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Insolvency Update: The New Bankruptcy Act Commenced - 1 Year Term
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 2 2016

Bankruptcy law in Ireland is now, broadly speaking, in line with that of the United Kingdom. In particular, for bankrupts who cooperate with the

Fourth Circuit affirms priority of tax lien over failed chapter 11 professional fees
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

A federal "secured tax claim takes priority over a professional's claim to fees" in an aborted Chapter 11 case, held the U.S. Court of Appeals for

Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Bulletin: February 2016
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

The Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Bulletin provides an analysis of legal issues, recent court decisions and significant changes in bankruptcy and

Key Legislative and Regulatory Developments in Singapore for the Year 2015
  • Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 1 2016

On 5 October 2015, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam and 8 other countries in the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation successfully

West Coast Real Estate Update: Feb. 1, 2016
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

In an attempt to further broaden when a member of a common interest development association can bring his or her attorney to association meetings

Subrogation to unpaid vendor's lien
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

In the recent case of Bank of Cyprus UK Limited v Menelaou, the Supreme Court showed the flexibility of the equitable remedy of unpaid vendor's lien

The scope of ‘credit’ under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 - Burrell and others v Helical (Bramshott Place) Limited
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

This case concerned whether a fee payable by a tenant for assigning the lease involved the provision of "credit" for the purposes of the Consumer

Do receivers owe duties to bankrupt mortgagors?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether an LPA Receiver owes a duty of care to a bankrupt mortgagor in connection with the way the

A brace of cases on the right to enfranchise
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

The last two months have seen two key appeals in which the court was required to decide whether the tenant of a particular type of building should

Bona vacantia, escheat and company restoration - a grand mess
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

Company dissolution and restoration, and its effects upon property of the company, is a difficult area to grapple with. Two recent decisions dealt