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Pension Protection Fund new guidance on insolvency practitioner fees
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The UK's Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is about to publish new guidelines to reflect their increased focus on the approval of Insolvency


High Court considers business purpose exemption and non-commercial agreements
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The recent appeal to the High Court in Woolsey v Payne 2015 EWHC 968 (Ch), from the Chief Registrar in insolvency proceedings, considered the


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


Administrators are not required to investigate directors’ motives for appointing them
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

A recent English High Court decision has held that prospective Administrators do not need to look behind the directors’ motives in appointing them


PPF guidance on office holder remuneration
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has issued a guidance note on Insolvency Practitioner remuneration which will apply where the insolvent company has


Claims brought against directors by liquidators: confirmation of the extent of the illegality defence
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in Jetivia S.A. And Another v Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation) and Ors should make


UK Court of Appeal judgment in Lehman Waterfall I appeal
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

The Court of Appeal in London today gave judgment in the Waterfall I Appeal, a dispute as to the distribution of the estimated £7 billion surplus of


Insurance intermediary insolvency: A CASS Act
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

In addition to the general insolvency measures found in the Insolvency Act 1986, insurance intermediaries are subject to specific client money rules


JV counterparty distress
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

The slide and volatility in the oil price over the past few months has been dramatic and whilst many companies will be well positioned to weather the


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