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Insolvency Service Wind-up Financial Services Firm in the Public Interest

August 23 2013

More Financial (MFL) Ltd, a loan brokerage company that took money from people in financial difficulties based on misleading claims, was wound up by the High Court on 19 August 2013 following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. Winding-up Petitions brought by   Read More…

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Improper Debt Collection via Winding-up Petitions & Statutory Demands

August 22 2013

We recently acted for a client that was threatened with the near immediate presentation and early advertisement of a winding-up petition by an unregulated debt collection company acting for a creditor. Many of these debt collection companies appear to suggest or imply,   Read More…

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Company Director disqualified for taking back “his” £500,000

February 22 2013

Roger Dyson, director of Roger Dyson (U.K.) Limited which has been involved in the construction of recovery vehicles for nearly 40 years, has been banned from being a director for five years. His disqualification on 16 January 2013 at the High Court   Read More…

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Consequences of the abuse of process of early advertisement of Winding-up Petitions

October 23 2012

Insolvency Rules 4.11 provides that once a Winding-up Petition has been presented, it must be advertised in the London Gazette.  Advertisement must take place within a certain window: it must be no sooner than 7 business days after service on the company   Read More…

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