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When will a court sanction the sale of fixed charge assets by an administrator?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2014

Paragraph 71 of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act allows an administrator to apply to court to sell assets subject to a fixed charge as if they were


Invalid appointment of administrators - check your COMI!
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

McKellar v Griffin emphasises the importance for IPs of establishing the COMI of a foreign company before accepting an appointment as administrators


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


Insolvency in the charities world the pension scourge
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

Pension deficits are by no means the only concern for charities, but they present a severe headache. There are over 180,000 charities registered in


The future for pensions in bankruptcy
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In March the Government announced new pension reforms. From April 2015 pensioners reaching 55 years will be entitled to draw down their entire


Should the UK adopt Cape Town’s Alternative A Insolvency regime? Lessons from the US and Canada
  • Dentons
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 11 2014

The UK is consulting on whether to incorporate Cape Town’s Alternative A insolvency regime into English law. Alternative A is based on s 1110 of


Privy Council hands down judgment in PwC v Saad Investments Company and Singularis Holdings v PwC
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2014

The Privy Council gives credence to the concept of “modified universalism” (being the court’s common law power to assist foreign winding up


A reminder of the rules governing asset distribution in a corporate insolvency
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2015

On 31 December 2014, the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2014 (Commencement No 7) Order 2014, SI 20143160 extended the list of unsecured


Scheme hot topics bulletin: part I
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2015

As market participants will know, the English courts have been increasingly willing to accept jurisdiction to sanction schemes in respect of foreign


Illegality, insolvency and fraudulent directors: clarity at last?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2015

The Supreme Court recently handed down its judgment in Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others 2015 UKSC 23. The Court