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Take note: amended UK insolvency law now in force!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

On 26 May 2015 new UK insolvency law changes take effect and all insolvency practitioners and stakeholders should be aware of these amended rules


Financial litigation roundup - Spring 2015
  • RPC
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

The High Court clarifies the position regarding liability of investment managers, applying established legal principles of agency and inducement


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


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


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


Who needs New York law when you can have an English scheme of arrangement instead?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2015

Following upon the November judgment in Re APCOA Parking Holdings GmbH, last week Mrs Justice Rose sanctioned a scheme of arrangement between the