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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


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


HM Treasury consultation proposes changes to the administration regime for insurers
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2010

On 25 March 2010, HM Treasury published a consultation paper which proposes improvements to the protection and payment of benefits for policyholders of insurers in financial difficulty


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


“Follow the settlements” in the spotlight
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2007

The judgment of the Commercial Court in WASA and AGF v Lexington shows that a “follow settlements” clause in a reinsurance contract will not obviate the need for the reinsured to demonstrate that an inwards settlement falls within the terms and conditions of its outwards reinsurance


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


FSA statement to the US bankruptcy court examiner on the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • March 26 2010

On 12 March 2010, the FSA published the statement that it had provided to the court appointed examiner of Lehman Brothers Holding Inc, which is referred to in his wider report on the collapse of Lehman Brothers


Special Resolution Regime: the draft FSMA (Contribution to Costs of Special Resolution Regime) Regulations 2010: consultation
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2010

HM Treasury has published a consultation paper which is entitled Special Resolution Regime: the draft FSMA (Contribution to Costs of Special Resolution Regime) Regulations 2010


FSA statement to the US bankruptcy court examiner on the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holding Inc
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 22 2010

The FSA has published the statement that it has provided to the court appointed examiner of Lehman Brothers Holding Inc, which is referred to in his wider report on the collapse of Lehman Brothers published on 11 March 2010