11 March 2020In Woodside and Ratten v Keyworker Homes (North West) Ltd, the High Court considered a directors' appointment of administrators, which was made outside court opening hours. The case was caused by the uncertain and contradictory law that surrounds out-of-hours appointments. The directors of the Keyworker Homes (North West) Ltd (the Company) electronically filed at court a Notice of Appointment (NOA) to appoint Jeremy Woodside and Christopher Ratten as administrators of the Company. The NOA was filed at 6.00pm on 24 October 2019 (out-of-hours), which was accepted by a court clerk at the same...
11 March 2020
The Government’s Expert Panel has now issued a... Read more
11 March 2020
A recent English High Court judgment has provided much... Read more
11 March 2020
It was expected that the collapse last year of the Woodford... Read more
Ducks are a traditional wedding gift in Korea, but before you make that big proposal this Valentine’s Day, it is important that you give some thought to getting your own ducks in a row. We take a look at what you should be thinking about now if you plan to propose this weekend and then […]
Commercial agents are special. They enjoy a unique legal position and enjoy a suite of legal rights and protections . A number of the core rights and protections enjoyed by commercial agents are absolute and will endure regardless of what the commercial agent and principal agree. But what does this mean in practice, and how can you identify whether you are, or have retained, a commercial agent to which such rights apply?
Today the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is still among the most commonly used interest rate benchmarks. However, LIBOR will cease to be available from the end of 2021. All users of LIBOR – both lenders and borrowers – will need to be prepared for this discontinuation. Background In July 2019, the FCA announced that […]
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