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Privy Council finds implied jurisdiction agreement sufficient for enforcement of foreign judgment under common law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2016

The Privy Council has held that a foreign default judgment can be enforced under the common law where a jurisdiction agreement in favour of that


Section 236, extra-territorial effect and a way forward following Re MF Global UK Ltd and Re Omni Trustees Ltd
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2016

The recent decisions in Re MF Global UK Ltd and Re Omni Trustees Ltd give conflicting views as to whether section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986 has


In Focus - Real Estate Dispute Resolution - A balanced view
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in this long awaited appeal. The Court unanimously found that there was no case for implying a term


Ruling of the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench division), November 30, 2015, Case No. Cl-2015-000 143: the discharge of guarantees in favour of creditors specially related to the insolvent party does not affect the personal guarantees granted by a third party
  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

This ruling resolved an issue originating from a personal and joint and several guarantee granted by two companies to secure the obligations assumed


Don’t waste my time, Mr Insolvency Practitioner: Creditor Portals do not equal Creditor Engagement
  • Paris Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2016

So-called “Creditor Portals”, and other similarly titled electronic platforms by which insolvency practitioners typically circulate any meaningful


What does "advance" mean?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The word “advance” does not automatically imply an obligation to repay the funds advanced, nor does it automatically imply a repayment trigger. The


Security over future debts and set off
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

An assignee of future debts was bound by discounting and rebate arrangements concluded between the assignor and its customers despite having given


Individual insolvencies fall to lowest level since 2005
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2016

The Insolvency Service recently published official statistics showing that the number of individual insolvencies in 2015 fell to the lowest annual


New Liquor Licence Guide for Insolvency Practitioners
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

The trading environment for Britain’s pubs has never been tougher. According to the Campaign for Real Ale, 29 pubs close every week in the UK, with


Illegality defence: the position of directors considered - the latest from the Court of Appeal
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

In Sharma v Top Brands Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 1140, the Court of Appeal refused to allow a former liquidator of a company (which was a vehicle for VAT