April 2016 Archive

Crowd funding for litigation

Since the large increases in litigation court fees and change in rules regarding recoverability of success fees under conditional fee agreements people have been looking for new ways of funding litigation; particularly large scale litigation against institutional bodies or others that may have significantly deeper pockets than they do. One avenue that has started to be explored is the question of crowd funding.

Customer contracts – unlocking financing potential

Invoice finance (invoice discounting or factoring) involves a financier advancing a certain amount of working capital funds against a company’s invoices. It is therefore essential for the financier to understand the make-up of the company’s trade debtors (and to some extent suppliers) and the terms on which the company contracts with them.

A brief history of nearly everything about social housing finance

The history of social housing finance makes interesting reading and we have been involved in its story since the early 1980s when we helped set up what is now one of the largest housing groups in the country. Working on the precedents established by philanthropic associations such as the Peabody Trust and the William Sutton Housing Trust, housing associations established in the 1970s and 80s were funded by the Housing Corporation, which provided grant funding and took charges over the housing stock directly.

Early Dispute Resolution

Here is a series of articles which examine what are the alternatives, what are the pros and cons of them and how can you best resolve the dispute early? Please get in touch if you want to discuss the options.

Alternative ways of resolving disputes

Having a dispute does not mean you have to go to court. Here is a series of articles which examine what are the alternatives, what are the pros and cons of them and how can you best resolve the dispute early? Please get in touch if you want to discuss the options.
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