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The first offer announced under the new UK Takeover Code shows how the rules are pushing private equity firms towards different deal structures. According to Nick Rees, a London-based Linklaters partner, HgCapital Funds’ agreed take-private offer for Group NBT, a domain name management company, contained significant changes to its terms. The public to private deal […]
24 November 2010 The Home Secretary announced on 23 November 2010 a number of changes to immigration policy in respect of Tiers 1 and 2 of the points-based system, designed to deliver the government’s commitment to place a limit on non-EU economic migration to the UK. Further details of these changes will be published before […]
23 November 2010 A raft of new measures will strictly control the numbers that can come to the UK and work from outside Europe, the Home Secretary announced today. As well as limiting the number of skilled non-European workers that businesses can bring into the country, the Home Office is tightening the intra-company transfer route […]
A Manhattan judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of David Tarloff, a schizophrenic man accused of hacking a psychologist to death in her Upper East Side office, after court-appointed doctors found him mentally unfit to stand trial. The mistrial, declared by Justice Edward J. McLaughlin of State Supreme Court in Manhattan, came before […]