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Corporate & Commercial Law
Insolvency & Restructuring
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30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners involved in insolvency and company law issues. It addresses a series of first instance decisions about the valid appointment of company administrators that all conflict with one another. It aims to explore the issues of merit and issues of precendent in each of them in order to guide practitioners through what has become known as the ‘Minmar Muddle’.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the relevant provisions in dispute throughout the four cases discussed in the podcast;
  • Be aware of the facts, decisions and points of contrast in Hill v Stokes, Virtualpurple, Minmar and Masaada;
  • Understand the practical solutions for administrators who find themselves caught in the ‘Minmar Muddle’.
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Hill v Stokes plc [2011] BCC 473;
  • Virtualpurple Professional Services Ltd, Re [2011] EWHC 3487 (Ch);
  • Minmar (929) Ltd & Anor v Khalatschi & Anor [2011] EWHC 1159 (Ch);
  • National Westminster Bank plc v Msaada Group & Ors [2011] EWHC 3423 (Ch);
  • Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986 Para 22, 26, 27 28, 104,;
  • Insolvency Rule 2.20(2).

This podcast explores what has become known as the ‘Minmar Muddle’ – a wrinkle arising in the precedence to be given to a series of recent first instances cases from the Companies Court surrounding the giving of notice of an intention to appoint administrators.

Podcast added: 01/05/12

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