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1.

Liquidation Expenses and Floating Charges - the Separate Funds Fallacy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square Chambers and Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 1,269 (14,745)
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Transactions at an undervalue, Priority-based and priority-independent security interests, Public functions of liquidation proceedings, Funding of collective insolvency proceedings, Enterprise Act 2002

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Goode, English corporate insolvency law, commercial law, security interests, pari passu principle

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On Deepening Insolvency and Wrongful Trading

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, Vol. 20, August 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 855 (26,667)
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Deepening insolvency, wrongful trading, liquidation, duty to creditors, duty of directors

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The Financial Collateral Directive’s Practice in England

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, Vol. 151, 2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 747 (32,142)

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Financial Collateral Directive 2002/47/EC, retroactivity, fixed and floating charges, possession and control, security interest, title transfer, enforcement of security, appropriation, close-out netting, set-off

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Navigating the Common Law Approach to Cross-Border Insolvency

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 586 (44,448)

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Universalism, Recognition and implementation of a US Chapter 11 plan, Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in personam and in rem, Judicial assistance in cross-border insolvency

6.

Set-Off

Insolvency, Peter Totty, Gabriel Moss, Nick Segal, eds., May 2018
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2018
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 538 (49,548)

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Set-off, insolvency set-off, cross-border insolvency

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Novation, Variation and Rescission - A Question of Intention?

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 1, No. 95, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 535 (49,915)

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Novation, variation of contract, contractual amendment, rescission

On Pari Passu, Equality and Hotchpot in Cross-Border Insolvency

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Mar 2003
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 524 (50,646)
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Pari passu, hotchpot, New York Insurance Law, pre-answer security, cross-border insolvency, bankruptcy, equality, priority, distribution policy, international insolvency

On Pari Passu, Equality and Hotchpot in Cross-Border Insolvency

Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, pp. 95-108, 2003
Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers

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Pari passu, hotchpot, New York Insurance Law, pre-answer security, cross-border insolvency, bankruptcy, equality, priority, distribution policy, international insolvency

9.

Fraudulent Trading and Vicarious Liability: Bank of India V. Morris

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho and Chryssa Papathanassiou
Des Voeux Chambers and European Central Bank (ECB) - Directorate General Payment Systems and Market Infrastructure
Downloads 463 (59,883)

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Fraudulent trading, vicarious liability, fraud

Anti-Suit Injunctions in Cross-Border Insolvency: A Restatement

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jun 2003
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 460 (59,750)

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anti-suit injunctions, comity, international commercial litigation, international insolvency litigation, international bankruptcy litigation, transnational insolvency, transnational bankruptcy litigation, cross-border insolvency, cross-border bankruptcy, US Bankruptcy Code

Anti-Suit Injunctions in Cross-Border Insolvency: A Restatement

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 52, pp. 697-735, July 2003
Posted: 10 Jun 2003
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers

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anti-suit injunctions, comity, international commercial litigation, international insolvency litigation, international bankruptcy litigation, transnational insolvency, transnational bankruptcy litigation, cross-border insolvency, cross-border bankruptcy, US Bankruptcy Code

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Bankers' Liability for Mistaken Receipts and Misdirected Funds

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 451 (61,848)

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Dishonest assistance in a breach of trust or fiduciary duty, aiding and abetting, knowing assistance; mistaken payment; misdirected funds, change of position, money laundering, beneficial receipt

12.

Understanding Debt Subordination and the Rule in Cherry V. Boultbee: Re Sssl Realisations

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Feb 2006
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 451 (61,848)

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English insolvency law, pari passu, debt subordination, contractual subordination, trust subordination, Cherry v. Boultbee, retainer, insolvency set-off

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Proving COMI: Seeking Recognition Under Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 389 (73,857)
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Cross-border insolvency, international insolvency, UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, centre of main interests

14.

Conflict of Laws in Insolvency Transaction Avoidance

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 20, p. 343, 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 380 (75,882)

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cross-border insolvency, international insolvency, insolvency clawback, avoidance of antecedent transactions, choice of law, conflict of laws

15.

Barber V. Ci - Preference Equals Undervalue?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Look Chan Ho and Riz Mokal
Des Voeux Chambers and South Square Chambers
Downloads 377 (76,558)

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Preference, Transaction at an Undervalue, Fraudulent Conveyance, Overlap between Sections 238 and 239 of the UK Insolvency Act 1986, Defences, Authorities on US Bankruptcy Code

16.

Interplay of CVA, Administration and Liquidation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Nov 2002
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square Chambers and Des Voeux Chambers
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English insolvency law, pari passu, Company Voluntary Arrangement, administration, liquidation, tort creditors, formal equality, judicial cramdown

17.

Applying Foreign Law Under the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 24, p. 655, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 361 (80,568)

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UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, UK Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations, Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code, conflict of laws

18.

The Pari Passu Principle in English Ancillary Proceedings: Re Home Insurance Company

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square Chambers and Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 346 (84,658)

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English insolvency law, English insolvency proceedings, ancillary proceedings, pari passu principle

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UK Bank Insolvency Reform

Capital Markets Law Journal, Vol. 3, p. 320, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 301 (98,713)

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bank insolvency, UK insolvency reform

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Scheme of arrangement, Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, judgment

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Making and Enforcing International Schemes of Arrangement

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, No. 9, p. 434, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 288 (103,563)

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Cross-border insolvency, English schemes of arrangement, EU Insolvency Regulation, Brussels Regulation

22.

Cross-Border Fraud and Cross-Border Insolvency: Proving COMI and Seeking Recognition under the UK Model Law

Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 24, No. 9, p. 537, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 288 (103,563)

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UNCITRAL Model on Cross-Border Insolvency, Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code, UK Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006, centre of main interests, UK Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006, recognition of US receivership, fraud, Ponzi scheme

23.

A Matter of Contractual and Trust Subordination

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
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Subordination agreement, trust subordination, British Eagle, pari passu principle, disclaimer

24.

The Principle against Divestiture and the Pari Passu Fallacy

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, p. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 242 (124,146)

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anti-deprivation principle, insolvency policy, pari passu principle

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Smoothing Cross-Border Insolvency by Synchronising the UNCITRAL Model Law: In re Samsun Logix Corporation

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 24, p. 395, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 229 (131,207)

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UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, Korean rehabilitation proceeding, recognition of Korean insolvency proceeding

26.

Pari Passu Distribution and Post-Petition Disposition: A Rationalisation of Re Tain Construction

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 223 (134,661)

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disposition of property after winding-up petition, pari passu principle, restitution, change of position

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Consideration, Characterisation, Evaluation: Transactions at an Undervalue after Phillips V Brewin

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2002
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square Chambers and Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 214 (140,031)

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English law, corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, fraudulent preference law

28.

Enforcing English Set-Off Right in the US Bankruptcy Court: In Re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 2, p. 124, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 208 (143,905)

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Bankruptcy set-off, insolvency set-off, contingent claims, electronic funds transfers, post-petition debts, mutuality for set-off, section 553 of the US Bankruptcy Code, Lehman bankruptcy

29.

The Principle Against Divestiture in Insolvency Revisited: Fraser V. Oystertec

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 207 (144,544)

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Principle against divestiture, pari passu principle, British Eagle

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Council Regulation (EC) 1346/2000 on Insolvency Proceedings

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Solvent Schemes for Insurers - a Touch of Class and Jurisdiction

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 199 (149,883)

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English scheme of arrangement, solvent scheme, insurer's scheme, insurance insolvency, insurance run-off, EEA insurer, EEA insurance company, jurisdiction to wind up foreign insurance company, Council Directive 2001/17 on the reorganisation and winding-up of insurance undertakings

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subrogation, set-off, principle of indemnity, liquidation, insolvency, unjust enrichment

33.

Creative Uses of Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code to Smooth Cross-Border Restructurings

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, Vol. 485, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
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Cross-Border Insolvency, English scheme of arrangement, British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement; cross-border enforcement; UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

Recognising an Australian Solvent Liquidation Under the Uncitral Model Law: In Re Betcorp

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, p. 418, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 105 (253,764)

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UNCITRAL Model on Cross-Border Insolvency, Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code, Australian members' voluntary liquidation, solvent liquidation, UK Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006

Recognising an Australian Solvent Liquidation Under the UNCITRAL Model Law: In re Betcorp

Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, October 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 77 (309,960)

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UNCITRAL Model on Cross-Border Insolvency, Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code, Australian members' voluntary liquidation, solvent liquidation, UK Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006

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Out of the Insolvency Regulation and into the Judgments Regulation: Mazur Media V. Mazur Media

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 171 (171,992)

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Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, Council Regulation (EC) 1346/2000 on Insolvency Proceedings, conversion, forum non conveniens

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A Restatement of the English Court's Jurisdiction to Sanction a Scheme of Arrangement

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Apr 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 170 (172,911)

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scheme of arrangement, insolvency, restructuring, cross-border scheme of arrangement, winding-up jurisdiction

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Misunderstanding the Model Law: Re Stanford International Bank

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 26, No. 7, p. 395, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 168 (174,710)

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UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, Chapter 15, Cross - Border Insolvency Regulations 2006, foreign main proceeding, centre of main interests, Ponzi scheme, US equity receivership

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Interrogating and Indulging Prepacks: Re Kayley Vending

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency , Vol. 2, p. 168, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 142 (201,007)

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UK corporate rescue, prepack, prepackaged administration, administrators' preappointment costs

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Recognition Born of Fiction - Rubin v. Eurofinance

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, p. 579, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Nov 2010
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 135 (209,317)

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Conflict of laws, Cross-border insolvency, Enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments

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Applying Foreign Law – Realising the Model Law’s Potential

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, p. 552, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Oct 2010
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 132 (213,185)

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Cross-Border Insolvency, Discharge from Bankruptcy, Enforcement, Recognition of Foreign Judgments

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Recognising Foreign Insolvency Discharge and Stare Decisis

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, Vol. 266, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 May 2011
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 128 (218,314)

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Bankruptcy, Cross-Border Insolvency, Insolvency Discharge, Judicial Precedent

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Perfecting the Union, Perfecting Universalism

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 2, p. 71, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 May 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 119 (230,601)

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EU Insolvency Regulation, cross-border insolvency, universalism, forum shopping, setting aside antecedent transactions, recognition of insolvency judgments

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Interfacing the Insolvency Regulation with the Judgments Regulation: Oakley V. Ultra Vehicle Design

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 117 (233,537)
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Regulation (EC) 1346/2000 on Insolvency Proceedings, Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters

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Understanding and Disapplying the Rule in Cherry v. Boultbee

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 24, No. 8, p. 459, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 106 (250,531)

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insolvency set-off, double-proof, equitable rule in Cherry v Boultbee, retainer, guarantor's indemnity claim

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Whose Claim is it? A Critical Assessment of the Re Oasis Merchandising Services Orthodox

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 105 (252,269)

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Liquidation, Officeholders' Claims, Statutory Claims, Claims Belonging to the Company

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Sealing Administration Expenses, Puncturing Rescue Culture?

Insolvency Law & Practice, Vol. 23, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 96 (267,813)

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Administration expense, insolvency expense, liquidation expense, rates, rescue culture

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Trusts Notwithstanding, Courts Remain Free to Find Scheme Jurisdiction

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 156, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 95 (269,635)

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Lehman Brothers International (Europe), client assets, trust assets, scheme of arrangement, English scheme jurisdiction, Australian scheme jurisdiction, recognition of foreign scheme, UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

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The Revised UNCITRAL Model Law Enactment Guide - A Welcome Product?

Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 325, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 May 2014
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 94 (271,466)

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UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, Guide to Enactment, centre of main interests

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Judicial Variation of CVA

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 1, p. 156, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 92 (275,220)

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company voluntary arrangement, corporate insolvency, CVA

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Demystifying Ancillary Winding-Up: Disapplying Local Substantive and Procedural Rules

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Jan 2008
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
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cross-border insolvency, principle of pari passu distribution, dis-applying local rules, ancillary winding-up, cross-border cooperation

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Disputed Debts, Cross-Claims and Administration Orders: Hammonds (a Firm) v. Pro-Fit USA

Insolvency Law & Practice, Vol. 23, p. 146, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Oct 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 82 (295,628)

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disputed debts, cross-claims, administration, winding-up petition, abuse of process, purpose of administration

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A Rational Basis of Jurisdiction Over EEA Insurers' Solvent Schemes that the WFUM Decision Could Be, But Isn't

Insolvency Law & Practice, Vol. 22, p. 14, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 75 (311,550)

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English scheme of arrangement, solvent scheme, insurer's scheme, insurance insolvency, insurance run-off, EEA insurer, EEA insurance company, jurisdiction to wind up foreign insurance company, Council Directive 2001/17 on the reorganisation and winding-up of insurance undertakings

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The Resilience of the Principle Against Divestiture in Mayhew v. King

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 3, p. 159, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
Downloads 72 (318,824)

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Principle Against Divestiture, Anti-Deprivation Principle, Principle of Pari Passu Distribution, Flawed Asset, Condition Precedent

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Statutory and Common Law Enforcement of Foreign Insolvency Judgments

Butterworths Journal of International Banking & Financial Law, Vol. 26, No. 5, p. 254, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 May 2011
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
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Cross-border insolvency, common law regime, enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments, enforcement of Australian judgment in England

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Possessing 'Possession' - Re Oval 1742

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
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Taking possession of floating charge assets, possession of intangible assets, preferential creditors

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Enforcing Foreign Insolvency Judgments: New Cap Re

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, Vol. 26, No. 4, p. 157, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Look Chan Ho
Des Voeux Chambers
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Cross-border insolvency, common law regime, enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments, enforcement of Australian judgment in England

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Consideration, Characterisation, Evaluation: Transactions at an Undervalue after 'Phillips V Brewin Dolphin'

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 2001, No. 2, December 2001
Posted: 15 Apr 2002
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square Chambers and Des Voeux Chambers

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bankruptcy; undervalue transactions