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Horton v Henry 2014 pensions and bankruptcy appeal allowed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2015

Of general interest is the appeal in the case of Horton v Henry, on which we reported in our January 2015 update. In Horton, the High Court declined

Horton v Henry 2014 - High Court contradicts earlier case by ruling bankrupt cannot be required to draw pension to pay creditors

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

Declining to follow a 2012 decision, the High Court has ruled that a bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not represent income to

Settlement reached in Lehman Brothers financial support direction case

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 28 2014

Again, of interest to all schemes providing defined benefits is the recent settlement in the litigation involving the Lehman Brothers Scheme, where

Voidable transactions in insolvency

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2014

In a commercial lending context, there are three main situations under English law where an insolvency officer can set aside security entered into in

Fixed versus floating charges

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2014

They give a lender a higher position in the queue for the net proceeds of a borrower's assets in the event of a borrower's insolvency. Fixed and

Arbitrating against companies in administration

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 13 2012

On 5 October 2011, the NSW Supreme Court upheld an application pursuant to s 440D(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for leave to bring and continue proceedings against a defendant under voluntary administration

Refund guarantees and shipbuilding contracts

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 3 2010

We have received a number of urgent enquiries about the outcome of the Kookmin Bank case, which was recently decided by the Court of Appeal, in London

HM Treasury consultation proposes changes to the administration regime for insurers

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2010

On 25 March 2010, HM Treasury published a consultation paper which proposes improvements to the protection and payment of benefits for policyholders of insurers in financial difficulty

FSA statement to the US bankruptcy court examiner on the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

On 12 March 2010, the FSA published the statement that it had provided to the court appointed examiner of Lehman Brothers Holding Inc, which is referred to in his wider report on the collapse of Lehman Brothers

Special Resolution Regime: the draft FSMA (Contribution to Costs of Special Resolution Regime) Regulations 2010: consultation

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 22 2010

HM Treasury has published a consultation paper which is entitled Special Resolution Regime: the draft FSMA (Contribution to Costs of Special Resolution Regime) Regulations 2010