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First scheme of arrangement for a Vietnamese company is sanctioned

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom, Vietnam
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  • September 5 2013

The High Court has sanctioned a scheme of arrangement between a Vietnamese company and certain of its creditors; the first time a Vietnamese company

Construction insolvencies - what does it mean for your projects?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2011

According to the credit insurer, Euler Helmes, there were more insolvencies in construction than in any other sector during the first six months of 2011

Football insolvency

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 16 2014

Not many people shed a tear for the players when a football club goes into administration. Instead the press always quote how much money the St

Olympic Airlines: starting UK insolvency proceedings against a company already in insolvency in another member state.

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2013

The Court of Appeal’s judgment in The Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension & Life Insurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA 2013 EWCA Civ 643

In pursuit of universality in cross-border insolvency

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 5 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled that foreign judgments in insolvency proceedings may be enforced by the English courts at common law, and that the ordinary principles which may prevent the enforcement of foreign judgments do not apply to insolvency judgments where the action from which the foreign judgment arises is integral to the collective nature of the insolvency proceedings

Intention is crucial

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2009

The absence of an intention to put assets out of the reach of creditors will thwart applications under the Insolvency Act to set declarations of trust or transfers aside

Hunt (as liquidator of Ovenden Colbert Printers Ltd) v Hosking

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2013

The case held that a judge was right to strike out a claim brought by a liquidator under sections 238 and 241 of the Insolvency Act 1986, as the

Administration expenses: claims for wrongful dismissal

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2007

In the Leeds United case, the football club had entered administration

Dismissal by administrator was automatically unfair, even though no transferee had been identified

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2011

The EAT has confirmed that it is not necessary for the eventual transferee to have been identified in order for an employee, dismissed in the run up to a transfer, to claim automatic unfair dismissal by reason of a relevant transfer under TUPE (Spaceright Europe Ltd v Baillavoine & another

Pre-packs - changing the face of retail?

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 6 2009

Administrations are still on the rise and our high streets, retail parks and shopping centres are changing appearance as units lie empty