Tom Hall, Senior Associate - Litigation and Head of Restructuring & Insolvency at BPE Solicitors and Pete Frost, Partner at Hazlewoods disucss the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill which received Royal Assent on 25 June, making it an Act. This signals the single largest change to the corporate governance and insolvency framework in the past two to three decades.
In recent times, it has been the case that the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution has been encouraged, but has not been mandatory. The surge in demand for access to justice post-COVID-19 will create inevitable strains on the Court System, making the need to embrace the innovative and collaborative processes that COVID-19 has required, such as ADR, all the more important.Read More
In this article, Thomas Hall (Senior Associate, Litigation and Head of Restructuring and Insolvency) and Heyma Holmes (Partner and joint Head of Employment) consider the implications of the case of Re Carluccio’s Limted (in administration), from an employment and insolvency perspective.Read More
Tom Hall and Dale Williams discuss a directors' duties and the scrutiny they should put their proposed acts under in the face of COVID-19Read More
These are unprecedented times that are likely to have wide-reaching and profound consequences for our society. BPE's Restructuring and Insolvency Team is here to help businesses to come out the other side of COVID-19 leaner and more resilient.Read More
Mediation remains a powerful and well-known, if still under-used, method of settling disputes between parties as an alternative to Court or Tribunal action (Alternative Dispute Resolution or, simply, ADR).Read More