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Game on – A “pay as you go” system for commercial rent during insolvency?

A legal dispute over whether unpaid rent from stores occupied by the collapsed Game group can be recovered as an administration expense is heading for the Court of Appeal.
18 July 2013

Victory for Barclay brothers in battle for control of top London hotels

The Court of Appeal unanimously rejects a third claim brought by Irish property developer Mr Patrick McKillen, challenging the Barclay brothers’ attempt to control Coroin Limited. 
09 July 2013


New time limit for procurement-related judicial review

Dissatisfied with a public procurement decision? The new time limit leaves little time to do much about it with claimants being warned it may be too late by the time a procurement decision is made.
09 July 2013


Update: All monies guarantees ; do what they say on the tin

This is an update on the High Court decision on National Merchant Buying Society Limited v Bellamy and another on personal guarantees being enforceable despite variations to the underlying contract.
02 July 2013


Olympic Airlines: Failed secondary insolvency proceedings

The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by the trustees of a UK pension scheme to commence secondary insolvency proceedings to obtain statutory protection for UK members after its insolvency.
02 July 2013

Court of Appeal returns judgement on Lehmans pensions regulatory proceedings

A recent court of appeal judgement confirms that a pension scheme trustee is entitled to refer the issue of a financial support direction (fsd) to the upper tribunal.
28 June 2013

Limited scope for Judicial Review of a regulator's disciplinary proceedings

Courts back FCA's investigative and enforcement action and signal an unwillingness to allow those prosecuted by the FCA to go outside the statutory process to challenge the FCA's decision making.
25 June 2013


When is failing to document a settlement at mediation negligent?

Andrew Burnette and Georgina Shaw comment on a solicitor’s obligations to capture agreements in binding contracts and to advise a client when agreements reached are subject to later perfection.
25 June 2013

Can a public authority appoint another public authority without procuring?

The European Court rejects an attempt by two German public authorities (city and regional authorities in Düren) to use procurement process exemptions.
21 June 2013

High Court allows the SFO to withdraw admission of liability in Tchenguiz brothers case

High Court allows the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to withdraw a previous admission that it had committed trespass as a result of executing unlawful search warrants against the Tchenguiz brothers. 
20 June 2013

Disputes on statutory transfer schemes

Courts are currently considering the effect of a statutory transfer scheme on the rights enjoyed by the old public utilities.
20 June 2013

Early encouragement for FCA intervention

The Court of Appeal decision in R (on the application of Christopher Willford) v FSA [2012]EWHC 1417 (Admin) provides early encouragement to the FSA’s successor, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
17 June 2013

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