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Supreme Court decides Olympic Airlines did not have an establishment in the UK
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

An "establishment" requires business and business activity to be carried out involving dealings with third parties and not simply acts of internal

Nowhere to hide: Supreme Court considers illegality defence and global application of Insolvency Act 1986 in VAT fraud case
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

On 22 April 2015 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others 2015

Euroresource--deals and debt (June 2015)
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 10 2015

On 10 March 2015, the German Finance Ministry published a proposal for legislative changes to the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz) that would

Legal Update - Litigation Trends 2016
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2016

Last year, the Ministry of Justice published its statistics for judicial and court activity in England and Wales for 2014. In this note, we take a

Company Insolvency in England & Wales: Lexology Navigator Q&A
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2015

A structured guide to insolvency laws and practice in England and Wales

Re Atlantic Computers revisited - SSRL Realisations
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

The administration moratorium restricts a landlord from forfeiting its lease without the consent of the administrators or the permission of the court

Pre May 2000 bankrupt’s pension assets still vest in his trustee in bankruptcy
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2015

In the recent decision of Horton v Henry 2014 EWHC 4209 (Ch) the High Court held that a Bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not

What states should know about proprietary claims to corrupt assets
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

A proprietary claim is a claim to own a specific asset or sum of money. It can be a free-standing claim or a remedy available if the state can

Redrawing the boundaries: income payment options and undrawn pensions
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2015

Income payments orders (IPOs) are an essential tool for the trustee in bankruptcy in realising a bankrupt's assets. Until recently, it had been

When can a company sue its directors for their illegal acts?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

The Supreme Court has confirmed in Jetivia v Bilta that where a company brings a claim against its directors for losses caused by their wrongdoing