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General duty of liquidators and administrators where there has been an unlawful transaction If, during the course of a liquidator's or administrator's investigations into...

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Appeals: the general position in litigation Appeals in litigation are governed by the CPR part 52 and its practice direction, which from 1 October 2012 consists of CPR PD...

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The CPR provisions The 59th update to the CPR includes revisions to the provisions relating to appeals. Under these amendments, which came into force on 1...

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CPR provisions The 59th update to the CPR included revisions to the provisions relating to appeals. Under those amendments, which came into force on 1...

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The 59th update to the CPR included revisions to the provisions relating to appeals. Under those amendments, in force on 1 October 2012, CPR PD 52 was replaced by CPR PD...

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The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK. It hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance and plays an important role in...

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This Practice Note explains when a general assignment of book debts by a bankrupt prior to their bankruptcy is invalid. See also Practice Note: Unenforceability of liens...

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. Avoiding floating charges—the conditions required Under section 245 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), there are provisions for liquidators and administrators to set...

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The Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024 (IR 2016) give insolvency office-holders in certain situations the power to...

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This Practice Note outlines the likely impact of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) for dispute resolution practitioners. It summarises the UK’s and EU’s respective...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note explains how Brussels I applies. It sets out transitional arrangements, international requirements and what constitutes civil and commercial...

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What are the Business and Property Courts? The Business and Property Courts (B&PCs) came into operation on 2 October 2017 as a single umbrella for certain specialist...

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Introduction This Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The disclosure pilot...

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Introduction This Practice Note will give a basic overview of the applicable tests for cashflow and balance sheet insolvency under section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986...

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