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McGrath and others v Riddell and others: HL 9 Apr 2008

(Orse In Re HIH Casualty and General Insurance Ltd)HIH, an Australian Insurance company, became insolvent. An order was sought for the collection and remission of it assets in England under a letter of request from the Australia Court. Held: Once it was accepted that an English court may order the liquidator here to remit funds … Continue reading McGrath and others v Riddell and others: HL 9 Apr 2008

Rubin and Another v Eurofinance Sa and Others: SC 24 Oct 2012

The Court was asked ‘whether, and if so, in what circumstances, an order or judgment of a foreign court . . in proceedings to adjust or set aside prior transactions, eg preferences or transactions at an undervalue, will be recognised and enforced in England. The appeals also raise the question whether enforcement may be effected … Continue reading Rubin and Another v Eurofinance Sa and Others: SC 24 Oct 2012

Burgoine and Another v Waltham Forest London Borough Council and Another: ChD 7 Nov 1996

A claim for an indemnity was made by two council officers who were also directors of a company set up by the local authority to finance and manage a waterpark for the public. The project failed and the company went into liquidation. The liquidator brought proceedings to recover substantial sums from them under the Insolvency … Continue reading Burgoine and Another v Waltham Forest London Borough Council and Another: ChD 7 Nov 1996

Lakatamia v Su: CA 24 Sep 2019

Application for an extension of time for appeal against a committal order. The grounds for the committal were multiple breaches of freezing orders, orders requiring disclosure of assets and orders requiring the defendant not to leave the jurisdiction. [2019] EWCA Civ 1626 Bailii England and Wales Citing: See Also – Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd v … Continue reading Lakatamia v Su: CA 24 Sep 2019

Holland v Revenue and Customs and Another: SC 24 Nov 2010

The Revenue sought an order under section 212 of the 1986 Act, for payment of the tax debts of the insolvent company by a de facto director. H had organised a scheme under which IT contractors had worked through companies created by him under a composite company scheme, and in each of which he retained … Continue reading Holland v Revenue and Customs and Another: SC 24 Nov 2010