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Beware of limitation periods in insolvency proceedings
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

Claimants should ensure that in foreign as well as UK insolvency procedures their claims are protected against limitation defences. Facts Glencore


Jackson insolvency carve out indefinitely extended great news for insolvency practitioners
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2015

Congratulations to all those who lobbied government to extend the carve out for insolvency from the restrictions imposed by the Jackson Reforms. We


Insolvency litigation Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
  • Winckworth Sherwood
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2015

No win no fee conditional fee arrangements ("CFAs") have long been an important feature of insolvency litigation, enabling claims to be brought


Lessons from Nortel: what do the recent allocation decisions mean?
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 28 2015

Around 33,000 UK-based pensioners of the Nortel group look set to receive a greater share of the group’s $7bn worldwide assets, following a joint


A trio of liquidation decisions overseas application of S.213, costs of compliance with S.236 and effects of arbitration clause on debt recovery actions
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

Recent weeks have seen a number of decisions concerning liquidations - in this article we explore three of the more interesting ones. 1) Overseas


The bankruptcy squeeze a blow to creditors and a boon to debtors
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

Bankruptcy remains the most well-known, and perhaps most feared, of the personal insolvency processes. Since the current threshold was introduced 30


Can a bankrupt's pension pot be used to pay creditors? The search for clarity in New Zealand and the UK
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

How does the objective of achieving payment for creditors in insolvency interact with the objectives of pension legislation, which seeks to ensure


Regulatory update change on the way
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

This order, which comes into effect on 1 October 2015, makes amendments to section 267(4) IA 1986, increasing the threshold for bankruptcy petitions


Challenge to time costs goes into overtime
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2015

Creditors have the right to challenge the remuneration and expenses of appointed administrators through the Court. There is a procedure set out in


Insolvency practitioners: a new dawn?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

A new Statement of Insolvency Practice (SIP16) is expected to be published in March 2015, aimed at improving the framework and operation of pre-pack