4 Stone Buildings publishes third edition of ‘Litigation in the Time of Covid-19′

4 Stone Buildings has published the third edition of its free-to-download e-book entitled “Litigation in the Time of Covid-19: Legal issues in commerce, finance and insolvency”. The e-book contains extensive analysis into the key issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the latest legal developments, in contract, corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, company

Court of Appeal rules on the interpretation of standard form loan documentation

Judgment has recently been given in a dispute over the correct interpretation of standard form contractual wording on which a debtor sought to rely in order to avoid his payment obligations by reference to the risk of incurring secondary US sanctions.  The judgment in Lamesa Investment Ltd v. Cynergy Bank Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 821

4 Stone Buildings publishes second edition of ‘Litigation in the Time of Covid-19′

Litigation in the time of Covid-19

4 Stone Buildings has published the second edition of its free-to-download e-book entitled “Litigation in the Time of Covid-19: Legal issues in commerce, finance and insolvency”. The e-book contains extensive analysis into the key issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the latest legal developments, in corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, company law

High Court rules on adequacy of deed of indemnity as security for costs

Judgment has recently been handed down in the appeal in Infinity Distribution Ltd v The Khan Partnership LLP [2020] EWHC 1657 (Ch). The appellant appealed against an order that an ATE insurance-backed deed of indemnity was adequate and acceptable security for its costs, because of the appellant’s potential adverse costs exposure relating to the costs

4 Stone Buildings publishes ‘Litigation in the Time of Covid-19’ e-book

Litigation in the time of Covid-19

4 Stone Buildings has today published a free-to-download e-book entitled “Litigation in the Time of Covid-19: Legal issues in commerce, finance and insolvency”. The first edition of the e-book contains extensive analysis into the key issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the latest legal developments, in corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, company

4 Stone Buildings Webinar Series: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

To continue our series of coronavirus related webinars, Albert Sampson and Guy Olliff-Cooper will be presenting “Regime Change – The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill”. The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill includes some of the most dramatic changes to UK insolvency law since the Enterprise Act 2002. This is not just a response to Coronavirus:

COVID-19 Update

The situation in relation to the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve rapidly. As a chambers, we are maintaining our commitment to ensuring that our members, staff and clients remain safe during these uncertain times.  We are continuing to comply with government guidance in this respect. Our clerks room continues to operate as normal and our members

HIGH COURT OVERTURNS MOISES GERTNER BANKRUPTCY ORDER

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In the latest judgment in the long-running bankruptcy proceedings against businessman Moises Gertner,  Mr Justice Marcus Smith has set aside a bankruptcy order made last year by Chief ICC Judge Briggs. The Court ruled that Judge Briggs had taken into account immaterial factors in the exercise of his discretion, and that the bankruptcy petition ought to be

4 Stone Buildings to present Covid-19 Webinar in DIFC

In conjunction with the DIFC Academy, Alastair Tomson and Zara McGlone will be presenting their “COVID-19 and Contracts” webinar in the DIFC on 13 May 2020. The webinar will explore the different legal issues which are likely to affect parties’ ability to perform contractual obligations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. More information about