09 October 2018

Practice Note on Cross Border Mergers

Hearing applications in connection with a cross-border merger pursuant to the Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007 (“the Regulations”)

10 September 2018
Business and Property Courts (B&PC) of England and Wales statistics
Civil justice statistics quarterly: April to June 2018. These statistics will be updated every quarter.

31 July 2018
Disclosure: CPRC approval of Pilot Scheme for the Business and Property Courts
CPRC approves new disclosure regime for the Business and Property Courts
On 13 July 2018, the Civil Procedure Rule Committee gave its final approval to the launch of the proposal to run a two-year Disclosure Pilot scheme for cases proceeding in the Business and Property Courts in England and Wales. Subject to Ministerial consent (which will be sought later this year), the scheme will commence on 1 January 2019. In the meantime, the Disclosure Working Group has been authorised to publish the CPRC approved version of the Practice Direction and Disclosure Review Document in draft to allow court users, the profession and judiciary time to prepare for the commencement of the Disclosure Pilot.

25 April 2018
New Insolvency Proceedings Practice Direction – approval and signature by the Lord Chancellor

2 November 2017
Disclosure: Proposed Pilot Scheme for the Business and Property Courts

19 October 2017
Advisory Note and Draft Practice Direction for the Business and Property Courts

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