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Have you been and are you ready for 2015 and 2016 insolvency changes?
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

Part 10 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 ( “SBEEA”) (i) introduced changes to the Insolvency Act 1986 (“IA 86”) which came


New financial obligations for insolvency practitioners
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2015

In recent times, the legal profession has undergone widespread changes at the bequest of previous governments. The most draconian measures have been


“PILON pickles”
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2015

Payments in lieu of notice ("PILON") can solve some problems but in this note I look at some of the pickles that can arise in respect of PILONs


No free will, when it comes to wills?
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2015

The Court of Appeal has handed down the latest decision in a long-running probate dispute which has implications for anyone making a will, or


The emperor’s new wearables
  • Pitmans LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

Once there lived a foolish emperor who was incredibly powerful and fabulously wealthy. Like many fabulously wealthy people, he was also an early


Data protection the new Regulation what does it mean for your business?
  • Pitmans LLP
  • European Union
  • July 15 2015

Three years ago the European Commission proposed a reform of the European Union's data protection rules. The reform involves a draft Regulation


Legal briefing: Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2015

The Defamation Act 2013, and the accompanying Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013, have both now been in force for around eighteen


Directors’ duties and managing risk in the hospitality sector
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

In a jurisdiction with a growing claims culture and increasing regulatory burden, the threat of litigation is just as relevant to directors as to


Legal obligations for users of electrical equipment in the hospitality industry
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

Businesses in the hospitality industry should be aware of the risks, obligations and potential liabilities that arise from ownership and use of


Stop press: IBM Project Waltz legal proceedings
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

On 9 June 2015 a High Court Judge granted IBM permission to appeal aspects of both the breach and remedies Judgments in relation to the "Project