Cases

Officeserve Technologies Ltd [2017] EWHC 906 (Ch); [2017] BCC 363

Date: 8 Jun, 2018
The court refused to make an administration application and instead appointed provisional liquidators where there had been considerable post-petition dispositions.

Officeserve Technologies Ltd v Anthony-Mike [2017] EWHC 1920 (Ch); [2017] BCC 574

Date: 7 Jun, 2018
A post-petition settlement agreement did not purport to compromise a misfeasance claim against a director, that any such compromise would have been void pursuant to s.127 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and that there was no basis for making a validation order.

Armstrong v Onyearu [2017] EWCA Civ 268; [2017] 3 WLR 1304

Date: 7 Jun, 2018
The Court of Appeal considered the application of the equity of exoneration where a non-bankrupt spouse received an indirect benefit from a business loan taken out by her husband and secured on their jointly owned home

Ventra Investments Ltd (in creditors voluntary liquidation) v Bank of Scotland plc [2017] EWHC 199 (Comm); [2017] All ER (D) 33 (Mar)

Date: 6 Jun, 2018
Application to strike out a number of paragraphs from particulars of claim in proceedings brought by a company in liquidation.