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Setting aside a Notice of Intention to appoint an Administrator by a Director (‘NOI’)

The Court of Appeal has given a recent judgement setting aside an NOI. That was in the following case: JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Limited v. Davis Haulage Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 267 that is reported here: http://cases.iclr.co.uk/Subscr/search.aspx?docID=WLRD2017-265. Lord … Continue reading

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The Power of Trade Marks for Your Small Business – A David Vs. Goliath Story

In 1999 an SME called Comic Enterprises Ltd (“CEL”) registered a series of trade marks which featured the words “The Glee Club”. They ran and operated entertainment venues under this name with some success, expanding their business and opening venues … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend – CONTRAVENTION OF DIRECTOR DISQUALIFICATION

This is the next in the series of blogs for the Director’s Friend. INTRODUCTION If a director of an insolvent company is investigated by the Insolvency Service, an application for director disqualification follows and an order or undertaking is obtained. … Continue reading

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Big Business: Pay your debts or risk damage to your reputation

On the 4th of May the Enterprise Act 2016 received Royal Asset. The Act established the role of the Small Business Commissioner to support small businesses, in particular, in relation to disputes with larger businesses. As part of this role, … Continue reading

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Companies countdown to new transparency regulations

Companies are on a countdown to comply with new regulations around transparency of ownership. As part of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, unlisted UK companies and LLPs will have to identify those people with significant control over … Continue reading

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Battle of forms highlights a hard truth for company contracts

Two companies who went to court in an argument over whose terms and conditions applied to a contract between them, have both lost out. The ruling from the High Court has said that neither company made enough efforts to deliver … Continue reading

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