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Corporate Voluntary Arrangements. A legitimate tool?

There has been much press coverage of late about corporate voluntary arrangements and the retail trade. Corporate voluntary arrangements came into existence under the Insolvency Act 1986. The relevant sections are 1 to 7 inclusive. [...]

June 13th, 2019|Legal Updates|0 Comments

Commercial property & non-residents – significant change

A significant change to the taxation on non-residents owning commercial property is to be introduced from April 2019. The rules follow the change in legislation for UK residential property that come into force in April 2015. [...]

March 12th, 2019|Legal Updates, News|0 Comments

Taking exception to exceptional conduct: costs in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court

One of the key features of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (“IPEC”) is that the costs recoverable are subject to costs caps both for particular stages of the litigation and for the overall costs, providing [...]

January 16th, 2019|Legal Updates|0 Comments

Additional damages in contempt proceedings – Case Digest – Court of Appeal – Phonographic Performance Limited v Ellis

Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) obtained an injunction against the Defendant preventing him from playing (or authorising the playing of) PPL’s  sound recordings in public without PPL’s licence.  Notwithstanding the injunction, the infringements continued and PPL [...]

December 18th, 2018|Legal Updates, News|0 Comments