McCowan v Wright: 1852

Under both the common law and the 1621 Act the challenger of a transaction did not have to prove that the debtor or the transferee was aware of the debtor’s insolvency or that the debtor was seeking to harm his creditors.


Lord Justice-Clerk (Hope)


(1852) 14 D 968



Cited by:

CitedMacDonald and Another v Carnbroe Estates Ltd SC 4-Dec-2019
‘This appeal concerns the Scots law of gratuitous alienations on insolvency. It raises three principal questions. First, there is a question as to the interpretation of the term ‘adequate consideration’ in section 242(4)(b) of the Insolvency Act . .
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Updated: 09 May 2022; Ref: scu.677033