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Commercial and Corporate Finance Team

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David Wisbey

Force majeure: Is Coronavirus an Act of God?

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This is one of a number of questions I have been asked by a client about the impact of the coronavirus on supply chains. Our client manufactures car components in factories in China. It also relies on suppliers of sub-components and raw materials that are...

Restricting retailer freedom to discount prices

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Previously, I have written about suppliers of products getting into trouble for limiting price discounts on their products . Now Casio, the supplier of digital pianos and keyboards, has received a record fine of £3.7 million. This is for restricting...

The "corporate veil" survives - again

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We have written before about the importance of the “corporate veil” the idea that a limited company is a legal entity in its own right and that it is not possible, in most circumstances, to look behind the company and impose liability on its...

Protecting your taxes in insolvency

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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a consultation paper with the above name, setting out how it proposes to introduce legislation to make it a secondary preferential creditor for certain tax debts paid by employees and customers. Prior to 2003, HMRC...

Assignment of Receivables - freedom, or red tape?

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Parliament has passed the Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018, to make any term of a relevant contract of no effect if it prohibits the assignment of receivables. The regulations apply to terms in contracts entered into on or...

Fair care

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Fair care – does your care home comply with its consumer law obligations? Following a market study on the care home industry in 2016 and a consultation earlier this year, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published advice on consumer...

Good news for golfers?

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Ping, a well-known maker of golf clubs, golf accessories and clothing, recently lost its appeal against a ruling by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that Ping’s ban on retailers selling its golf clubs over the internet was...