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Landlord’s threats of legal action amounted to harassment of tenant

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v Worthington (1) and Parkin (2) alerts landlords to the risk of their dealings with tenants amounting to unlawful harassment.  Housing Management and Litigation experts Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan explain and offer practical advice, which will be of particular interest for social housing providers […]

Cabot SPR appeal: A welcome outcome for unsecured lenders in Scotland

Walker Morris partner Rob Aberdein explains an appeal allowed by the Sheriff Appeal Court which clarifies that the “interventionist and problem-solving approach” required of sheriffs under the new Simple Procedure Rules Simple Procedure Rules (SPR) for low value claims does not extend to undefended claims.  The appeal concerned a number of test cases and will […]

Industry responds to SME access to the FOS

The FCA last week published a suite of responses it has received to a consultation paper (CP18/3) released in January this year setting out the FCA’s proposed changes to the jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to open the FOS complaints resolution process to small businesses (SMEs). The fourteen responses published come from a […]

Cyber security, separation and self-protection online

Social media has many benefits, enabling us to keep in touch with old and new friends alike, sharing special moments with ‘followers’, organising events or tracking exercise progress. However, there is a dark side to the web.  Every click, post or search adds to your very own digital footprint, this leaves everyone vulnerable to exploitation. […]

Romanian companies will be able to distribute dividends on a quarterly basis

The Romanian Parliament recently approved the Law on the Amendment and Completion of the Accounting Law No. 82/1991, Amendment and Completion of the Companies Law No. 31/1990 and Amendment and Completion of Law No. 1/2005, on the organisation and functioning of cooperative companies. Before entering into force, the law will have to be promulgated by […]

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Pensions News — February 2013

DLA Piper reports on the latest developments in pensions legislation, guidance and case law, as well as other developments on the horizon in the coming months. Contents Employers’ duties The Pensions Regulator The Pension Protection Fund DWP Legislation Other news On the horizon Contact details If you are registered and logged in to the site, […]

DLA Piper releases its European Acquisition Finance Debt Report for 2013

Bolstered by strong balance sheets and the availability of cheap finance, the market saw more deals completed last year compared with 2011. According to four out of five respondents to our fourth annual survey, there was sufficient liquidity to get mid-market deals financed, although fewer transactions values exceeded the £150m mark. Adverse conditions clearly continued […]

US court accepts personal jurisdiction defence in enforcement proceedings

In First Investment Corporation of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd (First Investment), a US court recently refused to recognize and enforce an arbitral award issued against two entities from the People’s Republic of China on the basis that the court lacked personal jurisdiction over those entities. The court also refused to abrogate […]

Karanovic & Nikolic works with SAM and Microsoft to organise business breakfast

Karanovic & Nikolic has co-operated with the Serbian Association of Managers (SAM) and Microsoft Serbia to organise a business breakfast on the topic of ‘The New World of Work — Impact on Productivity, Culture and Employee Satisfaction’. Presentations were given to approximately 50 attendees on subjects such as the use, importance and range of modern […]

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Winckworth Sherwood replaces senior and finance partners

Winckworth Sherwood has elected new senior and finance partners while handing another term to managing partner Roger Fitton. Charities lawyer John Rees has been chosen as senior partner while corporate lawyer Richard Tinham as finance partner. Fitton has ben re-elected after his ten years at the helm. Fitton leads the firm’s development and regeneration practice. […]

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