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  • Craig Montgomery of Freshfields, Richard Boynton of Kirkland & Ellis and Fiona Huntriss of Pallas Partners share their thoughts on insolvency litigation activity in the current market and the types of insolvency-related disputes they are seeing and predict that we will continue to see a proliferation of challenges to formal restructurings in Q&A: Insolvency litigation in 2022

  • Alex JayTim SymesCharlie Mercer and Aleks Valkov of Stewarts summarise a recent case relating to alleged transactions defrauding creditors under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986, noting that a 423 claim cannot ignore the distinction between an individual and a company, and a transaction by a company cannot, therefore, automatically be ascribed to the individual controller of that company in Commercial Court clarifies that a transfer of assets by a company cannot necessarily be ascribed to its owner or controller

  • Rachael Markham of Squire Patton Boggs explores the question of whether office holders should give proposed defendants the opportunity to make an offer to purchase a claim before assigning it, warning that if a defendant is in a position to propose a better deal, failing to properly explore that option could leave the office holder’s decision open to challenge in To Whom Should Insolvency Claims Be Assigned

  • The team at Oliver Elliot questions whether an IP can remain impartial in a situation where a solicitor's fees are linked to the recoveries for a single creditor who funds a case in Insolvency Practitioners Instructing Solicitors

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  • Carrie James has joined the Restructuring team of Kreston Reeves as a partner. She joins from SKSi, where she was its managing director and head of insolvency. Read more.

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