Articles

The EU Withdrawal Bill – possible implications for public procurement law

The EU Withdrawal Bill – possible implications for public procurement law

Date: 2 Aug, 2017
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was introduced to Parliament during July. In this article Jorren Knibbe, a member of Guildhall Chambers' public law team, explores the potential consequences for public procurement law if the Bill is enacted in its current form.

LexisPSL interview: Stefan Ramel examines the various issues raised in Vinyls Italia v Mediterranea di Navigazione

LexisPSL interview: Stefan Ramel examines the various issues raised in Vinyls Italia v Mediterranea di Navigazione

Date: 5 Jul, 2017
Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Stefan Ramel examines the various is-sues raised in Vinyls Italia v Mediterranea di Navigazione and looks at how the European Court of Justice interpreted Article 13 of the EC Regulation on Insolvency.

Ewan Paton successfully opposes Wild Duck

Ewan Paton successfully opposes Wild Duck

Date: 13 Jun, 2017
Ewan Paton successfully appeared on behalf of the Defendants in a breach of contract and tort dispute concerning leases granted to the Claimant by the Defendants' late father.

Is the regulatory references regime ripe for deceit and negligent misstatement claims?

Is the regulatory references regime ripe for deceit and negligent misstatement claims?

Date: 7 Jun, 2017
The regulatory references regime has wide-reaching implications for employers. They may unexpectedly find themselves in the civil courts for the torts of deceit and negligent misstatement in attempting to comply with the new rules.

Richard Ascroft considers the suspension of discharge from bankruptcy - A welcome clarification?

Richard Ascroft considers the suspension of discharge from bankruptcy - A welcome clarification?

Date: 12 May, 2017
The recent decision of Nugee J in Weir v Hilsdon [2017] EWHC 983 (Ch) (04.05.17) has cast doubt on a form of order typically used to suspend a bankrupt’s discharge from bankruptcy.

Banking & Finance - Regulatory update

Banking & Finance - Regulatory update

Date: 5 May, 2017
Significant regulatory change is looming on the horizon for many financial services firms. The UK must implement the revised Payment Services Directive ("PSD2") and must also implement the new General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR").

Equity of Exoneration Revisited: Armstrong v Onyearu [2017] EWCA Civ 268

Equity of Exoneration Revisited: Armstrong v Onyearu [2017] EWCA Civ 268

Date: 11 Apr, 2017
In a recent Property & Estate article, Daisy Brown carefully analysed the development of the equity of exoneration ("a judge-made principle of some antiquity") and concluded that it was "crying out for the higher courts to take a fresh look at how it should be applied".

Might rules alone not be enough?

Might rules alone not be enough?

Date: 23 Mar, 2017
Might rules alone not be enough? Mary Cowe asks what should guide our professional moral decision making in her article for Counsel Magazine "The Good Lawyer".