Article Tag: Insolvency practitioners

‘Jackson reforms’ and insolvency litigation

In April 2013 the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into force and introduced changes to the civil justice system which were recommended by Lord Justice Jackson. The aims of the reforms were to ‘boost efficiency’ and ‘reduce the costs of litigation’. LASPO introduced a number of fundamental changes to… Read more »

Bankrupt jailed for fraudulently transferring assets

The Insolvency Service has recently published details of a bankrupt, who was sentenced to six months in prison by Cardiff County Court, for fraudulently transferring assets prior to the making of the bankruptcy order. The seriousness of the bankrupt’s conduct was expressed in the judgment of His Honour Judge Stephen Hopkins WC who stated that… Read more »