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The Review Issue 207

With the outbreak of Covid-19 many of you will not be at your offices to receive your printed copy of The Review but help is at hand. For every issue we will be publishing the articles here in the Knowledge and Resources section of our website as well as the pdf of the printed version.

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The Review Issue 205

With the outbreak of Covid-19 many of you will not be at your offices to receive your printed copy of The Review. Each issue we post the articles for The Review in the Knowledge and Resources section of the website to make them easily accessible and this month we will also be releasing the PDF of the whole issue online here.

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Financial case digest: CB v KB [2019] EWFC 78 (Fam)

This case highlights a number of issues, including the approach to valuing/ capitalising income streams, the importance of the valuer’s market knowledge, and discounts to capitalised figures to reflect non-matrimonial source of income stream. It also shows the encouragement of amortisation and step down, and involved the phenomenon of “hot-tubbing” experts.

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Covid-19: set aside and Barder events

With so many people’s financial positions likely to change suddenly, what are the chances of setting aside or varying an order made in more stable times?

With the global economic markets in turmoil, valuations being undermined immediately, many businesses on the edge of an abyss, the housing market effectively frozen and widespread furlough leave and redundancies, there cannot be a more difficult time for financial remedy practitioners to advise clients on the merits (or not) of pursuing or settling financial claims.

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Will judicial encouragement of the use of virtual courts and private FDRs lend a steer to the new child arbitration extensions?

On 17 March 2020 the Family Division noted in a statement that “there is an urgent need to increase the use of telephone and video technology immediately to hold remote hearings where possible. Emergency legislation is being drafted which is likely to contain clauses that expand the powers in criminal courts to use technology in a wider range of hearings. The Civil Procedure Rules and Family Procedure Rules provide for considerable flexibility. We also encourage you to work with your local court staff to identify work which could be done from home.”

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