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RED Alert — spring 2014: quick tips — waving the red flag: early warning signs that tenants might be struggling
In order to maximise their position and prospects of recovery, landlords should ensure that they are fully on top of their tenants’ rent accounts and well advised from an early stage.
RED Alert — spring 2014: excluding liability for misrepresentation — ‘he said/she said’ is not a good argument
This judgment sets out a useful examination of the factors that are relevant in determining whether or not a non-reliance clause satisfies the ‘reasonableness test’.
RED Alert — spring 2014: take a break — Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey)
The appeal of the High Court’s decision in Marks and Spencer v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) was heard by the Court of Appeal on 25 March.
This decision is a very useful reminder of how Part 36 will be applied by the courts and how serious the consequences can be.
Taylor Wessing previously considered the decision of the court allowing a tenant to remove even very heavy industrial items. This decision has now been overturned.
RED Alert — spring 2014: severe costs consequences for failure to mediate: when silence is not golden
The Court of Appeal recently looked at how the court should deal with a party who fails to respond to an invitation to participate in alternative dispute resolution.
Section 306 of the Insolvency Act 1986 provides that a bankrupt’s estate shall vest immediately in the trustee in bankruptcy and no registration is required to effect that vesting.
A guarantor will be released from liability if the parties to the contract that is guaranteed vary its terms if it does not confirm its obligations.
Taylor Wessing’s private equity group has advised Electra Partners on the acquisition of audio mixing console manufacturer Calrec from D&M Holdings.
Following the 2014 Budget, Taylor Wessing has set out a summary of some of the main announcements.
Taylor Wessing has advised Brentford FC on the successful planning application for a new 20,000-seat stadium.
Edward Cooper and Jill Carey discuss how businesses can avoid certain pitfalls when renewing a commercial lease.
Ian McEwan and Jill Carey provide a summary of the issues that should be taken into account by a company when planning an exit strategy.
Where administrators use leasehold premises for the benefit of the administration, they should pay the rent attributable to that period as an expense of the administration.
In the current market, private equity sponsors are increasingly looking at initial public offerings (IPOs) as a real exit option for their portfolio investments.
Some of the UK’s largest landlords have overturned previous High Court cases that had allowed insolvent tenants to continue trading from their premises without paying rent.
Taylor Wessing has acted on behalf of Lord and Lady Tanlaw and their family trusts in relation to the sale of Fandstan Electric Group to New York-listed Wabtec.
Taylor Wessing has been named one of eprivateclient’s Top 25 Most Admired Companies.
Taylor Wessing has advised Delfingen Industry on the acquisition of Langendorf Textil and its subsidiary MBG Techbelt Innovation.
Where a counterparty was entitled to specific performance of a contract with a company prior to its entry into administration, the counterparty should still be entitled to specific performance.