Whether you’re a bank or other lending institution, a private equity company, investment fund, creditor, retailer, healthcare supplier, charity, commercial organisation or a restructuring expert, our specialist business restructuring team advises on all issues and disputes around the restructuring of companies, schemes of arrangements, company voluntary arrangements as well as formal insolvency work, involving administrations, receiverships, liquidations and bankruptcies.
"Their strengths are the quality of work and technical knowledge."– Client testimonial via Chambers & Partners and Legal 500
In many situations, we begin our assignments by advising directors on their obligations and duties through to restructuring debts of companies in ways that are innovative, realistic and achievable.
Both in the UK and Europe, our talented team uses its understanding of commercial needs across the sectors to take a decisive, innovative, collaborative approach.
DWF has advised global advertising software company Videology on the UK aspects of its high profile restructure and sale.
A brief update of the Abraaj Holdings provisional liquidation.
The federal government in the UAE is driving Emiratisation and prioritising the hiring of UAE nationals.
There remains no guarantee that, from the intended Brexit day of 30 March 2019, the current tariff-free movement of goods between the two territories will not cease. Various models for future relationships are in debate, but the UK is currently ruling out the simplest (and least change) model of remaining in a customs union with the EU.
On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered an important judgement in case C-284/16, Slovak Republic v. Achmea. The CJEU declared invalid the investor-State dispute settlement ("ISDS") arbitration clause in the bilateral investment treaty between the Netherlands and Slovakia ("intra-EU BIT").
A discussion of the responses received to the Corporate Insolvency Framework review.