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APCOA the key highlights of 2014’s most discussed scheme

  • White & Case LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

On 30 October 2014, the English High Court sanctioned the second scheme of arrangement for the APCOA group (the "Scheme"). APCOA has been one of the

English Court of Appeal considers whether the mandatory stay provisions of s9(1) of the Arbitration Act of 1996 apply to winding-up petitions

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

The English Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal brought against a recent High Court decision to stay a winding-up petition in favour of arbitration

Monarch agrees restructuring deal with PPF

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

At the end of October the Pension Protection Fund announced that it had come to an agreement with Monarch Airlines and the Pensions Regulator to

Insolvency proceedings v arbitration

  • Teacher Stern
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

Anyone using arbitration clauses should note the Court of Appeal decision made on Monday 8 December, to the effect that a winding up petition is not

Pearls of wisdom from Purle J: don’t undervalue your solicitor’s advice or pay the price

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

The recent case of Husky Group Ltd (“Husky”) underlines the importance of following your lawyer’s advice and not pursuing the defense of the

Insolvency in construction: interim certificates

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

Under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Construction Act 1996”), a party to a construction contract is entitled to

Common law assistance for foreign office holders

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • Bermuda, United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

The principle of modified universalism (being the principle underlying the common law power to assist foreign insolvency proceedings) continues to

Investors' assignments of claims to liquidators held valid

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

Paragraph 13 of Schedule 4 to the Insolvency Act 1986 ("Paragraph 13") permits a liquidator to do all acts "necessary" for the winding up and

Extent of English administrators' powers to deal with assets in the possession of the company

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

The Court has given guidance on when a company in administration has possession of third party assets allowing an administrator to apply for an order

Privy Council hands down judgment in PwC v Saad Investments Company and Singularis Holdings v PwC

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 4 2014

The Privy Council gives credence to the concept of “modified universalism” (being the court’s common law power to assist foreign winding up