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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

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Financings

Denton Hall advised in the creation of a new independent investment company called International Pepsi Cola Bottler Investments

In brief: Law Commission evidence proposals

The Law Commission has proposed changes to evidence given in court about a defendants previous misconduct. Criminal lawyers will have until the 31 October 1996 to provide feedback on the commission’s proposal that a defendant should be given protection against the introduction of evidence of bad character.

Financings

Nabarro Nathanson acted for Stat Plus on its off-market tender to buy back 15 per cent of its ordinary share capital for £8 million.

Compensation scheme badly flawed

The government’s new criminal compensation scheme is riddled with holes, according to the lawyer who overturned the original scheme. Andrew Dismore, who got the first tariff-based criminal compensation scheme of Home Secretary Michael Howard overturned in the House of Lords in 1994, is to publish a critique of the new scheme, in force since last […]

IT Books update

Alison Laferia reports Business and Law on the Internet is a guide to the legal implications of doing business on the Net. The book assesses the potential risks and gives advice on carrying out legally secure activity on the Internet. Written by practising international lawyer Oliver Hance, it covers protection of intellectual property, freedom of […]

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