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Beware of your intentions when declaring dividends

In BTI 2014 LLC v. Sequana SA & Others [2016], the High Court has held that a dividend can be challenged as a transaction defrauding creditors under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
11 November 2016

“Modernised insolvency” arriving April 2017: What are the key changes?

Our corporate restructuring and insolvency team provide an overview of the new consolidated, restructured and modernised Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016.
10 November 2016

When are funds drawn down under a SIPP subject to an IPO?

The High Court has determined the circumstances in which sums drawn down under a self-investment personal pension scheme could be subject to an income payments order. 
09 August 2016

When does limitation start for an on demand loan?

The High Court has considered (obiter) when the limitation period starts in relation to an "on demand" loan with no express deadline for repayment.
09 August 2016

High Court approves framework to appoint conflict liquidators

Angel Group Ltd and others concerned a group of companies in Administration where the director asserted that the companies’ bank had “conspired to artificially distress the business”
09 August 2016

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Burges Salmon Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency team recruits new partner

Burges Salmon has recruited Andrew Eaton as a partner in its Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency team.
13 May 2016

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Tax changes for individual shareholders receiving a distribution in a liquidation

Tax treatment for individual shareholders receiving a distribution from a members' voluntary liquidation may be affected by changes applying (retrospectively) from 6 April 2016.
03 May 2016

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Director liabilities in the spotlight - wrongful trading and misfeasance

Actions for misfeasance and wrongful trading are something of a lottery. This article analyses three recent decisions and why proving where blame lies can be harder than it looks.
19 April 2016

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Legislative and regulatory update

The past few months have seen some interesting developments in legislative and regulatory requirements in the restructuring and insolvency world. We explore a number of them in this article.
19 April 2016

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To recognise foreign proceedings or not

To recognise foreign proceedings or not - two recent contrasting decisions under UNCITRAL and the EU Regulation.
19 April 2016

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Collective redundancies: the risk of criminal prosecution

The decision to prosecute three former directors of parcel delivery firm City Link serves as a stark reminder of the importance of following the correct procedures in redundancy situations.
19 October 2015

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Regulatory update ; change on the way

The past three months have seen the publication of a spate of forthcoming regulatory and legislative changes. In this bulletin we investigate some of the more significant developments.
02 July 2015
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