Lexis®PSL R & I highlights - August 2015

Lexis®PSL R & I highlights - August 2015

Welcome to the Lexis®PSL Restructuring & Insolvency team’s round-up of updates on recent case law, legislation, news and opinions for August 2015.

We take a look at key cases and news from August 2015, so you can be assured you are up to date on the main events in restructuring & insolvency.

This month's hot topic is our analyses of the latest Lehmans Waterfall decisions (II A and II B).

We also feature:

  • Establishing the requirements of a wrongful trading claim;
  • Directors' duties in insolvency—paramountcy of creditors' interests; and
  • The need for care when dealing with vulnerable persons in bankruptcy.

Our exclusive subscriber content this month addresses "Wrongful trading claims under section 214 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and the process for bringing the claim".

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About the author:

Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and joined the Restructuring and Insolvency team at Lexis®PSL in September 2014 from Shoosmiths LLP, where he was a senior associate in the restructuring and insolvency team.

Primarily focused on contentious and advisory corporate and personal insolvency work, Stephen’s experience includes acting for office-holders on a wide range of issues, including appointments, investigations and the recovery and realisation of assets (including antecedent transaction claims), and for creditors in respect of the impact on them of the insolvency of debtors and counterparties.