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One test or two? Insolvency events of default after Eurosail (continued)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2016

Facility agreements almost always contain events of default based on a borrower's insolvency. Defining insolvency is therefore key. In this article


The Courts flip-flopping (again) on the validity of “flip clauses”
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 1 2016

Judge Chapman’s judgment is obviously a welcome development for participants in the structured capital markets, particularly those who transact


What Are Excessive Pension Contributions?
  • Freeths
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

Section 342A and the further associated provisions within the Insolvency Act 1986 ("the Act") provide a Trustee in Bankruptcy with the power to apply


Nice try, but no cigar!
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

This was an appeal by liquidators to the Court of Appeal from a decision refusing to grant an order that payments made to the respondent directors


Wrongful trading: second bite of the cherry tastes sour
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

This case follows the ultimately unsuccessful attempt by liquidators to recover pursuant to a wrongful trading claim (see Grant & Anor v Ralls and


Validating payments in the context of winding up petitions
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

Validation orders under s127 Insolvency Act 1986 will only be made: in special circumstances where a particular transaction is one that is in the


Assigning the blame? Another landlord & tenant decision on lease assignments
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2016

EMI Group Ltd -v- O&H Q1 Ltd 2016 EWHC 529 (Ch) is the latest case in the saga following the 2011 decision in KS Victoria St. v House of Fraser


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