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Bankruptcy proceedings confirmed as controlled by the court to a large extent (Barker v Baxendale-Walker)

Published on: 14 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Bankruptcy proceedings confirmed as controlled by the court to a large extent (Barker v Baxendale-Walker)
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • What are the practical implications of this case?

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: This case confirms that bankruptcy and compulsory liquidation are processes controlled by courts to a greater extent than other insolvency processes. Christopher Brockman, barrister at Enterprise Chambers, who appeared for HMRC, analyses the implications of this decision for insolvency practitioners (IPs). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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