Claims by an insolvent estate or its insolvency office-holder

Claims by an insolvent estate or its insolvency office-holder guidance:

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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Note: This Precedent should be used in conjunction with an application notice template that complies with the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024—see:...

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Note: This Precedent should be used in conjunction with an application notice template that complies with the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024—see:...

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Produced in partnership with Christopher Brockman of Enterprise Chambers Note: This Precedent should be used in conjunction with an application notice template that...

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Produced in partnership with Christopher Brockman of Enterprise Chambers Note: This Precedent should be used in conjunction with an application notice template that...

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Produced in partnership with Christopher Brockman of Enterprise Chambers Note: This Precedent should be used in conjunction with an application notice template that...

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Note: This Precedent should be used in conjunction with an application notice template that complies with the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024—see:...

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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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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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DBA regulations 2013 The Damages-Based Agreement Regulations, SI 2013/609 (DBA Regulations 2013) prescribe the requirements of a damages-based agreement (DBA) which must...

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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent are under a duty to maximise the return to the company’s creditors. The relevant statutory...

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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the company’s creditors....

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When pension contributions are recoverable This practice note addresses two questions: • whether a bankrupt’s pension arrangement falls within the bankruptcy estate and •...

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Setting aside a transaction on the basis that it was an extortionate credit transaction under the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) is difficult. A bargain may be hard or...

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A fraudulent trading claim arises under two separate statutory routes. First, fraudulent trading is a criminal offence under section 993 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA...

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Background There are circumstances where an IP may require an injunction against a person or entity to either stop them from doing something, or require them to do...

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What is a misfeasance claim under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986? Claims commenced under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) are procedural claims...

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Introduction Prior to September 2008, numerous small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) entered into interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) to support borrowing with...

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A situation frequently arises where payments are made on account of dividends during a financial year, with the intention of declaring a dividend at year end. If the...

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The protection of estate assets Where a company or an individual enters into a formal insolvency process, the insolvency office-holder has a duty to collect in and...

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For any insolvency process to operate effectively, it is essential the person appointed to wind-up the insolvent estate has powers that enable them to scrutinise dealings...

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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and...

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It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) against a company or individual following a transaction at an undervalue...

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General duties of the trustee in bankruptcy The main function and duty of a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) is to get in, realise and distribute the bankrupt's estate in...

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content relating to the validity of security. The cases are divided by topic area and include: •...

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Unlawful payments—general position When a company enters into liquidation or administration, certain transactions entered into by the company prior to the opening of the...

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and introduced a number of changes that affect insolvency...

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Applicant: [insert initials and surname]: 1st: (exhibits).1–4: [insert date] 20[insert year] Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER] [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE...

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Applicant: [insert initials and surname]: 1st: (exhibits).1–4: [insert date] 20[insert year] Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER] [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE...

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