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Tenant insolvency: disclaimer of leases

  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2014

If a company goes into liquidation, the liquidator is able to disclaim the whole of an insolvent tenant's liability under a lease. The disclaimer ends

Bill published to reform Scottish personal bankruptcy

  • MacRoberts LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 16 2014

The Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 20 March 2014, containing significant amendments to Scottish

Agency corked by court of appeal

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

In Bailey v Angove's Pty Limited the Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the High Court, and so permitted the liquidator of an insolvent agent

Wide-ranging judgment on the contributory rule and the priority of subordinated debt

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 9 2014

In Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) and others 2014 EWHC 704 (Ch), the High Court ruled on issues regarding the order

Another hurdle cleared on the path to ratification the UK and the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol

  • Vedder Price PC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 9 2014

"The Government has carefully considered the views of the Respondents to the call for evidence and has decided to proceed with ratification of the

English scheme of arrangement could be recognised in Poland

  • Taylor Wessing
  • -
  • Poland, United Kingdom
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  • April 4 2014

An English scheme for a company that has a "sufficiently close connection" with the jurisdiction can be proposed albeit recognition in Poland is at

Bankruptcy of chargor prevented receivers from exercising right of enfranchisement

  • Taylor Wessing
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • April 4 2014

Section 306 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (“1986 Act”) provides that a bankrupt’s estate shall vest immediately in the trustee in bankruptcy and no

Rescission or stay of winding up order refused

  • Taylor Wessing
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 4 2014

In order to rescind a winding up order the court must be satisfied that the circumstances of the case are materially different to those before the

Winding petitions not appropriate for tax assessments subject to appeal

  • Taylor Wessing
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 4 2014

A winding up petition founded on a tax assessment, which is the subject of an appeal to the Tax Tribunal, should be dismissed or stayed pending the

High Court holds that HMRC’s winding up petition should be dismissed as an abuse of process

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 3 2014

The High Court (David Donaldson QC) has held in Enta Technologies Limited v HMRC 2014 EWHC 548 (Ch), that where a winding-up petition was brought