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IPs: beware taking fees on trust
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2015

At a time when insolvency practitioner's ("IPs") fees are being scrutinised more closely than ever, the case of Bell v Birchall and others 2015 is


Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension and Life Assurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

In April 2015, the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal bought by The Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension and Life Assurance Scheme ("the


Contentious commentary - July 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

The latest edition of "Contentious Commentary", a newsletter that provides a summary of recent developments in litigation. The newsletter is produced


Arbitrate before you litigate!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

Over the last seven months there has been a spate of cases dealing with the relationship between arbitration law and insolvency law. Winding-up


Contractual ramifications of conditional fee arrangements for office-holders
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

The High Court’s recent judgment in Stevensdrake Ltd -v- Stephen Hunt & Others highlights the need for Insolvency Practitioners to make sure that


Trustee’s liability for adverse costs orders incurred by bankrupt pre- bankruptcy
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

The Supreme Court considered whether a trustee in bankruptcy who was considering adopting proceedings and lodging an appeal should be personally


Removal of the ‘attribution’ illegality defence
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2015

The recent Supreme Court decision in Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others v Nazir and others has provided office holders with greater (but not


Costs of compliance with S236 not automatically recoverable from the insolvency estate
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2015

This case concerns the provision of documentation under s236 IA 1986. The documentation requested by the liquidators was extensive and the


Collateral purpose in winding-up petitions
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2015

It is trite law that the court will grant an injunction restraining the advertisement of a winding-up petition where the petition amounts to an abuse


Administrators and the statutory purpose
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2015

This decision followed an application by creditors (“the Randhawas”) of BW Estates Ltd (“the Company”) against the administrators of the Company that