Housing and Planning Act 2016: Permission in Principle and Brownfield Register Regulations issued

Thursday, 30th March 2017

Regulations required to put meat on the bone of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 ('the HPA') provisions introducing permission in principle and the brownfield register have been laid before Parliament in the last week, and are due to come into force on 15 and 16 April 2017 respectively.

Boeing Airliner Catches Fire During Landing in Peru

Thursday, 30th March 2017

Aviation litigation Partner at Ashfords LLP, who was a Boeing pilot during his career in the Royal Air Force (RAF), expresses concern at the veering from the runway and destruction of the aircraft during the landing roll.

Insolvency Rules 2016 ("Rules") - Changes to Company Voluntary Arrangements ("CVA")

Thursday, 30th March 2017

This note addresses the changes to CVA's in the Rules.

Brexit – article 50 triggered

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

The government has today given formal notification of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the European Union.

Standard Forms for Insolvency Procedures - Insolvency Practice Direction

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

The Court has recently announced it will be publishing some standard forms for insolvency procedures, to be published under the Insolvency Practice Direction.

Budniok v Adjudicator, Insolvency Service [2017] EWHC 368 (Ch)

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

Registrar Baister overturned the adjudicator's decision in refusing to grant a Bankruptcy Order where the debtors COMI was an issue.

Vincent Aziz Tchenguiz & Ors v. (1) Kaupthing Bank HF (2) Johannes Runar Johannsson [2017] EWCA Civ 83

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

The English Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal that a claim could be pursued in the English courts whilst the defendant was also subject to winding-up proceedings under Icelandic insolvency law.

Ashfords LLP and the IFB join forces to host roundtable on attracting talent to a Family Business

Tuesday, 28th March 2017

National law firm Ashfords LLP and the Institute of Family Business ("IFB") are joining together to host a roundtable event aimed at family businesses, taking place on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

Ashfords LLP advise RGB on its acquisition of TecBuild Services Limited

Tuesday, 28th March 2017

National law firm Ashfords LLP has advised builders merchant, Rawle Gammon & Baker (RGB) on its acquisition of the business and assets of TecBuild Services Limited, a Bodmin-based builders merchant.

Prosecution of fly tipping

Monday, 27th March 2017

Jeremy Asher and Stephen Sadler examine the rise in fly-tipping incidents and the tools available to local authorities to tackle the issue.

XYBC Spring Quiz 2017

Monday, 27th March 2017

On 15 March 2017, over 75 young professionals attend the XYBC Spring Quiz jointly hosted with ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

Ashfords LLP is headline sponsors of the Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon 2017

Monday, 27th March 2017

National law firm Ashfords LLP continues its support of the Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon taking place on Sunday 2 April 2017, as the firm is once again announced as headline sponsors.


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