Category Archives: European

MEPs reject moves to scrap out of court insolvency

This week the European Parliament voted on new cross-border insolvency rules endorsing the principle of out of court proceedings. Out of court proceedings are globally recognised as effective and rescue-friendly alternatives to formal insolvency proceedings. Amendments had however been introduced … Continue reading

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EU police and crime opt-outs risk ability to fight crime, warns Law Society

The Law Society has warned that opting-out of EU police and crime cooperation measures may jeopardise the UK’s ability to effectively fight cross border crime. Chair of the Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee, Richard Atkinson said: “The European Arrest Warrant … Continue reading

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