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Invalid appointment of administrators - check your COMI!

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

McKellar v Griffin emphasises the importance for IPs of establishing the COMI of a foreign company before accepting an appointment as administrators

A trustee in bankruptcy’s charter?

  • Gateley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

This week we revisit the ramifications of a landmark personal insolvency case in the context of the equally ground breaking 2014 Budget which

Top Brands Limited & Ors v Sharma & Ors 2014 EWHC 2753 (Ch)

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

The High Court has considered whether a former liquidator should be held liable under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (the "Act") for

The UK and Denmark say 'no' to European Account Preservation Orders

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Denmark, United Kingdom
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  • October 28 2014

On 17 July 2014, the regulation creating the European Account Preservation Order ("EAPO") came into force. This regulation will serve as an

Liquidators' remuneration and expenses - value-based remuneration and closer scrutiny of expenses

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

On 25 July 2014 and 17 September 2014 respectively, Justice Brereton of the Supreme Court of NSW delivered two related judgments in Re AAA Financial

Will the Court force a disintegrating partnership to sell assets to one partner?

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 16 2014

Partnerships which are breaking up face a series of urgent problems - particularly where the business itself is becoming insolvent. These

The dangers of ‘non-binding’ Memoranda of Agreements

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 16 2014

Heads of Terms' or 'Memoranda of Agreement' ("MoA") are commonly agreed by parties as a precursor to entering into more substantial agreements. MoA

Administrators’ commercial judgment prevailed over creditors’ committee wishes

  • Gateley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 16 2014

Last month the Court considered an application by a company's former administrators to fix their remuneration. The administrators had to make the

English Court of Appeal considers proper basis of subrogated security rights

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

Subrogation operates not by assigning the benefit of the relevant third party's security but by creating new security rights in the hands of the

English administrator can take over an existing winding up petition

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

An administrator appointed under a qualifying floating charge can "adopt" an existing winding up petition for the purposes of liquidating the company