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Dwelling on a bankrupt’s house: issues with probate and s283a Insolvency Act 1986
  • Winckworth Sherwood
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2014

One of the roles of a trustee in bankruptcy is to realise the value of the assets in the bankrupt’s estate and to distribute the net proceeds to the

The UK and Denmark say 'no' to European Account Preservation Orders
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Denmark, United Kingdom
  • October 28 2014

On 17 July 2014, the regulation creating the European Account Preservation Order ("EAPO") came into force. This regulation will serve as an

The Financial Report January 22, 2015 - news from Europe
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, India, United Kingdom
  • January 22 2015

The UK Prudential Regulation Authority proposed changes to the PRA’s Pillar 2 framework for the banking sector, including changes to rules and

Insolvency proceedings and foreign companies
  • Ogier
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2015

The High Court of England and Wales may refuse to exercise its discretion to wind up companies incorporated abroad where there would be little

PPF levy 201516: final rules
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2015

The PPF's final levy rules for 201516 published at the end of last year largely confirmed the consultation drafts but included changes in some

Odds and ends the EC regulation, new SIP 16 consultation, extent of S.236 powers and more
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 22 2015

This article provides snapshot of some of the more incidental goings-on of which we believe practitioners should be aware. Amongst other things, it

Horton v Henry 2014 - High Court contradicts earlier case by ruling bankrupt cannot be required to draw pension to pay creditors
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2015

Declining to follow a 2012 decision, the High Court has ruled that a bankrupt's unexercised rights to draw his pension did not represent income to

Retention of title
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2015

In the second article in our series on risk and opportunity in the fashion retail sector, Rob Russell and Peter Manley assess one of the most

English Court of Appeal considers whether the mandatory stay provisions of s9(1) of the Arbitration Act of 1996 apply to winding-up petitions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2014

The English Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal brought against a recent High Court decision to stay a winding-up petition in favour of arbitration

Pearls of wisdom from Purle J: don’t undervalue your solicitor’s advice or pay the price
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2014

The recent case of Husky Group Ltd (“Husky”) underlines the importance of following your lawyer’s advice and not pursuing the defense of the