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Powerful Changes to UK Insolvency Legislation – Are You Ready?

On 1 October 2015, several changes to UK insolvency legislation are coming into force. Insolvency practitioners and stakeholders should take note of the following key amendments to make sure they are up to date with these changes. The amendments are the next raft of changes to insolvency law under the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act … Continue Reading

Litigants Beware – No Second Bite At The Cherry

On Friday 11 September in the High Court in London, Mr E Murray (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge), handed down a reserved judgment: Clutterbuck & Paton v William Cleghorn (as Judicial Factor to the Estate of Elliot Nichol Deceased), in which the entirety of the Claimants’ £97.5m claim was struck out as an … Continue Reading

Dodgy Directors Top Trumps

One of the functions of the UK Insolvency Service is to investigate directors’ conduct and if appropriate to commence directors disqualification proceedings or enter into disqualification undertakings. As the Insolvency Service has recently reviewed in its Newsletter the type of conduct which led to the longest disqualification bans in 2014/2015, now would seem like a perfect … Continue Reading
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