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Revised versions of the LMA Intercreditor Agreement were published by the LMA during April.  It went through two iterations.  In the first change to be published, the length of the perpetuity period at clause16.19 was updated to refer to a perpetuity period of 125 years to reflect the period stipulated by the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act [...] Read Full Post » The tax treatment of debt buy-backs has been changed with immediate effect.  A Ministerial Statement explaining this was published on Hansard  on 14 October.  This will affect any transaction that involves debt being bought back by a borrower group.  If a ...
the laws of the British Virgin Islands are based upon very old English laws, and can cause some difficulty in modern times. Other areas of law, such as international law , are essentially regulated externally through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London by Order-in-Council . A large body of the laws of the British Virgin Islands consists of the common law, which continually updates itself through judicial precedent in the Territory and in other common law countries. The British Virgin Islands is a dependent territory of the United Kingdom. Although the local legislature and courts are independent from the United ...
Debt Problems – Easily Caused, Less Easily Fixed |
There is a lot of talk nowadays about sovereign debt i.e. debt owed by countries to each other or more likely to bondholders such as the big banks, pension funds and other sources of capital. At the level of citizens, personal debt problems are just as serious. This is debt incurred through personal borrowing on credit and store cards, bank loans and overdrafts. Availability of credit has allowed people to finance improved lifestyles and acquire the trappings of modern living, particularly in the western world. People have been able to build or purchase fine houses, drive dream cars, go on exotic holidays and educate their ... market research, surveys and trends
Latest Issue of “Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und ...
The Commission’s Report on the reform of the Brussels Regulation points out that “the abolition of the exequatur procedure in all matters covered by the Regulation” is the “main objective of the revision of the Regulation”. In this context, the Green Paper raises the following two questions: “Are you of the opinion that in the internal market all judgments in civil and commercial matters should circulate freely, without any intermediate proceedings (abolition of exequatur)? And in that case, are you of the opinion that some safeguards should be maintained in order to allow for such an abolition of exequatur? And in that case, ... market research, surveys and trends


Insolvency Law Reform Supplementary Report on the Philippines
combined liability amounting to Eleven Billion One Hundred Million .... the Draft Rules which should properly be the subject of legislation. ..... management and directly holds approximately thirty percent (30%) of the ..... For insolvency law reform to be completed, a new law should be enacted creating not ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
FACTBOX-Key political risks to watch in Australia | Reuters
SYDNEY, April 1 (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has begun positioning himself for an election expected late in 2010, which he is on course to win despite falling popularity and problems passing his agenda through a hostile Senate upper house. Following is a summary of key Australian risks to watch: * RELATIONS WITH CHINA Relations between China and Australia were tested last month by the sentencing of four Rio Tinto ( RIO.L ) ( RIO.AX ) executives in China who were jailed for 7 to 14 years for bribery and stealing commercial secrets. Australia said China missed an opportunity to be transparent by holding part of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
A road map to saving Medicare
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A Brief History of Washington Bipartisanship
Ever since the U.S. political system solidified into its current two-party form (that is, post-Federalist, post-Whig, and post-“Democrat-Republican”), Washington—in terms of cross-party cooperation—has experienced good times and bad. As Todd S. Purdum illustrates in “Washington, We Have a Problem,” in V.F.’ s September issue , the present moment certainly qualifies as one of the ugly times. And as the Obama administration celebrates landmark victories with the passage of the health-care and financial-reform bills, both achieved with the thinnest possible veneer of bipartisan oomph ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Insolvency Law Reforms Report on Hong Kong, China
insolvency legislation regarding bankruptcy, winding up, and corporate rescue. ... The Law Reform Commission appointed the Sub-Committee on Insolvency, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
90 Burman
a legal guide for substantive insolvency law reform. A December 2000 Colloquium in Vienna included commercial sector groups, insolvency practitioners and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The John Marshall Law School - Jason Kilborn
After law school, Jason Kilborn clerked for Judge Walter K. Stapleton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He then was a bankruptcy associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York and at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C. Professor Kilborn taught for six years at Louisiana State University, and as a visiting assistant professor at the law schools at the University of North Dakota, Chapman University, and the University of Texas. In his scholarship, Professor Kilborn has developed a specialization in the comparative analysis of legal regimes for combatting consumer financial ...
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How does it feel to wake up with less freedom and more taxes ...
Fiscally prudent Americans should expect such idiotic 'questions' as yours instead of an answer (this is "Yahoo Answers" after all, and I should've reported you) from cognitively challenged 'citizens' like yourself. How is my wish for a fiscally strong country a selfish to take another stab at it; with a real answer this time? 2 months ago Dearest "70", I WANT this country to step back from the brink of insolvency! Can you grasp that novel concept or did you chug too much kool-aid before you answered my question with another question!?! 2 months ago Hey BabyJ..., Yeah, ...
Will it be US Supremt Court at the end of the day to decide fate ...
So we shall see. I think we are in for a wild ride on this one and it's not good for the country particularly in such a tough economy. What happened to focusing on the economy? posted 2 months ago Make Today Matter see all my answers Best Answers in: Government Policy (6), Government Services (3), Supply Chain Management (3), Economics (2), Exporting/Importing (1), Employment and Labor Law (1), Business Analytics (1), Change Management (1), Non-profit Management (1), Social Enterpreneurship (1), Inventory Management (1), Project Management (1), Green Business (1), Energy and Development (1), Green Products (1) Yes, only ...