Moss Steamship Co v Whinney: 1912

The appointment of a receiver: ‘entirely supersedes the company in the conduct of its business, deprives it of all power to enter into contracts in relation to that business, or to sell, pledge or otherwise dispose of the property put into the possession or under the control of the receiver and manager. Its powers in these respects are entirely in abeyance.’


Lord Atkinson


[1912] AC 254


England and Wales

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Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.230282