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New practice directions come into force affecting schemes of arrangement
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2007

On the 1 October 2007 new Practice Directions to the Civil Procedure came into force which will affect applications to court under the Companies Acts 1985 and 2006


Settlement reached in Lehman Brothers financial support direction case
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2014

Again, of interest to all schemes providing defined benefits is the recent settlement in the litigation involving the Lehman Brothers Scheme, where


Horton v Henry 2014 - High Court contradicts earlier case by ruling bankrupt cannot be required to draw pension to pay creditors
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2015

Declining to follow a 2012 decision, the High Court has ruled that a bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not represent income to


Company debt buy-back
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2009

On 14 October 2009 the Government announced a major change to the way in which company buy-backs of debt will be taxed


Horton v Henry 2014 pensions and bankruptcy appeal allowed
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2015

Of general interest is the appeal in the case of Horton v Henry, on which we reported in our January 2015 update. In Horton, the High Court declined


Arbitrating against companies in administration
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 13 2012

On 5 October 2011, the NSW Supreme Court upheld an application pursuant to s 440D(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for leave to bring and continue proceedings against a defendant under voluntary administration


Insolvency of insurance companies
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2009

The insolvency of UK insurance companies is, fortunately, a fairly rare event


Refund guarantees and shipbuilding contracts
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2010

We have received a number of urgent enquiries about the outcome of the Kookmin Bank case, which was recently decided by the Court of Appeal, in London


Gleave and others v Board of the Pension Protection Fund
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2008

The High Court has ruled that calculations of employer debt by scheme actuaries cannot be challenged by insolvency practitioners unless there is evidence of fraud or error


Solvent liquidations time for a corporate simplication?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2007

The lengthening of the restoration period for dormant companies may make a solvent liquidation an attractive option for some companies