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Where an individual is an undischarged bankrupt (or a discharged bankrupt subject to a bankruptcy restrictions order or undertaking), they are subject...
8th Apr
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Why is it relevant?The question may arise in the context of a security review or formulating an enforcement strategy for the realisation of assets of...
8th Apr
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Where is it relevant?Paragraph 14(1) of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) allows the holder of a qualifying floating charge in respect...
8th Apr
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On 23 April 2020, the UK government announced it would legislate to temporarily ban statutory demands and winding-up petitions. This was supplemented...
Produced in partnership with Stephen Dillion and Farhana Young of Gosschalks 8th Apr
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With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continuing to cause significant economic turmoil, many listed companies may need to raise funds quickly...
8th Apr
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On 26 March 2021 Companies House announced that the automatic filing extensions granted by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA) 2020 for...
8th Apr
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Where an electronic document review platform is, or can be, used to prepare a party’s disclosure, the closure of their instructing solicitor’s offices...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Apr
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
8th Apr
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Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory instruments (Brexit SIs) are formally laid in...
8th Apr
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Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
8th Apr
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) inserted section 233B into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) as part of a package of...
Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have been served pursuant a force majeure clause in that contract. The...
Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
8th Apr
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What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a force majeure clause or it does but the applicable force majeure event is not...
8th Apr
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to trade in goods...
8th Apr
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While a force majeure certificate from China could not bind the English courts in their determination of whether such an event had occurred for the...
Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Apr

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