Monthly Archives: March 2009

Derivative Actions under the Companies Act 2006

The Centre was delighted to welcome Jonathan Barne, advocate, on Thursday 26 March, to give a talk on derivative actions in company law.  Mr. Barne's paper, which was very well received, started by providing a brief history of the derivative … Continue reading

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A Scottish quirk in relation to administration: what is a prior floating charge holder?

The study of the law of administration in the LLM classes on the law relating to debt and insolvency and company law has thrown up an interesting – surely unintended – quirk in relation to the Scottish floating charge holder. … Continue reading

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Data protection in action

A press release from the Information Commissioner confirms that, for the first time, the ICO has used its powers under the Data Protection Act 1998 to serve an Enforcement Notice with a seven day compliance condition.   The trader in question … Continue reading

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Book Launch – ‘The Unauthorised Agent: Perspectives from European and Comparative Law’

The Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law was delighted to sponsor the launch of a book co-edited by our very own Laura Macgregor on Tuesday 3rd March in Old College. The book is entitled 'The Unauthorised Agent: Perspectives from European and Comparative … Continue reading

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