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‘Super priority’ of financial support directions overturned in Supreme Court of England and Wales
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2013

The Supreme Court has today allowed an appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal (14 October 2011) which, in certain circumstances in an

Scottish Coal disclaimer: written decision from the Court of Session
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

We recently reported on the Court of Session's decision that a liquidator of a company being wound up in Scotland may abandon both heritable property

UK Supreme Court throws out the Nortel and Lehman pension baby claims with the bathwater
  • Bracewell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2013

While the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge has dominated the British (and the world) headlines this week, the

Insolvency is not necessarily a barrier to enforcing an Adjudicator’s decision
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2013

The insolvency of one or other of the parties to a dispute has become commonplace in recent times, particularly in construction related disputes

Events of default? Worth checking your contracts again
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2013

The Supreme Court handed down an important judgement last week in the case of BNY Corporate Trustee Services Limited v Eurosail - UK 2007 - 3BL PLC

Beware increased court scrutiny of procedural matters
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2012

Practitioners should be aware that recent comment from a number of the insolvency judges at the Court of Session suggests that the Court is likely to be taking a more interventionist approach to a number of insolvency applications and, as a result, practitioners may wish to review the approach taken to these applications in administration and liquidation cases

Nortel reaches court of appeal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2011

On 10 December 2010, the High Court gave judgment in a joint application by the administrators of certain companies in the Nortel and Lehman estates for directions on the status of any financial support direction or contribution notice issued to the companies in administration or any subsequent liquidation (Bloom & Others v. The Pensions Regulator (Nortel, Re) 2010 EWHC 3010 (Ch

TUPE protection applies to administration transfers
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2012

The TUPE Regulations contain some provisions designed to make struggling businesses more attractive to prospective purchasers

Top tens of 2011 and 2012
  • CMS
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2012

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Controversial pensions bankruptcy case to be appealed
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2012

We previously reported on Raithatha v Williamson (4 April 2012) where the High Court held that a bankrupt’s right to draw a pension was subject to an income payments order (“IPO”) even if the individual had yet to draw his pension