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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


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


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


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


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


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


Priority for expenses handling claims
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2007

This case concerns whether a claim to reimbursement of claims-handling expenses should have priority over other creditors on insolvency of the insured


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