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Back from the point of no return; events of default redefined
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2013

The UK's Insolvency Act 1986 sets out in s.123 various tests to determine whether a company should be deemed unable to pay its debts. The relevance


Bilta the end of the ''sole actor'' exception?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2013

The Court of Appeal recently handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Jetivia S.A. URS Brunschweiler v Bilta (UK) Limited (in


Horton v Henry: "and hast thou slain the Jabberwock?"
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2016

With the long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal in Horton v Henry, the Looking Glass decision in Raithatha v Williamson is finally laid to rest


Back to basics: enforcing a judgment in Scotland
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

The aim of a payment action is to recover monies due. Obtaining a positive judgment from the court is just the first step in that process. The party


Court of Appeal rules undrawn pension is protected from trustees in bankruptcy, ending four years of legal uncertainty
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2016

The Court of Appeal in England has confirmed that a Trustee in Bankruptcy ("TIB") cannot force a bankrupt person to elect to take their


ROT claims: no cashing in
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2014

Insolvency professionals will welcome the High Court's decision in Blue Monkey Gaming Limited v Hudson & Others 2014 which is clear authority that


Focus on IPs: a summary of recent legal changes
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2014

This update focusses on a range of issues affecting IPs from the past two months, covering the consultation on fees announced in February, the HMRC


A session on cessions of debtors in business rescue
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2016

There has been considerable controversy about the extent of the powers, and the extent of obligations of a business rescue practitioner in relation


Retrospective extension of court appointed receiverships and COMI in bankruptcy two recent decisions
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2014

This update focusses upon two recent High Court decisions dealing with (respectively) the ability of the court to retrospectively extend


Rent a higher priority in insolvency
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2014

The outcome of this appeal has been awaited with a high degree of interest. The issue was the extent to which rent should be payable as an expense of