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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The first restructuring plan cramming down HMRC as a secondary preferential creditor has been sanctioned.
Mayer Brown
In its recent consultation ("Managing the failure of systematic Digital Settlement Asset (including stablecoin) firms"), the Government has proposed that one of two special administration regimes...
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 19 July 2022, the UK government's Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy released Market Guidance Notes on the NSI Act (which took effect on 4 January 2022). The NSI Act...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Historically, the Hong Kong courts have generally recognised foreign insolvency proceedings commenced in the jurisdiction in which the company is incorporated.
1 Chancery Lane
Two cases caught our eye this week, both relating to issues around service outside the jurisdiction, which as you would expect has been something of a talking point in the courts since Exit Day.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
With the lifting of the restrictions on the presentation of winding up petitions, and the likely cash flow pressures caused by price inflation, it is widely anticipated that we will see an increase...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
During the Covid-19 imposed disruption to air travel, many airlines responded by tapping shareholders for cash but many also raised money in the debt markets to cover losses.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a judgment which has only recently become available, the High Court has allowed an application by a bank for summary judgment in its claim against a high net-worth individual...
Gatehouse Chambers
The seminar will focuses on some of the important aspects of the range of potential claims available against directors of a company in an insolvency process.
Mayer Brown
The Insolvency Service has published a report on the research commissioned by it on the use of Company Voluntary Arrangements ("CVAs") by large companies in the retail trade, accommodation and food and beverage sectors.
Mayer Brown
Almost a year to the day since the High Court rejected the Amigo loans group's previous proposal for a scheme of arrangement, on 23 May 2022, Mr Justice Trower sanctioned the group's latest scheme proposal ...
Gatehouse Chambers
In this webinar, Alaric Watson, Oliver Hyams and Mark O'Grady consider the important aspects of the duties of directors and the claims against them from solvency through the twilight zone and into insolvency.
Kemp IT Law
Uncertain times have a knock-on effect on all aspects of life including business. The pandemic, Brexit, ever-rising inflation and now an energy crisis against the backdrop of war in Europe...
Gatehouse Chambers
David Lewis QC, Jack Dillon, and James Shaw look at unfair prejudice claims, covering (i) parties, the cause of action and its relationship with derivative claims, forum,...
IR Global
If the UK is any indication of how distressed businesses will cope with the post-pandemic world, then companies across the globe could be in for a rough ride in the next few years.
Worldwide
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 June 2022, Mr Justice Harris sanctioned a Hong Kong scheme of arrangement for Rare Earth Magnesium Technology Group (the Company)...
Ogier
Reports last week of the significant increase in corporate insolvencies and voluntary liquidations in England and Wales for Q2 demonstrate the combined impact of government COVID-19 support being withdrawn, soaring energy and fuel costs, ...
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
The UK government's proposals1 to only partially implement UNCITRAL's Model Law on Recognition and Enforcement of Insolvency-Related Judgments will not affect the "Rule in Gibbs."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Is the rule in Gibbs justifiable in the context of modern international insolvency laws or is England clinging to an outdated rule simply to keep restructurings here?...
Collas Crill
As a leading international finance centre, Jersey has sophisticated and robust measures to prevent, identify and remedy fraud. The Jersey Court has consistently and repeatedly sent a clear message...
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