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Challenges to dividends
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

AWA was an entity owned by the Sequana group. Following various corporate acquisitions, BAT became liable for an environmental clean-up in the US and


Funds Talk: December 2016
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • European Union, France, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 1 2016

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced it is examining registrants' compliance with key whistleblower provisions


Fighting the flab: UK Supreme Court seeks to limit the scope for remedial constructive trusts
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

Shortly before insolvency, financially distressed companies often receive monies which appear "morally" to be due to third parties, such as customer


Finance litigation briefing October 2016: report and review on the latest cases and issues
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a trustee in bankruptcy cannot compel a bankrupt to draw down payments from his personal pension where he had


Patel v Mirza 2016 UKSC 42
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • October 28 2016

Mr Patel transferred Mr Mirza £620,000 to bet on shares in RBS using insider information which Mr Mirza hoped to obtain from RBS contacts. The


Banking and Finance Dispute Resolution - September 2016
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2016

In Novus Aviation Limited v Alubaf Arab International Bank BSC 2016 EWHC 1575 (Comm), the Commercial Court determined that a letter of commitment


(1) Stratford Edward Hamilton (2) James Ashley Dowers (Trustees in Bankruptcy of Charles Newell) v (1) Maureen Frances Brown (2) C&MB Holdings Ltd 2016 EWHC 191 (Ch)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2016

The husband and wife were directors and shareholders of a company (‘C’). The husband was adjudged bankrupt in June 2014; the petitioners were


Goldtrail Travel Ltd (In Liquidation) v Aydin 2016 EWCA 371
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2016

The company (‘Goldtrail’) was a tour operator. The director, who owned 100 of the company, had attempted to sell 50 of his shares to each of two


(1) Andrew Hosking (2) Bruce Mackay (Joint Liquidators of Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II SCA v Apax Partners LLP and 8 Others 2016 EWHC 558 (Ch)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2016

The Respondents applied to set aside an order permitting the liquidators to serve the ‘Main Application’ on the Respondents out of the jurisdiction


Dispute Resolution Update: AS Latvijas Krajbanka (in Liquidation) v Antonov 2016 EWHC 1262 (Comm)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2016

The Commercial Court recently held that the Defendant, a former majority beneficial owner of the Claimant bank, had acted dishonestly and in breach