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Fraudiniquity exception applied to displace privilege where evidence of transaction defrauding creditors

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2015

In a recent decision, the High Court held that legal advice taken in relation to certain transactions was not protected by privilege, as there was

Can HMRC use winding up petitions to enforce disputed tax assessments?

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

The Court of Appeal has overturned a first instance decision (discussed in our April 2014 Update) that the Companies Court should not normally make

Can a trustee in bankruptcy force a bankrupt to cash in pension policies?

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

Pensions in payment were within the ambit of section 310(7) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (the "Act"), but pensions not in payment were not payments to

Beware of limitation periods in insolvency proceedings

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

Claimants should ensure that in foreign as well as UK insolvency procedures their claims are protected against limitation defences. Facts Glencore

Are you covered? Coverage issues for construction professionals

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

In this two part guide we will be looking at issues that frequently arise when considering whether a professional indemnity policy responds to a

The wonder of woolies good(ish) news for UK insolvency practitioners

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2015

The European Advocate General has today given his opinion in the "Woolworths case" (and two other cases) on the meaning of "establishment" for the

Set in stone? Ex turpi causa in the Supreme Court

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2015

There has been recent high-level review of the application of the doctrine of ex turpi causa to claims involving fraudulent directors, in the context

German group’s pre-pack sidesteps the need for a UK connection

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2015

The German automotive group, ATU, has achieved a restructuring of its finances via a UK administration and pre-pack sale. The case is notable for the

Receivers appointment based on borrower’s mental incapacity valid even if capacity regained prior to the appointment

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2015

In Graves v Capital Home Loans Ltd 2014 EWCA Civ 1297, it was held that the appointment of Law of Property Act Receivers by a mortgagee because the

Subrogation and set off of unliquidated claims

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2015

In Spencer Day v Tiuta International Ltd and other 2014 EWCA Civ 1246, the Court held that a creditor who relies on subrogation is still a secured