tax Prior to the Budget, it had been trailed that the bank levy was likely to remain for the foreseeable future. … Continue reading Bashing the banks? Summer Budget measures that will affect banks and finance clients

A common method of effecting corporate takeovers for many years has been by way of a target company entering into a scheme of arrangement with its shareholders (rather than by way of a standard takeover offer made by the buyer).  This method is used for a number of reasons, including potentially shorter timescales and a … Continue reading Stamping out cancellation schemes