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Assigning and enforcing debt download subscription

The Sheriffs Office 1-May-2015

Debts may be assigned by the creditor to another party, the assignee, who may then proceed with further legal action to recover the debt. 

Insolvency and redundancy – back in the spotlight download

Gateley 29-Apr-2015

The insolvency of City Link continues to command attention, with the spotlight shifting to redundancies. A consultation on the subject has now been launched.

Taking a while to recover: a case study of a landlord pursuing a tenant for debt download subscription

Shoosmiths 28-Apr-2015

Landlord remedies for pursuing tenants for debts have been subject to major change over the last few years; what are the options now for debt recovery?

Validation of dispositions of property made after the winding up petition weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Apr-2015

If a winding up petition is made to court, any disposition of the company’s property, transfer of shares or alteration in the status of the company’s members is void, if not validated by the court.

The effect of liquidation or dissolution on a fixed-charge receivership weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Apr-2015

What is the effect of liquidation/bankruptcy and dissolution on the ability of a fixed-charge receiver to exercise the powers usually given to a receiver under the LPA or mortgage deed?

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Easier UK entry for US, NZ, Australian, Canadian, Japanese business visitors download subscription

Shoosmiths 5-May-2015

Once accepted onto the Registered Traveller scheme they will enjoy relaxed entry requirements such as using ePassports.

Election 2015: the Conservative inheritance tax proposals download subscription

Goodman Derrick 1-May-2015

Tories plan to raise the IHT threshold to £1m for married couples and civil partners.

Promises, promises... the election and pensions download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-May-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has ploughed through 10 manifestos to see what the parties are offering for employers, savers and pensioners, and outlines the key issues in this briefing.

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Corporate Briefings

Corporate Matters, May: inside information; the validity of earn-outs; and more weblink subscription

Walker Morris 6-May-2015

Also: £90k fine for nominated adviser; ’proper purpose’ for inspecting a register of members; and more.

Top tips for sponsorship agreements download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 6-May-2015

The global sponsorship market is estimated to be worth almost $60bn. Is your business involved in sponsorship? Here are the main legal issues for you to watch out for. 

Consultation – transparency of beneficial ownership of companies in Guernsey download subscription

Ogier 6-May-2015

In response to global initiatives, on the 30 April 2015 the States of Guernsey commenced consultation on the introduction of a central register of beneficial ownership.

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Bankruptcy — vesting of causes of action, hybrid claims and limitation download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 7-Oct-2014

On the making of a bankruptcy order, the bankrupt’s estate vests in the trustee in bankruptcy. However, it is not always clear exactly what falls within the bankrupt’s estate.

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Promises, promises… the election and employment download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-May-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has ploughed through 10 manifestos to see what the parties are offering employers and employees regarding employment. This alert outlines the key issues.

Promises, promises... the election and pensions download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-May-2015

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has ploughed through 10 manifestos to see what the parties are offering for employers, savers and pensioners, and outlines the key issues in this briefing.

Common sense prevails in collective redundancy decision download

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-May-2015

Law returns to pre-Woolworths litigation position; employers must look at the ‘establishment’ question.

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Litigation Briefings

School construction projects – contractor insolvency download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 6-May-2015

The decision to invest in a construction project is a major event for an educational establishment. So, if the contractor becomes insolvent, this can cause significant problems.

Corporate Matters, May: inside information; the validity of earn-outs; and more weblink subscription

Walker Morris 6-May-2015

Also: £90k fine for nominated adviser; ’proper purpose’ for inspecting a register of members; and more.

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Company Briefings

School construction projects – contractor insolvency download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 6-May-2015

The decision to invest in a construction project is a major event for an educational establishment. So, if the contractor becomes insolvent, this can cause significant problems.

Corporate Matters, May: inside information; the validity of earn-outs; and more weblink subscription

Walker Morris 6-May-2015

Also: £90k fine for nominated adviser; ’proper purpose’ for inspecting a register of members; and more.

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    It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.

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    Restructuring firms anticipate a boom when UK interest rates get jacked up and from mandates coming from Asia