Covid contracts and corporate solvency issues: what you need to know

  • A look at Government Guidance on dealing with contractual obligations
  • Our recommendations for safely navigating contract disputes
  • Contract withdrawal: termination, force majeure, other considerations including the attempt by Cineworld to withdraw from an acquisition deal with Cineplex because the near total closure of cinemas worldwide as a result of the coronavirus pandemic wiped more than $736m from Cineplex’s market valuatio
  • Director’s liabilities under the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, including consideration of the Company Directors Disqualification Act and personal liability of directors

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Robert Ganpatsingh


Expert in contentious matters involving design rights, patents, copyright, trade marks and Passing Off.
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Jonathan Compton


Specialist in commercial disputes, banking and finance, regulatory and anti-trust/competition law.

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