Charlotte Møller

Charlotte Møller

Reed Smith

Contact  |  View Bio  |  RSS

Latest Publications


Extra-territorial effect of section 236 – the debate continues

Re Omni Trustees Ltd (In Liquidation) [2015] EWHC 2697 (Ch) - In an interesting judgment, the High Court in Manchester has decided not to follow the ruling from earlier this year of Mr Justice Richards in Re MF Global...more

11/11/2015 - Commercial Bankruptcy Discovery Extraterritoriality Rules Hong Kong Liquidation Section 236 UK UK Insolvency Act

Stuck in the Bunker – OW and Retention of Title

The fallout from the OW Bunker bankruptcy in November last year continues with a number of claims being heard in the English courts. Last month the owners of the vessel “Res Cogitans” appealed to the Court of Appeal against...more

10/26/2015 - Arbitration Assignments Commercial Bankruptcy Debt Insolvency Retention of Title (ROT) Sale of Goods Act (SOGA) Shipping UK Vessels

Section 236 of the UK Insolvency Act 1986 – extra-territorial effect?

The English High Court rejects an application by the Joint Special Administrators of MF Global UK Limited (“MF Global”) for an order seeking the production of documents pursuant to section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (the...more

8/19/2015 - Broker-Dealer Clearing Agencies Discovery Document Productions Extraterritoriality Rules France MF Global Section 236 UK UK Insolvency Act

Provisions of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act now in force

We published a client alert in March, confirming that the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and summarising the provisions which will amend insolvency...more

5/28/2015 - Commercial Bankruptcy Insolvency New Legislation Small Business Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act UK

Developments in the insolvency world – The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act (the Act) recently received Royal Assent. The Act introduces a number of new provisions across a wide range of issues, including regulatory reform, public sector procurement...more

4/1/2015 - Insolvency Public Procurement Policies Regulatory Reform Small Business UK

The Fall in Crude Oil Prices: Headline Issues to Watch

Oil price movement through 2014 and into 2015 is a consequence of market fundamentals. Europe’s continued economic woes, paired with the slowdown in China’s economy, have led to a fall in demand for oil....more

1/27/2015 - Bankruptcy Code China Commercial Bankruptcy Debt Restructuring EU Hiring & Firing Insolvency Involuntary Reduction in Force Oil & Gas Oil Prices Third-Party Relationships

The High Court has confirmed the effectiveness of contractual carve-out by bank of duty of care and advisory relationship and that...

Facts - Barclays Bank plc acted as agent and offshore security trustee under a Facility Agreement, whereby a syndicate of lenders, including Barclays Capital, lent US$45 million in late 2007 to Svizera, a Dutch...more

4/25/2014 - Barclays Duty of Care Lenders

Pre-Pack Administrations: The New SIP16 is Now In Force

An updated Statement of Insolvency Practice (SIP) relating to pre-packaged sales in administrations has been issued by the Joint Insolvency Committee, effective from 1 November 2013. The new SIP aims to provide greater...more

11/5/2013 - Insolvency SIP

Data Protection Act – Obligations of Liquidators

A judgment recently handed down from the High Court clarifies the obligations of liquidators under the Data Protection Act 1998, providing them with greater personal protection from fines or other sanctions. Reed Smith...more

8/12/2013 - Data Collection Data Protection EU Fees Liquidation Penalties Personally Identifiable Information UK UK Data Protection Act

‘Super Priority’ of Financial Support Directions Overturned in Supreme Court of England and Wales

Summary - Yesterday, the Supreme Court allowed an appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal (14 October 2011) which, in certain circumstances in an insolvency situation, would have accorded “super priority” to...more

7/25/2013 - Insolvency Pensions UK

Rolling back the point of no return: the English Supreme Court clarifies the balance sheet insolvency test

The English Supreme Court’s eagerly awaited decision on the Eurosail litigation, concerning how the “balance sheet” test for insolvency should be applied, was released today. The decision clarifies how courts should apply the...more

5/9/2013 - Balance Sheets EU Insolvency

ReSearch Memo - New security registration regime in the UK

On 6 April 2013 new legislation governing registration of security at Companies House came into force. The new rules apply to any charges created on or after 6 April 2013. The main changes to the registration regime are...more

4/12/2013 - Criminal Sanctions Documentation New Legislation Registration

Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Alert - February 2013

In this Issue: - Lenders Beware - International Insolvency Laws: Will One Size Fit All? The Debate Continues - ‘Fair and Equitable’ Means More Than Amortization Schedule - Pre-Petition Security License...more

2/21/2013 - Amortization Broadcasting Chapter 11 Confirmation Proceedings Creditors Debtors-in-Possession Discrimination FCC Insolvency Lenders Licenses Liens Loans Proximate Cause Restructuring Tortious Interference

13 Results
View per page
Page: of 1

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.