Blogs



Blog: The new Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 – what it means for the insolvency sector

Judith Howson, Business Recovery Manager at French Duncan, provides some background on the new legislation and what it means for Scotland.

Published 4 November 2016

Blog: Bankrupts cannot be forced to draw down pension to satisfy debts

Gemma Lampert and Will Anderson of CMS look at whether a lump sum can be extracted from a pension and treated as income to pay creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Published 2 November 2016

Blog: Edinburgh's commercial property market is booming - but apathy over managing buildings will store up problems for the future

By Jill Armstrong, head of commercial management, Speirs Gumley

Published 2 November 2016

£120m legal claim launched against Tesco over accounting irregularities

A legal claim has been launched by around 125 institutional funds against supermarket giant Tesco’s over its accounting irregularities.

Published 1 November 2016

Blog: The Gig Economy

By David Morgan Partner at Burness Paull

Published 27 October 2016

Blog: Sandbags at dawn – administration of Scottish company prioritised over foreign liquidation

Sian Aitken and Graeme MacLeod of CMS look at a case confirming the precedence of domestic administration proceedings in a multi-jurisdictional winding-up, marking the first time “modified universalism” has been recognised in Scots law.

Published 27 October 2016

Blog: Where next for GRG customer claims?

By Iain McDougall, Senior Solicitor at MBM Commercial

Published 26 October 2016

Blog: Transparency and collaboration essential for Scotland’s post-Brexit property and construction sector

By James Andersen, a senior audit manager at Grant Thornton in Scotland

Published 25 October 2016

Blog: Project Bank Accounts – grasping the thistle

Burness Paull partner, Gavin Paton, on why the imminent introduction of Project Bank Accounts could provide more certainty and stability.

Published 24 October 2016

Blog: Pension freedoms - a Pandora’s Box

By Frank Morton, Director of Wealth Services at AAB Wealth

Published 24 October 2016

Blog: What is the Department of Exiting the European Union and what does it do?

By Hannah Starritt, solicitor at Turcan Connell

Published 17 October 2016

Blog: Edinburgh is the new Aberdeen of the private rental market

By Robert Nixon, head of residential letting, Speirs Gumley

Published 4 October 2016

Blog: Bribery – the price to pay?

Although it may grab the headlines, work related bribery and corruption isn’t the preserve of the world of sport, writes Gilson Gray LLP partner Graham Millar.

Published 4 October 2016