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Covid-19 Ireland: Support extended credit guarantee scheme and new pandemic fund

On 2 May 2020 the Irish Government agreed a suite of important measures to further support affected small, medium and larger businesses. These include a €2 billion COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme to support bank lending to small and medium sized enterprises and a new €2 billion Pandemic Stabilisation and Recovery Fund to support medium and large enterprises.

Use of Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme by companies in administration: Debenhams

In a judgment handed down on 6th May 2020 in Re Debenhams Retail Ltd (in administration) [2020] EWCA Civ 600, the Court of Appeal provided confirmation on the implications for office holders and insolvent estates of using the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations, following the previous first instance decisions on the issue in Re Carluccio’s Ltd [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch) and Re Debenhams Retail Ltd [2020] EWHC 921 (Ch). Matthew Weaver considers the judgment and its implications in this briefing.

Use of Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme by companies in administration: Carluccio’s

In a judgment handed down on Monday 13th April 2020 in Re Carluccio’s Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch), Snowden J considered the application of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations both as a matter of principle and in respect of the logistics and practicalities involved for office holders. Matthew Weaver considers the judgment and its implications in this briefing.

Green is good – a Channel Islands perspective

Fiona Le Poidevin, CEO of The International Stock Exchange Group, explores how the Channel Islands are utilising experience and expertise to make a significant impact in global green and sustainable finance initiatives.


Siobhan Riley

Riley, Siobhan

Siobhan Riley acts for many Channel Islands-based trust companies, advising on issues relating to the establishment and operation of private and commercial trust structures. She also acts for a number of private trust companies, family offices and high-net-worth individuals and is regularly instructed by lawyers around the world to advise on Jersey trust law matters. […]


Ince & Co cuts 10 in shipping and finance

Ince & Co has confirmed it is to cut 10 shipping and finance fee earners and six secretarial staff following its redundancy consultation launched in February. The business support staff were offered voluntary redundancy but the consultation with fee earners had no voluntary aspect and was expected to be quicker. All ten have now left […]

John Kelleher

Kelleher, John

John Kelleher specialises in litigation and property work. His litigation specialisms include public law and judicial review, law of contract, property law, planning law and general commercial litigation. He is a recognised leader in Jersey contract law and Jersey customary law. The many high-profile cases he has acted on include Les Pas Holdings Ltd v […]

Japanese investment will raise Indian concerns, says Eversheds

Parmjit Singh, head of the India business group at Eversheds, has commented following Sun Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition of Ranbaxy. Singh said that many in India will be concerned to see this announcement, as many see investment by Japanese companies as key to improving FDI flows into India and to help grow domestic GDP. ‘Is this an indication […]

Marcus Pallot

Pallot, Marcus

Marcus Pallot’s practice area includes breach of trust and contractual disputes. He also has a focus on banking and regulatory work for clients located within the island comprising Jersey regulated banks, financial institutions and other regulated entities. Pallot has a particular reputation for his ability to act practically and pragmatically, whether that is by way […]

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