30 April 2021
A guide to pre-pack sales and the new reforms
Andrew Watling, a Managing Director in our Southampton office, provides an insight into the background of pre-packs and changes to legislation that are to be introduced from 30 April 2021 in answer to longstanding concerns surrounding their use.
28 April 2021
Retail and leisure: reinventing the wheel
We’re now into the third week of non-essential retailers opening their doors to the public. According to figures from Springboard, footfall at UK retail destinations soared by 155.2 per cent week-on-week, while footfall rose 202.4 per cent in central London on reopening day, compared to the same day in 2019.
27 April 2021
The combination of Brexit and the pandemic has done severe damage to several sectors. For agri-businesses, it’s been more the former than the latter, but recovery is on the horizon, despite these and other challenges. Simon Campbell, restructuring specialist and a managing director in our Restructuring & Insolvency team, looks at what the industry has on its plate.
03 April 2021
ThirdSpace - Disposal to private equity backed business
ThirdSpace is the UK’s leading professional services provider of Microsoft identity and cyber security solutions.
29 March 2021
Strengthening the expert determination process
Expert Determination (“ED”) is a binding dispute resolution process whereby both parties sign up and agree to have issues in dispute determined by a suitable expert. It is a contractual process. It can be agreed in contract documents prepared before a dispute ever arises or can be later agreed to settle a dispute. It is most appropriate where the issues are not issues of law but are issues that a technical expert such as an accountant or surveyor can determine.
25 March 2021
The return of the hospitality and leisure sector
The UK’s hospitality and leisure sector has been severely damaged by the pandemic in a number of ways, including the ‘stop-start’ nature of lockdowns.
24 March 2021
A guide to pursuing non-performing loans
The pursuit of non-performing loans, especially where fraud is involved, often appears to be a tricky undertaking – to the point that some may decide to avoid it. But with the application of specialist knowledge and expertise, it is much less of a challenge than might be anticipated. Angela Barkhouse, managing director and lead of our Cayman business and a leading expert in cross-border asset recovery, considers the key issues.
24 March 2021
Reaching new heights
History demonstrates the ability of the aviation and aerospace sectors to rise to the challenges posed by global economic events. While the sector may have been decimated by coronavirus, there is no doubt it will adapt and thrive once again. Paul Zalkin, a managing director in our insolvency and restructuring practice explains why.