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How landlords and insolvency practitioners can help each other
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2014

Most Landlords, and Insolvency Practitioners ("IP"s), will be well aware of the issues and liabilities that can arise where a tenant (whether it be a

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

Unfair harm in the context of actions by administrators
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2014

London & Westcountry Estates Limited ("LWE") went into administration in March 2012. The directors of LWE claimed that its bankers had mis-sold an

A medley of administration decisions - expenses, conclusion of the process, claims of creditors and adoption of contracts
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

The past quarter has seen a spate of cases on range of administration issues. Here we take a canter through some of the more topical ones. High Court

Stay summary judgment to allow scheme of arrangement proposal
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2013

The recent decision of Re Bluecrest Mercantile BV saw the High Court stay proceedings for summary judgment in respect of contract debts to allow the

Supply Chain Risk - a risk that you just cannot afford to ignore
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2016

The Association of Business Recovery Professionals suggests that unsecured creditors, on average, receive 1 of the debt due to them from a company

Friday 13th: an unlucky day for Scottish liquidators
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2013

On 13 December 2013, the Court of Session ruled that the liquidators of The Scottish Coal Company Limited (SCC) were not able to disclaim ownership

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

Euroresource--deals and debt
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 30 2013

On 26 July 2013, the French government filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief supporting Argentina's petition requesting the U.S