Dispute Resolution Law Blog

15 April 2020

Civil Fraud Quarterly Round-Up: Q1 2020

A Civil Fraud quarterly round-up (1st quarter 2020)

Mary Young

15 April 2020

Liquidation and Fiduciary Duties: No Rest for (the Wicked?) Directors

In Hunt (as Liquidator of System Building Services Group Ltd) v Michie & Ors [2020] EWHC 54 (Ch), ICC Judge Barber has confirmed that directors of insolvent companies remain subject to fiduciary duties, even after those companies enter into an insolvency procedure.

Richard Clayman

15 April 2020

Land and property: Why inheritance promises can end in court

The courts have recently handed down two decisions in farming inheritance cases involving claims for proprietary estoppel. Laura Phillips, explains how such cases can arise and are tested. 

Laura Phillips

9 April 2020

Remote mediation in civil litigation: Does it really work?

The legal profession is increasingly reliant on technology, and never more so than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many clients are wondering what impact the restrictions on our movement will have on their upcoming mediations. 

Hannah Fitzwilliam

8 April 2020

US and UK cybersecurity agencies publish a joint statement warning of a rise in Covid-related cybercrime

On 8 April 2020, GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre and the US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency published a joint advisory about a rise in cybercrime related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hannah Fitzwilliam

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