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  • Rupture brutale de relations commerciales établies: vers une réduction de la durée de préavis retenue par les juridictions du fond?

    Article

    Submitted: 20 November 2017

    La grande majorité des directions juridiques a été confrontée, au moins une fois, à une demande d’indemnisation judiciaire ou précontentieuse fondée sur une prétendue rupture brutale de relation commerciale tel que définie à l’article L.442-6, I, 5° du Code de commerce.

  • Rescue financing: first blood?

    Article

    Submitted: 14 November 2017

    On 08 November 2017, the Singapore High Court issued its judgment in Re Attilan Group Ltd [2017] SGHC 283. This is the first reported judgment by a Singapore Court on the rescue finance provisions introduced pursuant to the 2017 debt restructuring amendments to the Singapore Companies Act. We discuss three key takeaways from that judgment.

  • Trouble in the supply chain: sub-contractor insolvency

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 10 November 2017

    ​This blog post considers some practical implications from an insurance angle. In September 2017, the UK construction industry contracted for the first time in over a year. With Brexit delaying some investment plans, there is also a degree of uncertainty in the industry, and, of course, the risk that some construction companies may be forced into insolvency.

  • Are architects obliged to advise on budget? The recent professional indemnity judgment and the implications for duty of care

    Article

    Submitted: 02 November 2017

    We review a recent professional indemnity judgment in Riva Properties Ltd and others v Foster + Partners Ltd [2017] EWHC 2574 (TCC) in which the scope of an architect’s duty to take budget into account in producing its design was considered, together with the causative impact of the global financial crisis.

  • New draft rule on disclosure unveiled

    Article

    Submitted: 02 November 2017

    A completely revised rule for disclosure in the English Courts has been published for consultation, with a pilot scheme in Rolls Building Courts scheduled for 2018.

  • The 16th Annual Review of the Arbitration Act

    Conference

    Event date: 06 December 2017

    Our panellists will look back at recent decisions relating to the Arbitration Act 1996, with a particular focus on the Court’s powers in support of arbitral proceedings and tribunal’s powers to regulate its own proceedings. They will also discuss future developments and potential areas of reform.

  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q4 2017 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 01 November 2017

    The Q4 2017 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Dispute Resolution for Asset Management and Investment Funds

    Seminar

    Submitted: 25 October 2017

    This session covers competition / collusion, pricing governance / fair treatment of customers, performance reporting, errors, controlling communications and privilege and Senior Managers Regime.

  • Autumn Legal Business Update 2017 Restricted access

    Conference

    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 22 September 2017

    Learn about a broad range of topical issues relevant to financial institutions, asset managers and investment funds, from lawyers across many disciplines.

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