STAYINformed – Commercial e-bulletin #7

May 22, 2020

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and legal issues from the commercial team at Exchange Chambers during the Covid-19 lockdown.

In this week’s roundup:

Appointment of administrators: Is the lack of FCA consent prior to appointment a curable defect?
In her latest article, Lisa Feng highlights the key elements of HHJ Davis-White QC’s judgment in Re A.R.G.(Mansfield) Ltd.

Covid-19 and Business Interruption Insurance: The next steps
Following his previous articles on Covid-19 and business interruption insurance, Jonathan Lowe outlines the next steps for policy holders in light of the FCA’s recent statement issued on Friday 15th May.

Essential Documents and Covid-19
In this note Ian Tucker summarises the helpful guidance on remote hearings issued by the Business and Property Court Judges in Manchester. 

Land Registration, Rectification of the Register: When will the Court find that exceptional circumstances justify not rectifying the register?
John Waiting considers the recent Court of Appeal judgment in Dhillon v Barclays Bank Plc and Chief Land Registrar [2020] EWCA Civ 619.

Can you see the join? The Supreme Court gives judgment in the ‘Urns’ case
In this note, Peter Dixon considers this week’s Supreme Court judgment in the long running saga of two listed 18th century lead urns.

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill
Carly Sandbach and Katherine Traynor consider the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (‘CIGB’) issued this week by the UK government, aimed at helping companies that are struggling from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Supreme Court hears argument on whether £14 billion consumer competition class action should proceed against Mastercard
David Went looks at the impact this case will have on other class actions and its influence more generally on how the fledgling competition law class action regime will develop in the UK.

Property law video update: Remote hearings and working in the Covid-19 era
In the sixth instalment of the Property law team’s video legal updates series, Bill Hanbury discusses new legislation on remote hearings and working in the Covid-19 era.

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