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Clarification of the “change of position” defence: Oliver Hyams analyses Atkinson & Mummer v Varma

United Kingdom - August 4 2021 Oliver Hyams, who acted for the successful Respondents, analyses the implications of Atkinson & Mummery (as Joint Liquidators of Grosvenor Property…

Recent Insolvency Case Update

United Kingdom - June 18 2021 These case summaries first appeared in LexisNexis’ Insolvency Case Alerter. They represent some of the more interesting insolvency decisions to have…

George Eyre, Emily Husain, Katrina Mather, Mark O’Grady

Going for gold: High Court looks at an unusual stakeholder claim under CPR Part 86

United Kingdom - April 14 2021 In Kitover v Galmarley Limited (trading as Bullionvault.com) [2021] EWHC 809 (Ch), the High Court was asked to determine a stakeholder claim under…

Mistaken Payments and Mistakes of Law under the Limitation Act 1980

United Kingdom - February 24 2021 The FII Group Litigation (‘FII’) was established by an Order made on 8 October 2003 with the purpose of determining common or related questions of…

The Court of Appeal considers the consequences of failure to serve a registration order under the Lugano Convention: Islandsbanki Hf & Ors v Stanford [2020] EWCA Civ 480

United Kingdom - June 23 2020 The Third Respondent (Mr Standford) was a bankrupt in respect of whom three bankruptcy petitions had been presented: the first on 6 April 2017 by the…