Monthly Archives: January 2018

Ball v Hughes [2017] EWHC 3228 (Ch): directors’ duties, EBTs, unjust enrichment and the Duomatic principle

Judgment on BAILII at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2017/3228.html PV Solar Solutions Ltd (“the Company”) was in the business of supplying and installing solar panels. In September 2011, the government announced that feed in tariff rates (a form of government subsidy) for solar installations … Continue reading

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Re Agrokor DD [2017] EWHC 2791 (Ch): recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings

Judgment on BAILII at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2017/2791.html Agrokor DD (“the Company”) is the holding company of a Croatian conglomerate. The conglomerate accounts for approximately 15% of Croatian GDP. In April 2017, the Croatian legislature passed the “Extraordinary Administration Law” (“the EA Law”), … Continue reading

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Goel v Grant [2017] EWHC 2688 (Ch): administrators and unfair harm

Judgment on BAILII at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2017/2688.html The majority shareholders (“the Applicants”) of a company in administration (“the Company”) applied for an order pursuant to paragraph 74, schedule B1 Insolvency Act 1986 (“IA 1986”) against the Company’s administrators (“the Administrators”). The Company … Continue reading

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