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Dividends liable to challenge as transactions defrauding creditors?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2016

In the recent case of BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA & others 2016 EWHC 1686, the High Court has held for the first time that a dividend can be


English Law Schemes of Arrangement: Class Composition
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

Having received the sanction of antitrust regulators in Europe, the U.S., China and South Africa, the planned merger of brewing giants AB InBev and


Approaching insolvency-interests of creditors and duties to shareholders
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

In a recent case, BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA & others, the High Court was asked to consider the circumstances in which the directors of a company are


Supreme Court decision highlights importance of contract terms in protecting principal from agent’s insolvency
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

The Supreme Court has held that a principal was entitled to recover payments collected by its agent on its behalf following the agent's insolvency:


The UK Court exercises its discretion against making an administration order
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2016

The High Court has recently demonstrated its right to exercise discretion as to whether an administration order should be made in relation to a


Statutory Demands - what you need to know
  • Berg
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

A statutory demand is a formal demand for a debt by a creditor on its debtor. Failure by the debtor to pay the debt, satisfy or secure it to the


Digitalisation of Directors’ Disqualification
  • Berg
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2016

The Insolvency Service tweeted on 27 July 2016 with some satisfaction that last year it disqualified 1,208 directors for unfit conduct. Our economy


High Court approves framework to appoint conflict liquidators
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

Angel Group Ltd and others concerned a group of companies in Administration where the director asserted that the companies' bank had "conspired to


When are funds drawn down under a SIPP subject to an IPO?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

The High Court has determined the circumstances in which sums drawn down under a self-investment personal pension scheme could be subject to an


FASt action required by qualifying pension plans
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 8 2016

Earlier this year it was announced that the UK’s Financial Assistance Scheme (“FAS”) would close to applications from 1 September 2016. This does not