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05 February 2020
This article is to update you on, and explain the expected timing as to, the changes in company law for private and overseas companies to be brought about by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. In practice, only companies with a connection to the EEA will be impacted and the action points for them will be fairly minimal.
22 January 2020
If so, do you have the necessary consents in place?
Brexit – the post Halloween picture as to the minor changes in company law for private and overseas companies01 November 2019
Now that we didn’t leave the EU on 31 October 2019, this article is to update you on, and explain the timing as to, the few changes in company law for private and overseas companies, to be brought about by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. In practice, only companies with a connection to the EEA will be impacted and the action points for them will be fairly minimal.
24 April 2019
Evidently not for some…
13 November 2018
When appointing administrators out of court, there is requirement to specify the date and time the appointment is made. This is a development arising since April 2017 as a result of the Insolvency Rules 2016 coming into force. Given that appointments are generally effective at the point of filing, it has been unclear how (absent a crystal ball) practitioners should address the requirement when preparing the Notice of Appointment form. A recent High Court decision resolves the issue, confirming that a notice making reference to a future filing is acceptable.
25 October 2018
The UK Government is implementing measures to strengthen corporate governance and insolvency laws. The aim is to increase accountability, improve creditor protection and promote company rescue. This note comments on a selection of the proposals which were published at the end of the summer.
Liquidator loses protection of a freezing order following serious failings at earlier ex parte hearing14 May 2018
In Banca Turco Romana S.A. (in liquidation) v Cortuk and Others, the Commercial Court in London has underlined the need for applicants to give full and frank disclosure when seeking relief at ex parte (without notice) hearings.