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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


Voidable transactions in insolvency
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2014

In a commercial lending context, there are three main situations under English law where an insolvency officer can set aside security entered into in


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


Fixed versus floating charges
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2014

They give a lender a higher position in the queue for the net proceeds of a borrower's assets in the event of a borrower's insolvency. Fixed and


Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2007

Under the JCT suite of contracts, an employer is entitled to terminate the contractor’s employment where the contractor has become insolvent (including the appointment of administrative receivers in relation to the contractor


FSA press release - Lehman Brothers Holding Inc
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2008

On 15 September 2008, the FSA published a statement concerning Lehman Brothers Holding Inc


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


UNIDROIT latest round on the International Convention on Intermediated Securities
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2007

The 4th session of the committee of governmental experts on Intermediated Securities met in May 2007 to continue negotiation of the draft Convention


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


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