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RPC | Hong Kong | 11 Mar 2015

Important judgment on liquidators' ability to obtain documents

In an important judgment handed down recently by the Court of First Instance in Hong Kong, the companies judge has ruled on the ambit of the power to

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RPC | Hong Kong | 26 Jan 2015

Modified Universalism - privy to Singular clarification?

While most jurisdictions provide liquidators with wide investigative powers to locate and realise assets locally, the exercise of such powers becomes

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RPC | Hong Kong | 20 Jan 2015

Modified universalism privy to singular clarification?

While most jurisdictions provide liquidators with wide investigative powers to locate and realise assets locally, the exercise of such powers becomes

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RPC | United Kingdom | 16 Jul 2013

Proposals to increase claims against directors

These proposals are relevant to the length and breadth of the D&O market. Their purpose is to try to encourage civil claims being made against

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RPC | United Kingdom | 17 Jan 2013

Enforcing insolvency orders in England & Wales following Rubin v Eurofinance

The UK Supreme Court judgment in the conjoined cases of Rubin and another v Eurofinance SA and others and New Cap Reinsurance Corporation (in

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RPC | United Kingdom | 25 Oct 2012

Rubin v Eurofinance SC decision case comment

The UK Supreme Court has handed down an important judgment in the conjoined cases of Rubin and another v Eurofinance SA and others and New Cap Reinsurance Corporation (in Liquidation) and another v AE Grant and others 2012 UKSC 46, which provides vital clarification on the effect of foreign insolvency judgments on the UK courts.

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RPC | United Kingdom | 2 Oct 2012

Illegality defence explored further

The illegality defence is based on legal policy designed to prevent a person who has been involved in some form of illegal conduct from enforcing their normal legal rights and from profiting from their own wrongs.

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RPC | United Kingdom | 22 Nov 2011

Assigning claims from a bankrupt's estate: costs risks and how to avoid them

A recent Court of Appeal case has highlighted that care must be taken by trustees in bankruptcy when assigning claims in the bankrupt's estate.

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RPC | Cayman Islands | 6 Sep 2011

No more excuses for inactive directors

On 26 August 2011 the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands found that directors Stefan Peterson and Hans Ekstrom of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund (the “Fund”) were guilty of wilful neglect in the discharge of their duties.

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RPC | United Kingdom | 17 Jun 2011

Suing naughty fiduciaries: delay is okay in claims ...

A recent High Court case involving unlawful loans to directors illustrates the potential pitfalls involved in calculating limitation periods, and the circumstances in which the usual six year statutory limitation period will not apply to a recovery claim against a fiduciary.

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