UK Supreme Court clarifies the “balance-sheet” insolvency test

BNY Corporate Trustee Services Limited v Eurosail-UK 2007-3BL PLC [2013] UKSC 28 The Supreme Court has delivered a judgment providing welcome clarification on the construction and effect of section 123(2) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (the “balance-sheet” insolvency test) and its interaction with section 123(1)(e) of the Act (the “cash flow” insolvency test).The decision is relevant not just to creditors presenting winding-up petitions in respect of insolvent debtors but also to the wider banking industry, … Read more