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Serving debtors through social media download subscription

Gateley 20-May-2015

For the first time, a court has permitted a trustee to tell a bankrupt of bankruptcy proceedings by posting on their Facebook page.

Economic pessimism hits record low download subscription

Gateley 7-May-2015

Just 16% expect their personal finances to get worse in the next six months. 

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?

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New free trade zones to encourage investment in China download subscription

Minter Ellison 26-May-2015

China plans new pilot free trade zones (FTZs) for Guangdong, Tianjin and Fujian

Real estate: implications of the new rules on capital gains tax for non-UK residents download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-May-2015

The potential issues and planning considerations.

Can property investment funds be exempt from VAT? download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 26-May-2015

The Advocate General of the CJEU has further defined VAT exemptions applicable to collective investment funds

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Corporate Briefings

Focus on communications mapping download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-May-2015

In this article, Shepherd and Wedderburn takes an in-depth look at one particular tool of the interrogation trade: communications mapping.

How will the Modern Slavery Act affect your business? download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-May-2015

Obligations on businesses to ensure supply chains are slavery-free, including investigating suppliers and intermediaries.

EU referendum for Britain sparks business concerns download subscription

Gateley 26-May-2015

Employment law without the rights and obligations derived from EU Directives would make it a very different world of work

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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.

From the firm of the week

Real estate: implications of the new rules on capital gains tax for non-UK residents download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 26-May-2015

The potential issues and planning considerations.

Damages under a cross-undertaking: Krka award confirmed download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 22-May-2015

£27m award for delays to generic capsules launch is upheld.

The new Stamp Duty rules download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 22-May-2015

Also; significant rises in the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings. 

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Litigation Briefings

New financial services expedited arbitration procedure introduced download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-May-2015

A new expedited arbitration procedure, designed specifically with the financial services sector in mind, seeks to address perceived shortcomings.

Learning lessons from asbestos case download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-May-2015

Zurich v IEG – be aware of the difference in approach between Guernsey- and UK-based claims. 

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Company Briefings

Focus on communications mapping download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-May-2015

In this article, Shepherd and Wedderburn takes an in-depth look at one particular tool of the interrogation trade: communications mapping.

How will the Modern Slavery Act affect your business? download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-May-2015

Obligations on businesses to ensure supply chains are slavery-free, including investigating suppliers and intermediaries.

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    Insolvency – The spillover effect

    Collapsed oil prices and Ebola have hit businesses hard, while European plans to copy UK restructuring tools could challenge British courts’ dominant role.

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    Barclays ready for battle over Dewey debts

    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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    Insolvency: Go for broke

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