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Agency corked by court of appeal

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • 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
  • -
  • 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

English scheme of arrangement could be recognised in Poland

  • Taylor Wessing
  • -
  • Poland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Net contribution approved: finally a contractual right to fairness on insolvency?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 3 2014

A recent decision by the Court of Appeal (CA) in West v Ian Finlay & Associates (a firm) will, in the words of one colleague, "add spice to

An English man in New York COMI in the UK or the Us?

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Following the US case of Morning Mist Holdings when a Court of Appeals decided that COMI had to be analysed on the date of the Chapter 15 case

European perspective in brief - MarchApril 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • France, Spain, United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Europe has struggled mightily during the last several years to triage a long series of critical blows to the economies of the 28 countries that