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AIM High - Issue 14

The implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) which took effect on 3 July 2016, continues to be the cause of numerous new regulations and guidance, of which AIM companies should be aware. Of particular significance:

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Market Abuse) Regulations 2016

AIM High - Issue 14

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) recently published a report on corporate culture and the role of boards, which considers the importance of culture in driving business performance, and considers the role of boards in helping to shape and embed a healthy corporate culture. The FRC’s mission is to promote high quality corporate governance and reporting to foster investment.

AIM High - Issue 14

AIM High - Issue 14

The fallout from the EU referendum vote has dominated the summer. It has also impacted on AIM, although not necessarily as was expected in the immediate aftermath of the vote.

Following initial falls in the value of AIM shares (the AIM All Share Index fell by over 7% two trading days after the result) there has since been a recovery. Two months after the decision to leave the AIM All Share Index was nearly 9% higher than the day of the vote. The AIM UK50 and AIM 100 indexes of larger companies rose even further.

Public Procurement Law Update

On 18th July 2016, Procurement Policy Note 07/16 was issued by the UK Government.

The purpose of the PPN was to remind public bodies of the requirements of Part 4 of the PCR 2015, namely that they must ensure that any procurement opportunities and awards of contracts above certain thresholds are published on the government’s Contracts Finder portal.

Independent Community Pharmacist magazine article - Issue March 2016

Public Procurement Law Update

The government now have a mandate to leave the European Union. While political commentators are unclear as to when the government will trigger the Article 50 process, extensive consideration has been given to the impact on domestic law of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

Ahead of the referendum, we published an article on how we thought a Brexit vote might impact on public procurement law.

Independent Community Pharmacist magazine article - Issue February 2016

Wealth Protection Bulletin - Issue 18

It is fair to say that when it comes to reliefs from inheritance tax, the new Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) is an odd one.

Full details of the allowance were included in Issue 16 of our bulletin which you can read here.

There is no great logic to the conditions imposed. To qualify in full:

Private Client Law Bulletin - Issue 100

Following the Brexit result we provide an update on the EU Succession Regulation and the issues around Inheritance Tax.
 

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