The court was asked as to the set-off, in a company administration, of future debts owed by the company to its creditors and by those creditors to the company, and whether the effect of those provisions was that, after the future debts were discounted to a present value for the purpose of set-off, leaving a balance due from the creditor to the company to be paid at the contractual date for repayment, the balance was to be paid in the discounted amount or alternatively in an equivalent undiscounted amount.
Mummery, Hughes, Etherton LJJ
 EWCA Civ 518,  BPIR 839,  Bus LR 1500
Insolvency Act 1986
England and Wales
Appeal From – In re Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Ltd ChD 2-Oct-2009
Cited – Cherry v Boultbee CA 6-Apr-1838
TB was indebted to CB, his sister, in the sum of andpound;1878. He became bankrupt, and shortly after his bankruptcy C B made her will, giving legacies of andpound;500 and andpound;2,000 to her executors, in trust to pay the interest thereof (as to . .
Cited – In re SSSL Realisations (2002) Ltd and Another; Squires and others v AIG Europe (UK) Ltd and Another CA 18-Jan-2006
A creditor claiming an equity in a debt but who himself owed money to the debtor, could not pursue his claim without first contributing the sum due. A person could not take an aliquot share out of a fund without first contributing what he owed to . .
See Also – Brazzill and Others v Willoughby and Others CA 27-May-2010
The regulated bank Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Ltd (KSF) was in financial difficulties. The Bank of England required KSF to credit to a trust account all future deposits. KSF later went into insolvency. Some deposits had been credited to the . .
See Also – In re Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Ltd SC 19-Oct-2011
The bank had been put into administrative receivership, and the court was now asked as to how distributions were to be made, and in particular as to the application of the equitable rule in Cherry v Boultbee in the rule against double proof as it . .
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Updated: 24 February 2021; Ref: scu.414592