Shein’s potential London IPO raises investor concerns

2024-07-19T15:01:06+00:00July 19th, 2024|

Shein’s London IPO: Could it be going out of fashion?

Najiyya Budaly from Law360 recently interviewed our CEO, Steven Friel.

Speculation surrounds the fast-fashion company, Shein and its recent quest to launch an IPO in London. Given the concerns looming around the Singapore-based company’s labour […]

Collective Actions: The light at the end of the tunnel

2024-07-01T18:32:15+00:00July 1st, 2024|

Collective Actions Framework

Natasha Doris of CDR Magazine recently interviewed our CEO, Steven Friel.

When investee companies breach standards of corporate governance and even their own ESG policies, collective escalated engagements provide shareholders with the opportunity to step in and obtain redress.

While discussing the […]

CAT Approves £25m Settlement in Trains Class Action Against Stagecoach

2024-05-22T12:58:57+00:00May 13th, 2024|

Settlement Approved in Woodsford Backed Class Action Against Stagecoach South Western

On Friday 10 May 2024, London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”), handed down a judgment approving a £25m settlement between the class representative, Justin Gutmann, and the settling Defendant, Stagecoach South Western […]

Global investors warn against erosion of shareholder rights

2024-02-13T23:05:00+00:00February 13th, 2024|

Woodsford co-signs International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) letter to UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, the FCA, the FRC and the LSE cautioning against proposals to roll back UK corporate governance standards and shareholder protection. 

Woodsford is at the forefront of assisting institutional investors in collective and escalated […]

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