No alternative: when might a trustee surrender its discretion? download subscription
Hostile divorce case shows an application to surrender discretion to the Court should not be undertaken lightly.
Enhanced protection for defendants download subscription
Judge proposes that costs budgets should be used as a basis for assessing security.
Italy: focus shifts from liquidation to company preservation download subscription
Lawmakers made a few changes to the concordato rules with the foreseeable result of restricting significantly the access by debtors to the procedure.
Enhanced protection for defendants? download subscription
Being sued 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.
Civil litigation in recent years has been dominated by cases and commentary concerned with costs, court fees, procedure and proportionality.
Alternative dispute resolution – change afoot subscription
Keep causation simple in preliminary issue trials subscription
When is it wrong to trade? subscription
Governing law clauses: shall we go exclusive? subscription
Contract claims – back to the future download subscription
Employers could face claims for historic breaches of contract.
Poland: Changes in the labour law download subscription
On 21 August 2015 an act amending the Polish Labour Code was published in the Journal of Laws.
Agency workers only have a right to be informed about vacancies, not to be treated equally to permanent employees download subscription
In a recent finding the EAT has confirmed the extent of agency workers’ rights under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 in relation to being considered for vacancies alongside permanent employees.
Cyprus IP Box regime: incentives for investment download subscription
Cyprus offers an advantageous regime for businesses investing in IP rights.
Personal bankruptcy limits increase download subscription
A person will no longer be able to be made bankrupt if they fail to pay a judgment debt of as little as £750.
India makes delisting easier download subscription
The Indian securities market regulator, the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has overhauled the regulatory regime for voluntary delisting of companies in India.
Real Estate Briefings
Pension reforms fuel buy-to-let boom download subscription
Landlords looking to buy properties to let now have more than 1,000 mortgage deals available to them, reveals a new report.
The summer boom in the property market download subscription
Both the residential and commercial property sectors are enjoying a post-election summer boom, according to one local property lawyer.
The property market since the election download subscription
Anaerobic digestion can help UK reach renewable energy targets download subscription
The energy derived from waste could help achieve the EU’s target of creating 20 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.
Romania to regulate offshore oil and gas operations download subscription
Romanian authorities have published a draft law on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations.
Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.
Better vendor support is high on the wish list of our e-disclosure panellists, while predictive coding has yet to gain the trust of UK clients and lawyers
The offshore cases so far this year.
PI insurance does not cover parties for all eventualities.
International disputes resolution is growing and it is increasingly important that general counsel, especially in sectors that are not traditionally litigious, learn the various risks of and solutions for handling cross-border disputes.
Demand for ATE cover shows no sign of dwindling as clients continue to use it as a way to spread costs risk, while some experts predict a rise from group litigators
How law firms can adapt to the expanding international arbitration market.
To ensure readers don’t miss key information, we are printing excerpts of the most-read briefings and writers by sector. This week it’s the stars in litigation