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Bankruptcies fall to 25-year low download subscription

B P Collins 31-Jul-2015

Bankruptcies across England and Wales have fallen to their lowest level in a quarter of a century.

Quality of debt-management advice: room for improvement download subscription

Eversheds 17-Jul-2015

The FCA thematic review 15/8 focuses on the level of compliance with existing Consumer Credit Sourcebook rules as based on the Office of Fair Trading’s former Debt Management Guidance.

Consumer Protection Bill 2015: is this really consumer protection? download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 14-Jul-2015

The Bill will regulate the servicers of credit rather than the owners of the credit, creating a new category of regulated business in Ireland – credit servicing.

Time for change: insolvency proceedings and the new regulation download subscription

11 Stone Buildings 23-Jun-2015

This article considers the problems which have been identified in respect of Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings and how a new regulation to be adopted addresses those problems.

From care homes to care at home? download subscription

Gateley Plc 12-Jun-2015

Occupancy rates at full-service care homes have been falling since 2006. 

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12 things to know about construction in Central Asia and Caucasus download subscription

Colibri Law Firm 26-Aug-2015

The construction industry in post-Soviet countries is significantly different from the construction industry of the West – foreign contractors must be prepared for a different environment.

Ambitious initiatives of Kazakhstan download subscription

Colibri Kazakhstan 26-Aug-2015

The special economic zone is targeted to be created on the territory of EXPO-2017 International Specialized Exhibition. 

Tapered annual allowance and pension input period changes download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 21-Aug-2015

From 6 April 2016 the Annual Allowance for those with ‘adjusted incomes’ over £150k will be reduced down to a minimum of £10k. ‘

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Corporate Briefings

Legal due diligence: top tips for sellers download subscription

Shoosmiths 27-Aug-2015

Shoosmiths offers its top tips for a seller responding to legal due diligence enquiries, to make the process as focused, cost-effective and efficient as possible. 

Mergers and acquisitions: a guide to UK and EU competition law for overseas clients download subscription

Collyer Bristow 26-Aug-2015

Where two or more businesses merge their activities, clearance from UK and EU authorities may be required. This guide focuses on UK merger control. 

The lingering gender pay gap download subscription

No5 Chambers 26-Aug-2015

Jessica Smeaton looks at the government’s new consultation paper and the impact on large employers.

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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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Get ‘pensions ready’ this summer: part four – discrimination and pension schemes download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 25-Aug-2015

 An essential guide to getting ‘pensions ready’ in a month.

Tapered annual allowance and pension input period changes download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 21-Aug-2015

From 6 April 2016 the Annual Allowance for those with ‘adjusted incomes’ over £150k will be reduced down to a minimum of £10k. ‘

Insolvency litigation briefing, Aug 2015: investment bank goes bust; and more download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 20-Aug-2015

Special administrators allowed to make a final distribution of client money despite disputed and unidentified claims; and more. 

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Litigation Briefings

Enhanced protection for defendants? download subscription

Gateley Plc 27-Aug-2015

Being suid is bad, but it’s worse if you are running up substantial costs in defending a claim while in fear that the claimant may not have the means to compensate you if you win.

A pre-Jackson case providing a possible way to save costs and resolve disputes quicker weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Aug-2015

Civil litigation in recent years has been dominated by cases and commentary concerned with costs, court fees, procedure and proportionality.

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Company Briefings

Bona Vacantia land and mortgagees download subscription

Gateley Plc 27-Aug-2015

The Bona Vacantia Department of the Government Legal Department has now set out new guidelines.

Legal due diligence: top tips for sellers download subscription

Shoosmiths 27-Aug-2015

Shoosmiths offers its top tips for a seller responding to legal due diligence enquiries, to make the process as focused, cost-effective and efficient as possible. 

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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



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