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Challenges to court-appointed receivers’ remuneration

Say Enterprises has successfully challenged a claim by its former receivers and managers seeking approval of their remuneration in the sum of $94,242.79 and that they be justified in paying disbursements, the most significant of which was $35,831.64 of legal fees.

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Don’t rely on the grace of the court to save you, keep your house in order!

The courts have long recognised that companies do not always follow all the procedures prescribed by company law and that, in certain circumstances, it would be unjust for the courts to punish a party just because of a failure to observe legal formalities.

One area is that of shareholder approval. With English companies varying in size and complexity from smaller, owner managed businesses to large trading companies or parent companies of multinational groups, the level of formality given to decisions varies, as does the degree to which these are formally recorded. With smaller companies and groups especially, the directors and the (major) shareholders can often be one and the same, and the reality is that decisions are taken on an ad hoc basis, as and when necessary, with less focus on legal formalities or documentation.

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Is Collaborative Law right for Your Family?

When a spouse files for divorce in court there are various paths the divorce process can follow.  The case can be litigated in court where neither party knows what the outcome will be and they leave their fate in the judge’s hands.  The parties can choose mediation and work with a mediator who listens to both spouses and attempts to reach settlement in one or two sessions, or;  the parties can choose to resolve their various issues using the Collaborative Law process.  In the Collaborative Law process the fate of the family is in the hands of those who know the family the best – the parents/spouses.

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