Klubb acquires Egi – Vertikal.net

French vehicle mounted lift manufacturer Klubb has French specialist platform manufacturer Egi. Egi is based in the small village of Les Ayvelles, near Charleville-Mézières, North East France and produces fully insulated- live line and firefighting platforms up to 65 metres. It employs 35 people at a 12,000 square metre plant located on 17 acre site…

Northamptonshire now forced to pay the price of a reckless half-decade – The Guardian

Northamptonshire county councils catastrophic financial collapse, and the desperate measures it now proposes to balance the books, reflect management incompetence on a grand scale as well as the punishing effects of eight years of austerity cuts. Less than six months after it was declared technically insolvent, the Tory-run council now faces a sobering reckoning for…

Cross-border insolvency and restructuring – International Law Office

Overseas assistance Representation of the Viscount Comment As a jurisdiction, Jersey is at the heart of cross-border insolvency and restructuring. Inevitably, situations arise where insolvent companies’ assets or important evidence are located overseas, or an overseas liquidation regime would be best for creditors. Conversely, there will be situations where a foreign insolvency process requires…

After Insolvency Bloks Continues with Search for Investor – Bike Europe

MUNICH, Germany What happens with currently struggling and on e-bike components focused electronics specialist Bloks GmbH? On July 2018 two days before Eurobike opened its doors the company from Munich, Germany had to file for insolvency. The responsible court appointed Dr. Christian Gerloff from Munich law firm Gerloff-Liebler Rechtsanwälte as the insolvency administrator. For Gerloff…

Vodacom forks over R1.25 million settlement in privacy violation case – BusinessTech

The Daily Maverick has reported that Vodacom paid R1.25 million to settle a legal battle with Paul OSullivan after giving his cellular records to underworld boss Radovan Krejcirs legal team. This followed a legal battle where OSullivan said Vodacom owes him R2 million for handing over his personal information without his permission. He said that he spent R2 million…

India’s road to global economic powerhouse is paved with reform and innovation – INTHEBLACK

India’s economic growth has been propelled by government reforms, business innovation and a dynamic young workforce. Smart, entrepreneurial and female, Swati Bhargava symbolises the changing face of India as the subcontinent giant transforms into an economic juggernaut. The co-founder of CashKaro, Indias premier digital coupons and cashback site for online shoppers, says the nation…

Bankruptcy surge hits suburbs with young families hardest – ABC Local

More than 32,000 Australians declared bankruptcy during the 2018 financial year, with households in both of the country’s resource-dependant states, Western Australia and Queensland, still doing it tough. The WA suburb of Baldivis, about 46 kilometres south of Perth’s CBD, recorded the highest number of personal bankruptcies nationwide with 105. External Link: Baldivis in…