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UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: General meetings and restructuring

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: General meetings and corporate restructuring A new bill, placed before Parliament on 20 May 2020, has been designed to offer protection to businesses and support the UK economy. The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill will allow companies in difficulty to benefit from a range of steps to

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: General meetings and restructuring2020-06-01T11:47:45+01:00

UK Government publishes new guidance on contractual behaviour during the Covid-19 pandemic

UK Government publishes new guidance for contractual behaviour during the Covid-19 pandemic In May 2020, the Government issued guidance on responsible contractual behaviour in dealing with the performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the Covid-19 emergency. The document is not legally binding, however, parties are strongly encouraged to follow its guidance for

UK Government publishes new guidance on contractual behaviour during the Covid-19 pandemic2020-05-22T12:10:31+01:00

The contractual implications of Coronavirus: Can it be a force majeure event?

The contractual implications of Coronavirus: Can it be a force majeure event? As governments scramble to contain the coronavirus and the World Health Organisation labels as a global pandemic, businesses are facing the fact that contracts they have entered into in good faith may not now be performed. With some areas in quarantine,

The contractual implications of Coronavirus: Can it be a force majeure event?2020-05-10T15:23:39+01:00

Understanding bankruptcy and the matrimonial home: What are the risks I should be aware of?

Bankruptcy and the matrimonial home – what are risks you should be aware of? What is bankruptcy? In its very basic form, where an individual is made bankrupt, their assets will be collected by the Official Receiver or Trustee in Bankruptcy (“TiB”) for the benefit of unsecured creditors. Is your home at risk

Understanding bankruptcy and the matrimonial home: What are the risks I should be aware of?2020-05-14T12:44:51+01:00