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Tougher penalties for disqualified directors proposed as part of UK government plans to increase corporate 'transparency and trust'

Company directors convicted of offences overseas could be banned from serving on the boards of UK companies, while courts could also be given the power to force disqualified directors to pay compensation to those who have lost money as a result of their actions,... 22 Apr 2014

Banning recoverable conditional fee agreement uplifts in UK insolvency cases would cost creditors, industry warns

Ending the exemption for insolvency litigation from court reforms preventing the recovery of after the event (ATE) legal insurance premiums and conditional fee arrangement (CFA) success fees from the unsuccessful party could cost creditors more than £150 million... 22 Apr 2014

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Pinsent Masons' Restructuring team helps a wide range of clients who are working with businesses in financial difficulty to rescue those businesses, improve recoveries and save jobs. We do this by working with all parties to identify opportunities and risks and to deliver innovative strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. Our clients trust us to work on many of the UK's most high profile restructuring assignments. We also draw upon a wealth of expertise and market contacts which we use to introduce new business opportunities to clients.

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