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Episode 3: Defined benefit pension schemes: limiting liabilities

Episode 3: Defined benefit pension schemes: limiting liabilities

In this podcast, Andrew Block, Partner in Mayer Brown’s London Pensions Group, explains what can be done from the perspective of a sponsoring employer to reduce both the liabilities of a defined benefit pension scheme and the volatility of funding demands.

  • Jul 2017
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
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Episode 1: Defined benefit pension schemes and investors

Pensions

Episode 1: Defined benefit pension schemes and investors

In this podcast, Andrew Block, partner in Mayer Brown’s London pensions team, explains what a UK defined benefit occupational pension scheme is and considers some of the issues that can arise for investors in a company that sponsors such a scheme.

  • Jul 2015
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP

Finance

Changes in lending: What terms? Who from? So what?

Last week, Freshfields’ London office hosted an event for TMA UK. The event was a great success with over 120 attendees from more than 90 organisations.

  • Mar 2017
  • Article
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Launch of BY Loans, offering flexible, short-term business loans

Finance

Launch of BY Loans, offering flexible, short-term business loans

Long term TMA member, Beer & Young, is delighted to announce the launch of BY Loans, a principal lender offering property backed loans.

  • Oct 2018
  • Article
  • Beer & Young
Warning Signs of a Distressed Business

Warning Signs of a Distressed Business

In this guide Keith Steven of KSA Group gives an extensive list of warning signs that a business is distressed, heading for insolvency and so in need of a turnaround solution.

  • Apr 2017
  • Article
  • Wilkins Kennedy
High Yield Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide, 3rd Edition

Finance

High Yield Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide, 3rd Edition

In this document, Bernd Bohr, Partner in Mayer Brown’s Capital Markets team, gives useful guidance about high yield bonds in order to provide potential investors with all material information necessary to make an informed decision as to whether or not to invest in such bonds.

  • Sep 2013
  • Article
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Recent Criticism of CVAs Raises the Question “Are They Fit for Purpose?”

Recent Criticism of CVAs Raises the Question “Are They Fit for Purpose?”

Is it time for secondary IPs to sanity check CVAs?

  • Nov 2018
  • Duff & Phelps
Practical Guide to Directors Duties

Turnaround / Restructuring

Practical Guide to Directors Duties

Directors are under ever closer scrutiny. Duff & Phelps and The Institute of Directors have partnered to produce a practical guide for directors on their fundamental duties.

  • Feb 2016
  • Article
  • Duff & Phelps
What is a bad business debt and how can I avoid them?

Finance

What is a bad business debt and how can I avoid them?

Working as a company director means that you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day running of your business and you’ll be required to keep a close eye on the financial state of your company. Whilst delivering a reputable service to your client base, it’s vital that you carry out the essential research and background checks before committing to deliver a service to your suppliers or end client. During the lifetime of a business, you may come across a number of challenging situations such as a bad business debt.

  • Oct 2018
  • Article
  • BTG Advisory LLP
Guide to Winding-Up Petition

Insolvency

Guide to Winding-Up Petition

In this guide, Tony Groom of K2 Business Partners offers practical advice to directors on how to deal with a Winding-Up Petition with emphasis on what to do if you want to save your company.

  • Aug 2018
  • TMA UK
Mentoring  Explained

Turnaround / Restructuring

Mentoring Explained

Mentoring is the interaction of two people with the aim of improving, changing and supporting decision making, allowing the mentee to flourish.

  • Nov 2018
  • Adrian Doble
Convertible Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide

Finance

Convertible Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide

In this guide, James Taylor and Robert Flanigan, Partners in Mayer Brown’s Capital Markets team, provide advice in respect of how to assess the merits of convertible bonds in respect of funding programmes and better understand their commercial terms, timetable and related documentation.

  • Oct 2013
  • Article
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Best Practice Guideline on Turnarounds (ICAEW )

Turnaround / Restructuring

Best Practice Guideline on Turnarounds (ICAEW )

This best practice guideline was written for the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW).

  • May 2011
  • PDF
  • BM&T LLP
Get an out of terms invoice paid – and fast

Finance

Get an out of terms invoice paid – and fast

An out of terms invoice can be a real problem.

  • Dec 2018
  • Breal Business Certainty Ltd
Episode 2: Defined benefit pension schemes: due diligence

Episode 2: Defined benefit pension schemes: due diligence

In this podcast, Martin Scott, Partner in the Mayer Brown’s London Pensions Group, discusses the importance of pensions due diligence and what aspects of a pension plan to pay particular attention to.

  • Jul 2015
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
DTEK: Has the English High Court Provided Another Option for Restructuring New York Law Bonds?

Finance

DTEK: Has the English High Court Provided Another Option for Restructuring New York Law Bonds?

In Re DTEK Finance BV, the English High Court decided that a change in the governing law of bonds from New York to English law, established a sufficient connection with the English jurisdiction for it to sanction the bonds' restructuring via a UK scheme of arrangement.

  • Apr 2017
  • Article
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
What causes the differences in growth between SMEs?

What causes the differences in growth between SMEs?

What enables one SME’s growth to take off, and causes another’s to be held back?

  • Dec 2018
  • TMA UK
What is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA)?

What is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA)?

Mike Smith of Company Debt explains how the company voluntary arrangement procedure works, and how it can help distressed companies return to profitability.

  • Sep 2018
  • Article
  • TMA UK
What is hidden intelligence?

What is hidden intelligence?

  • Oct 2018
  • PDF
  • InTheInterim Ltd.

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Directors Duties

Directors Duties

Directors Duties

In this guide, Tony Groom of K2 Business Partners offers practical advice to directors on how to run a company when it is in financial difficulties with emphasis on how to ensure it survives while at the same time observing their responsibilities and discharging their duties as directors.

  • Aug 2018
  • PDF
  • TMA UK
It's okay to have all your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.

Elon Musk

Episode 4: Defined benefit pension schemes on insolvency

Episode 4: Defined benefit pension schemes on insolvency

In this podcast, Martin Scott, Partner in the Mayer Brown’s London Pensions Group, discusses how a company may be divested of its pension liabilities in an insolvency situation and the use of regulated apportionment arrangements.

  • Jul 2015
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP

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