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Court of Appeal stops winners from losing out with high security for costs standards
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2017

In the case of Newwatch Ltd v Bennett, the court ruled that After The Event insurance (ATE) policies could not be used as adequate security for costs

Test for existence of assets for Worldwide Freezing Order clarified by Court of Appeal - Ras al Khaimah & 5 ors v Bestfort
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2017

In an appeal against an order refusing a worldwide freezing order on the basis that the applicant could not show assets somewhere in the world, Lord

Breyer Group Plc v RBK Engineering Ltd 2017 EWHC 1206 (Ch)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

Winding up petition struck out as an abuse of process where the court was not satisfied that the petitioner was a creditor. In Breyer Group Plc v RBK

Thomas and another v Frogmore Real Estate Partners 2017 EWHC 25 (Ch)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

Should an administrator's appointment be terminated where the motives of the appointor are improper but the statutory purpose of the administration

James Green (Supervisor of the Voluntary Arrangement of James Patrick Wright) (Supervisor) v James Patrick Wright (Debtor) 2017 EWCA Civ 111
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

Are funds subject to an IVA if they are received by a debtor after a certificate of completion has been issued by the supervisor? The case of James

JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Limited v Davis Haulage Limited 2017 EWCA Civ 267
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

Can a company file a notice of intention to appoint an administrator (NOI) if administration is just one of a number of potential options being

CJEU limits situations in which insolvency laws relating to transaction avoidance may override Parties’ contractual choice of law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
  • July 14 2017

In a recent judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed the extent to which an English law governed contract can be subject

Unintended Consequences: Be Clear What You Advise On
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 13 2017

In the recent case of BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland 2017 UKSC 21, the Supreme Court unanimously re-affirmed and clarified the principle

Finance litigation: the latest cases and issues - June 2017
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

This month we consider the court's view on the extent to which firms' activities in handling complaints are themselves subject to adjudication by the

Judgments - July 6th 2017 - Effective service by fax and valuation of securities in repo transactions
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2017

Following the decision in LBIE v. Exxonmobil referred to in our last update, Mr Justice Knowles CBE had to consider whether default notices sent by