litigation

No alternative: when might a trustee surrender its discretion? download subscription

Ogier 1-Sep-2015

Hostile divorce case shows an application to surrender discretion to the Court should not be undertaken lightly.  

Enhanced protection for defendants download subscription

Gateley Plc 1-Sep-2015

Judge proposes that costs budgets should be used as a basis for assessing security. 

Italy: focus shifts from liquidation to company preservation download subscription

NCTM 1-Sep-2015

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

Gateley Plc 27-Aug-2015

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.

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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Contract claims – back to the future download subscription

Gateley Plc 1-Sep-2015

Employers could face claims for historic breaches of contract. 

Poland: Changes in the labour law download subscription

Schoenherr 1-Sep-2015

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

Shepherd and Wedderburn 1-Sep-2015

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. 

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Cyprus IP Box regime: incentives for investment download subscription

Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC 1-Sep-2015

Cyprus offers an advantageous regime for businesses investing in IP rights. 

Personal bankruptcy limits increase download subscription

B P Collins 1-Sep-2015

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

Khaitan & Co 1-Sep-2015

The Indian securities market regulator, the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has overhauled the regulatory regime for voluntary delisting of companies in India. 

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Real Estate Briefings

Pension reforms fuel buy-to-let boom download subscription

B P Collins 1-Sep-2015

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

B P Collins 1-Sep-2015

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

Collyer Bristow 1-Sep-2015

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Energy Briefings

Anaerobic digestion can help UK reach renewable energy targets download subscription

B P Collins 27-Aug-2015

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

Schoenherr 25-Aug-2015

 Romanian authorities have published a draft law on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations.

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