Phillip Patterson provides a summary of recent corporate insolvency cases covering:

  • Fraudulent trading;
  • Misfeasance, transactions defrauding creditors and the duties of directors; and
  • The out of court appointment of administrators.

Case citations

Statutory provisions

  • Insolvency Act 1986, ss 212, 213, 214, 423, Sch B1 paras 29 – 31
  • Companies Act 1948, s 332
  • Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, r. 3.17, 3.20, 3.24 and 3.25
  • Companies Act 2006, ss 171 – 177

Case citations

  • Re Pantiles Investments [2019] EWHC 1298 (Ch)
  • Global Corporate Ltd v Dirk Stefan Hale [2018] EWCA Civ 2618
  • BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA [2019] EWCA Civ 112
  • Burnden Holdings (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) v Fielding [2019] EWHC 1566 (Ch)
  • Re NJM Clothing Ltd [2018] EWHC 2388 (Ch)
  • Re Towcester Racecourse Ltd [2018] EWHC 2902 (Ch)
  • Re Spaces London Bridge Ltd [2018] EWHC 3099 (Ch)
  • Re HMV Ecommerce Ltd [2019] EWHC 903 (Ch)

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