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Electronic disclosure the perils of ignoring disclosure requirements
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

In Smailes and another v McNally and another the High Court refused the claimant's application for relief from sanctions, finding the claimant's


Insolvency practitioners can be liable personally under CFAs
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

A liquidator can be held liable personally for obligations under a conditional fee arrangement. The facts Mr Hunt was the liquidator of a company


Guidance on when the court "ought" to set aside a statutory demand
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

A statutory demand designed to achieve some connected or collateral purpose is not necessarily invalid. The facts The Libyan Investment Authority


Filling a lacuna in the UK investment bank special administration regulations 2011 (IBSAR)
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

The Joint special administrators of an investment banking entity succeed in obtaining a direction to allow them to distribute client assets quickly


Trustee in bankruptcy not entitled to recover costs from bankrupt's solicitor's client account
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2015

The court has discretion to allow an insolvency practitioner to recover fees and costs from work done in realising assets for the benefit of a third


Nowhere to hide: Supreme Court considers illegality defence and global application of Insolvency Act 1986 in VAT fraud case
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

On 22 April 2015 the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others 2015


A trio of liquidation decisions overseas application of S.213, costs of compliance with S.236 and effects of arbitration clause on debt recovery actions
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

Recent weeks have seen a number of decisions concerning liquidations - in this article we explore three of the more interesting ones. 1) Overseas


Can a bankrupt's pension pot be used to pay creditors? The search for clarity in New Zealand and the UK
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

How does the objective of achieving payment for creditors in insolvency interact with the objectives of pension legislation, which seeks to ensure


Heralding investor certainty
  • Maples and Calder
  • Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

A recent decision of the Grand Court, Primeo Fund (in official liquidation) v Herald Fund SPC (in official liquidation), is another win for investor


Anti-suit injunctions, OW bunker and ISDA master agreements
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

The Commercial Court has recently refused to grant an anti-suit injunction to SwissMarine Corporation Limited (SwissMarine) to restrain proceedings