News and Resources

Business Interrupted? The High Court delivers its judgment in the FCA Test Case

15 / 9 / 2020


Winding-Up Petitions after the New Insolvency Practice Direction relating to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

11 / 9 / 2020


Section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986: Implications for suppliers and debtor companies

10 / 8 / 2020


Corona-Debt: The Impact on Small Businesses

13 / 7 / 2020


Business Interrupted and Justice Delayed? High Court to rule on business interruption insurance policies but affected businesses should seek advice now

4 / 6 / 2020


Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020: Temporary Changes

28 / 5 / 2020

Ruhi Sethi-Smith looks at the temporary changes which are to be brought in by the Bill to mitigate the economic damage caused by Covid-19 and the short term implications for businesses.


The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020: Permanent changes

28 / 5 / 2020

Further to the Government’s recent Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, Nathan Webb takes a look at the permanent changes and their implications for Businesses and Professionals.


COVID-19: Force Majeure and Frustration

7 / 4 / 2020

In light of the impact that COVID-19 is having on the ability of businesses to trade as normal, Ruhi Sethi-Smith explores the principles underlying the use of force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration.

Members of Forum Chambers advise on a wide range of commercial disputes, including contract, banking and finance, and insolvency. If we can be of any assistance, please do get in touch with us on the usual phone numbers and email addresses.


COVID-19: Business and Property Courts Protocol on Remote Hearings

20 / 3 / 2020

In light of the continuing Covid-19 outbreak, the Business and Property Courts have provided a revised protocol on remote hearings.

We welcome this guidance and its commitment to moving to telephone and video hearings “wherever possible” so that the disputes that court users are facing can continue to progress at this unusual time.

Should you have any queries about an upcoming hearing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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