Getting your business investor ready

Getting your business investor ready

For most founders the early stages of business are “bootstrapped” - funded by friends and family, reinvested profits, salary sacrifice, personal credit cards, mortgages and the like. There are essentially two forms of funding for any business – debt (loans) and equity (shares in your company) — so what are the things a business needs to look out for when seeking equity investment?

Legal Directories Legal 500 UK & Chambers & Partners recognise Laytons LLP

Legal Directories Legal 500 UK & Chambers & Partners recognise Laytons LLP

The recently launched Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal directories have recognised Laytons LLP for a number of key services across London, Manchester and Guildford including Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Commercial Property, Family and Property Litigation services.

Bitcoin, Crypto and Financial Promotions — the 'Duck' Principle

The recent proliferation of ‘crypto-opportunities’ and schemes to fund Bitcoin mining operations, all beg the question of the extent to which such creditably imaginative schemes are regulated by the FSMA financial promotion restrictions.