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Contempt of court in bankruptcy case
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

A bankrupt was found to be in contempt of court following years of failing to comply with the terms of multiple court orders compelling him to


Finance Update: Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited v Camden Market Holdings Corporation 2017 EWCA Civ 7
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

It is standard market terms for a lender to have the express right to transfer its loan. In particular, English law governed syndicated loan documents


Wrongful trading - requirement to show increase in net deficiency for compensation
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

On 12 September 2012, the joint liquidators of a company brought claims for wrongful trading against its former directors, arguing that they knew (or


Privilege in bankruptcy - revisited
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

The UK Court of Appeal recently confirmed that lawyers (Decherts) could no longer act for a company (Avonwick). Our views on the first


Wasted costs and disclosure orders
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

Costs incurred in preparing to comply with disclosure orders not payable by liquidators Protection for wasted costs should have been sought


Can an appeal court's decision be reviewed by the same level of court under insolvency legislation?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

The insolvency legislation contains an unusual provision pursuant to section 375(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986 enabling the court to review its own


Quarterly update on Freezing injunctions
  • Edmonds, Marshall, McMahon
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

A group of companies brought proceedings against their former chairman ("Mr Zhunus"), CEO (Mr Arip") and former director ("Mr Dikhanbayeva") for


Trustee in bankruptcy cannot be in a better position than a spouse in applying for matrimonial relief
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2017

Husband and wife petitioned for divorce in 2008. In January 2009, a statutory demand was served on the husband and a bankruptcy petition was


Constructive discretion: Allowing legal proceedings during the statutory moratorium
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

Parties in the construction sector seeking to enforce an adjudicator’s decision against a company with the benefit of a statutory moratorium were


High Court rules that statutory interest payable on an insolvency is not subject to UK withholding tax
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2017

On 11 October 2016, the High Court held that statutory interest payable on an insolvency (under rule 2.88(7) IR 1986) is not "yearly interest" for UK