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Caveat emptor: Clarity for statutory gratuitous alienations in Scotland

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-371
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Company and Commercial Law Review
Volume31
Issue number6
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 19 Mar 2020

Abstract

The Scots law equivalent of a “transaction at an undervalue” is a “gratuitous alienation”. In a December 2019 judgment, the Supreme Court provided much needed clarity on both “adequate consideration” needed to avoid a transaction being a gratuitous alienation and potential remedies available to the court.

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