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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.


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Linklaters leads for Caffè Nero on CVA

Linklaters is acting for Caffè Nero on the launch of its company voluntary arrangement (CVA). The coffee house chain has become the latest high-profile business casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic and has appointed KPMG as administrators. Linklaters restructuring and insolvency partner Richard Hodgson is leading for Caffè Nero, alongside managing associate Damien Gomez. The chain […]

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Reed Smith says Elphicke investigation “fell short” of standards

A review into how Reed Smith handled misconduct allegations made against former partner Charlie Elphicke in 2005 has found that the firm’s actions “did not meet the standards that we set ourselves and expect today”. The firm launched a review into its investigation after a former colleague told The Guardian about the historical complaint she had made […]

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