An article from Out-Law on 26 June said that a recent High Court case considered if in English law insolvency officeholders could use their powers under English insolvency legislation to compel entities to produce documents, if those entities are not in the UK but are in the EU.  While UK common law does not assist, EU regulations do (at least for the time being) – though more generally English insolvency legislation does not have extra jurisdictional power to compel the production of documents from outside the UK.




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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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