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PPF levy: major changes to insolvency scores
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2014

Many schemes will see a sharp increase in their levy next year as a result of the PPF's new and more discriminative insolvency scoring system

Part 1 - are you ready for 2015 insolvency changes?
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2014

The Insolvency Rules 1986 ("IR 1986") are to be replaced in their entirety by the Insolvency Rules 2015 ("IR 2015"). The Insolvency Service has been

Another hurdle cleared on the path to ratification the UK and the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol
  • Vedder Price PC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2014

"The Government has carefully considered the views of the Respondents to the call for evidence and has decided to proceed with ratification of the

Ex parte costs orders in receivership confirmed
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2013

English courts may, when making ex parte (without notice) orders in a court-appointed receivership, include a final order that the defendant pays the

Game over? Court of Appeal has a kick-about with Game administration
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2014

The case concerning the Game group of companies' administration has now been played out in the Court of Appeal and the eagerly anticipated judgment

Court of Appeal rules approves partial buy-out mechanism enabling trustees to maximize section 75 debt
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2014

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the trustees of two occupational defined benefit (DB) schemes can use a particular mechanism, known as a Headway

Liquidators of Scottish Coal Company can't walk away
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2013

Appeal Judges in the Court of Session yesterday issued a decision directing that the liquidators of Scottish Coal Company (SCC) cannot abandon sites

UK Government confirms direct recovery of tax powers not intended to restore Crown preference on insolvency
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2014

The vast majority of UK taxpayers pay what they owe in full and on time. Her Majesty's Revenues and Customs (HMRC) thinks that a persistent minority

Euroresource-deals and debt - August 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 3 2014

The existing protections in section 233 of the Act have become outdated and are limited to supplies of gas, electricity, water and communications

Misfeasance liability of English liquidator
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2014

A former liquidator would not be entitled to relief from liability under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 where her conduct had fallen well