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Corrs Chambers Westgarth | Australia | 22 Oct 2021

TGIF 22 October 2021 - Submitted for your approval: Entry into post-liquidation agreements

This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Re Aviation 3030 Pty Ltd (in liq) [2021] FCA 1244 on section…
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Birketts LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Jan 2021

Room with a View - Execution of deeds - all change for the Land Registry

The witness must be physically present when the deed is signed. Only then and once completed can it be registered with HM Land Registry (HMLR).
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Mills Oakley | Australia | 18 May 2020

(2B) or not (2B), that is the Question: Payments Required by a Deed of Company Arrangement Voidable as Unfair Preferences

The Federal Court of Australia in Yeo, in the matter of Ready Kit Cabinets Pty Ltd (in liq) v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2020] FCA 632 has…
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Stevens & Bolton LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Mar 2020

Execution of documents - top ten Q&As

The agreement is a simple contract under hand - how does the company execute? By an individual signing (including electronic signing) on behalf of…
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Mayer Brown | United Kingdom | 16 Aug 2019

Mistakes will happen: English Court of Appeal clarifies the test for rectification for common mistake

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd, which concerned whether or not two…
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Burges Salmon LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Apr 2019

Amending occupational pension schemes

The court was asked to hear an appeal from the Pensions Ombudsman concerning the annual rate of increases for pensions in payment under a defined…
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Anthony Gold | United Kingdom | 11 Apr 2019

Executing deed - sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference.

A deed is a funny thing, in a world of electronic communications a deed is a piece of paper and it has specific rules about how it is written and how…
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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr | South Africa | 13 Feb 2019

Beware of lost title deeds

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has recently amended Regulation 68 of the Regulations to the Deeds Registries Act, No 47 of 1937…
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Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC | Cyprus | 23 Jan 2019

Mergers and reorganisations – an overview

Cyprus boasts an attractive merger and reorganisation regime not only locally (ie, between Cyprus entities), but also at an EU level. Besides the well-known advantages of merging two companies (eg, the transfer of assets and liabilities without the need for the novation of contracts or other cumbersome procedures), mergers and reorganisations in Cyprus are also attractive from a tax......
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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 10 Jan 2019

Five bad reasons to put off making (or remaking) your Will

Everyone knows they should make a will and then keep it up to date, but too many of us don’t manage to get around to it. It can seem easy to find…
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