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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


Hogan Lovells, HSF and Milbank on call in £600m jurisdiction challenge

A group of high-profile financial institutions have triumphed in a jurisdiction challenge against the Kuwaiti state pension fund in a mammoth fraud matter worth over £600m. In an eagerly anticipated judgment, Mr Justice Henshaw ruled in favour of the defendants that fought for the challenge in a four-day hearing in July. This proved a significant […]

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WFW resumes profit distributions and reviews salaries

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has restarted its profits distributions to partners and relaxed a series of other contingency measures enacted during the pandemic. In April, the firm had suspended distributions in line with other firms’ decisions, but the firm has now given the greenlight to upcoming rounds. In addition, salary reviews and bonuses have […]

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