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Covid-19 | Impact of Debt | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

Earlier this month credit ratings agency Moody’s downgraded the UK’s sovereign debt credit rating from Aa2 to Aa3 with the impact of Covid-19 a key factor in the decision. In June the International Monetary Fund forecast that the overall gross public-debt-to-GDP ratio of advanced economies would rise from 105% last year to 132% by 2021. This negative outlook is reflected […]

Can’t Pay or Won’t Pay – Court Confirms Insolvency Proceedings are not Appropriate for Enforcing Debts due under Construction Contracts

Parties should settle construction disputes through adjudication or Court proceedings, according to High Court Judge Daniel Alexander QC, sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division, has…

Stepping Stones to Successful Third Party Litigation Funding

Introduction It has its proponents and its detractors but whichever side of the debate you happen to support, one thing for certain is that third party litigation funding in the UK is alive, well…

Insolvency Legislation Changes

On 26 March 2015, the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent. A number of important changes to insolvency legislation will come into force in May 2015…