Mondaq UK: Insolvency/Bankruptcy/Re-structuring
Morrison & Foerster LLP
English law restructuring and insolvency tools are used to implement financial restructurings and the external administration of foreign companies
Dentons
While the UK is on the brink of Brexit, European lawmakers are entering the final stage of the codification of a European Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
No one knows for certain what the future will hold for the UK and the remaining EU countries post 29 March 2019 ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On September 12, 2018, HM Treasury published a consultation on the U.K. Government's proposed approach to implementing the EU Bank Creditor Hierarchy Directive ...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
A precedential decision issued on November 28, 2018 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit highlights the limits of bankruptcy judges' authority to transfer non-core proceedings to other courts.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Mr Justice Hildyard, who continues to amass expertise on schemes of arrangements, recently ruled against convening a single meeting of creditors on a scheme of arrangement proposed by Stronghold Insurance Company Limited (Stronghold) (the Scheme).
Dentons
Under current English law, an English law debt can only be compromised by agreement or by the English courts.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The effect of this was to swell the pot of assets available to be applied to all unsecured creditor claims.
Duff and Phelps
Our ability to consider the long-term impact of the operational turnaround in each case has enabled us to deliver a strong platform for each business to exit the restructuring process...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
This article will primarily look at the proposed changes focused on facilitating a rescue culture.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In the holiday season many of us jet-set to foreign shores – but do we ever think about how we might get home ...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On 26 August, the Government announced that it will be making changes to UK insolvency legislation.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Paul Muscutt, London restructuring partner at law firm Squire Patton Boggs, talks to Andrew Tate, former R3 President, Chair of R3's Policy Group and Partner ...
Clyde & Co
The Government is consulting on plans to prohibit the enforcement of ‘termination clauses' in favour of a supplier in contracts ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 9 July 2018, the House of Commons published a briefing paper entitled "Corporate insolvency: consultations on reform," considering in detail three consultations on insolvency ...
Dentons
At the end of August, BEIS (finally) responded to a May 2016 consultation paper which reviewed the UK's corporate insolvency framework.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision granting a non-party costs order against an insolvent company's director and majority shareholder.
Carson McDowell
In recent weeks and months it has been larger household names that have been in the news with their finances under the scrutiny of the news and media.
Clyde & Co
The Court of Justice for the European Union has ruled that Pension Protection Fund compensation cap breaches the EU Insolvency Directive.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The victim need only show that the purpose of defrauding creditors was a purpose, not the only purpose or even the dominant purpose.
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Dentons
Under current English law, an English law debt can only be compromised by agreement or by the English courts.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 8, 2018, the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities launched a consultation on draft joint guidelines on the cooperation and information exchange between national...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Case: Leibson Corporation and Others v TOC Investments Corporation and Others [2018] EWCA Civ 763 (17 April 2018).
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Mr Justice Hildyard, who continues to amass expertise on schemes of arrangements, recently ruled against convening a single meeting of creditors on a scheme of arrangement proposed by Stronghold Insurance Company Limited (Stronghold) (the Scheme).
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
You may have noticed from the emails flooding into your inbox (even in this post-GDPR world) that this Friday 23 November is "Black Friday".
Fenwick Elliott LLP
In August 2018, in Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited v Bresco Electrical Services Limited (In Liquidation) Mr Justice Fraser had the opportunity in the context of CPR Part 8 proceedings to clarify whether or not ...
Gowling WLG
In the second of our mini-series on insolvency in construction, we consider what you need to do when you find out that the party you are in contract with has become (or is about to become) insolvent.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
English law restructuring and insolvency tools are used to implement financial restructurings and the external administration of foreign companies
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
A precedential decision issued on November 28, 2018 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit highlights the limits of bankruptcy judges' authority to transfer non-core proceedings to other courts.
Gowling WLG
A decision of the Chancery Court which confirms the rule against contractual penalties will not apply to the terms of a company's own voluntary arrangement ...
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