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The scope of ‘credit’ under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 - Burrell and others v Helical (Bramshott Place) Limited
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

This case concerned whether a fee payable by a tenant for assigning the lease involved the provision of "credit" for the purposes of the Consumer


Cross Border Restructuring and Insolvency Update - January 2016
  • Ashfords LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

The ECJ have ruled that a director of an English company that had entered into insolvency proceedings in Germany is liable to reimburse the company


Do receivers owe duties to bankrupt mortgagors?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether an LPA Receiver owes a duty of care to a bankrupt mortgagor in connection with the way the


CFA and ATE costs exemption for insolvent companies to be lifted in April 2016
  • Hausfeld LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

In 2013 as part of the so called “Jackson reforms” to civil litigation, the ability to recover Conditional Fee Arrangement (“CFA”) success fees and


A brace of cases on the right to enfranchise
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

The last two months have seen two key appeals in which the court was required to decide whether the tenant of a particular type of building should


Has the Time Arrived to Consider Taking Security Against Potential Defaulters?
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

With the cyclical fluctuation in oil and gas commodity prices, the UKCS has had its fair share of E&P companies going insolvent. As the UKCS matures


Bona vacantia, escheat and company restoration - a grand mess
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

Company dissolution and restoration, and its effects upon property of the company, is a difficult area to grapple with. Two recent decisions dealt


Validation orders - when will the court sanction payments in advance of their being made, and what factors justify private hearings?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

This article takes a look at the considerations laid down in Re Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK Limited 2015 EWHC 2726 when the court is asked to


Debt factors and equitable set-off - rare application of little used and understood rights
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

The received wisdom is that if, as a debtor, you are considering equitable set-off arguments, you are clutching at straws. A recent case shows a rare


Update: LASPO reforms to apply to insolvency proceedings from April 2016
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

As reported in Reed Smith's March 2015 client alert, insolvency practitioners currently enjoy an exemption from the provisions of Part 2 of the Legal