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Lapse into LASPO further delayed for insolvency practitioners

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2015

On Thursday 26th February, the Ministry of Justice announced that the insolvency exemption to sections 44 and 46 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and

Scheme hot topics bulletin: part II

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2015

In this bulletin, we analyse the relevance of valuation and offer an international perspective on third party releases. We then look at voting by

R3 insolvency guide

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2015

A frequent criticism is that the insolvency process (and indeed insolvency practitioners) do not do enough to engage with creditors. Partly this

Government delays the onset of the LASPO Act 2012 reforms on insolvency proceedings

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2015

The Government has, today, announced that the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Act 2012 reforms for insolvency proceedings

Over 55 and in debt: is your pension pot safe?

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 27 2015

With changes to pensions coming into effect from April 2015 under which savers over the age of 55 will have greater flexibility to draw down their

Clydesdale Bank Plc v Stoke Place Hotel Ltd 2015 All ER (D) 21 (Feb)

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Mr and Mrs D (the "Second and Third Defendants") owned and controlled Stoke Place Hotel Ltd (the First Defendant) and were also major shareholders of

The end of the insolvency exemption to the Jackson reforms cancelled (for now.)

  • Teacher Stern
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

We welcome the Government's announcement today that the insolvency exemption to the Jackson reforms will remain in place for the foreseeable future

Insolvency litigation Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

No win no fee conditional fee arrangements ("CFAs") have long been an important feature of insolvency litigation, enabling claims to be brought

Jackson insolvency carve out indefinitely extended great news for insolvency practitioners

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

Congratulations to all those who lobbied government to extend the carve out for insolvency from the restrictions imposed by the Jackson Reforms. We

Pre May 2000 bankrupt’s pension assets still vest in his trustee in bankruptcy

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2015

In the recent decision of Horton v Henry 2014 EWHC 4209 (Ch) the High Court held that a Bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not