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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

Jul 2020
PCB news

PCB’s insolvency partner, David Harby, discusses the new provisions governing the new freestanding moratorium introduced to the Insolvency Act 1986 by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, which is likely to be of significant interest to directors of companies in financial distress. Continue reading here.

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Governing the new freestanding moratorium

Jul 2020
PCB news

PCB’s insolvency partner, David Harby, discusses the new provisions governing the new freestanding moratorium introduced to the Insolvency Act 1986 by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, which is likely to be of significant interest to directors of companies in financial distress. Click here to continue reading.

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Recovering sovereign wealth and assets from kleptocrats

Jul 2020
PCB news

Priyanka Kapoor, Partner in the White Collar Crime and Fraud practice at PCB Litigation, shares her thoughts on recovering sovereign wealth and assets from kleptocrats. Read the full article here.

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SENIOR ASSOCIATE APPOINTMENT

Jul 2020
PCB news

PCB is pleased to announce that Steven Bird has been promoted to Senior Associate.

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PCB Announcement

Jun 2020
Latest news

Burford Capital and PCB Litigation announce innovative portfolio financing and equity transaction. To read the full announcement, click here.

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Company funding of unfair prejudice petitions

Jun 2020
PCB news

Natalie Todd and Anastasia Tropsha review a recent judgment of Andrew Lenon QC, which clarified the position in relation to company funding of unfair prejudice petitions and associated proceedings. This article was first published on LexisPSL on 17 June 2020. Read the full article, here.

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CoP that! Will the new Confirmation of Payee system reduce Authorised Push Payment fraud?

Jun 2020
PCB news

Jon Felce discusses the banking sector’s implementation of Confirmation of Payee and potential claims that may arise as a result. Read the full story here.

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Seeking further disclosure—pre-action disclosure and Norwich Pharmacal relief

Jun 2020
PCB news

Jon Felce’s analysis of a recent case concerning pre-action disclosure and Norwich Pharmacal relief was published by Lexis®PSL on 29 May 2020. To read the full article, click here.

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A Journey into the Known

Jun 2020
PCB news

Natalie Todd and Anastasia Tropsha review a recent judgment of Stuart-Smith J, which clarified the position in relation to the continuing obligation to disclose known and unknown adverse documents pursuant to CPR PD 51U. This article was first published on LexisPSL on 2 June 2020.

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The risk of dissipation on WFOs

Jun 2020
PCB news

PCB Associate Joshua Oxley analyses a recent case concerning the risk of dissipation on WFOs when something less than dishonesty is alleged. Click here to read the full article.

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Elu v Floorweald Ltd

Jun 2020
PCB news

Steven Bird discusses the recent case of Elu v Floorweald Ltd [2020] EWHC 1222 (QB) (15 May 2020) that involved the intoxicating mix of allegedly fake repairmen invoices, a damp flat in Kent and a fraud claim that failed (but may not have needed to). Click here to read the full article.

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Official Receiver v Skeene & Bowers

Jun 2020
PCB news

David Harby and Harman Gill discuss the recent decision in Official Receiver v Skeene & Bowers, where the Insolvency and Companies Court provided guidance on whether or not affidavits and exhibits filed in previous legal proceedings are subject to an implied undertaking that they are not to be disclosed to third parties without the Court’s permission. Read the article, here.

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