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When The Tide Goes Out Get ready for a post-pandemic surge in the UK

United Kingdom - May 13 2021 Few things go together as naturally as fraud and insolvency. The pattern is now well rehearsed: scams pile up unnoticed while money flows in the good…

Simon Jerrum

Directors duties - The Privy Council overturns concurrent findings of fact of its lower courts

United Kingdom - March 30 2021 The Privy Council has recently handed down its decision in the case of Byers v Chen Ningning [2021] UKPC 4. The decision provides an example of the…

Cross-class cram down after DeepOcean: what creditors need to know about the new UK regime

United Kingdom - February 20 2021 The UK's new "restructuring plan" was enacted in June 2020.This highly-anticipated regime introduced (for the first time into English Law) a tongue…

David Chalcraft, Simon Jerrum

English high court limits quincecare duty in app fraud cases

United Kingdom - February 4 2021 In its recent judgment, the English High Court has confirmed that a bank's Quincecare duty (i.e. The duty to act with reasonable care and skill when…

Nicola Gare

The English Supreme Court’s landmark decision reflects on reflective loss

United Kingdom - August 5 2020 In a landmark decision that departs from nearly 40 years' of case law, the Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the reflective loss principle…

Nicola Gare