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British Firms Await Brexit Plans, Poised to Relocate

Although Britain’s economy has so far not suffered the economic blowback that many predicted would follow the vote in a referendum last year to quit the bloc, British companies that import or export goods and services are anxiously assessing the potentia ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/16/2017 - 22:57 - 0 comments

Britain Opens Debate On Toughening Corporate Criminal Laws

The British government opened a long-awaited consultation on how to crack down on corporate fraud, money laundering and false accounting on Friday, in what it billed as an effort to repair public trust in businesses and improve accountability. Government ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/12/2017 - 23:08 - 0 comments

Insolvency Numbers In The UK Rise After Brexit Vote

The number of UK businesses entering into administration has risen in the last six months, according to analysis from KPMG, Economia reported. The Big Four firm found that 1,174 companies entered into administration last year, compared with 1,111 in ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/12/2017 - 23:09 - 0 comments

North’s Businesses Pessimistic About What Lies Ahead In 2017

The quarterly economic survey from the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and business advisers BDO shows that local firms ended 2016 more upbeat than compared to their immediate predominately gloomy reaction following the EU referendum vo ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/10/2017 - 23:25 - 0 comments

Next's Retail Crisis Has Distinctly British Twist

percent to depress sales revenue by 0.5 percent as shoppers buy fewer items or trade down to cheaper ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/04/2017 - 20:55 - 0 comments

A Hard Brexit Looms Large With Resignation of U.K. Envoy to EU

The chances that the U.K. will quit the single market and revert to a tariffs regime have grown more likely with the resignation of the British envoy to the European Union, an experienced Brussels insider who was reviled by the leading Brexit supporters, ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/03/2017 - 22:46 - 0 comments

BHS Liquidator Pores Over Details Of Green And Chappell Property Deals

The liquidators of BHS are conducting a detailed investigation into property transactions that took place during the regimes of Sir Philip Green and Dominic Chappell, including whether the directors of the retailer breached their duties, The Guardian ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/02/2017 - 21:13 - 0 comments

Insolvencies Show Recovery Still Distant For Oil Industry

We already knew 2016 had been a difficult year for North Sea oil, and the revelation that 16 firms in the sector became insolvent last year only confirms it, The Herald reported. What is alarming is the pace of these insolvencies – there were just tw ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/02/2017 - 21:36 - 0 comments

To every end there will always be a new beginning…

The result of the United Kingdom’s Brexit Referendum of 23 June 2016 has been declared and 51.9% of Britons have voted to leave the EU. Attachment Size eu_-_brexit.pdf 144.06 KB (United Kingdom) ban ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/29/2016 - 13:50 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

The LCIA’s changed approach to the Indian arbitration market

Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof, Director General of the LCIA, and Sherina Petit, Head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s India Practice and member of the LCIA’s Board of Directors, discuss the LCIA’s changed approach to the Indian arbitration market, in force fr ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 12/29/2016 - 13:47 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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