Will the Olympics cause an upsurge in bankruptcy? Gambling and rash and hazardous speculation or unreasonable extravagance which may have materially contributed

Insolvency Event: Insolvencies of International Financial Institutions: Issues and Possible Solutions - 2 June 2011, 18.00 - 19.30 - Slaughter & May

Museum items from the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul - liquidation stamp on the Tramways & Electricite de Constantinople Societe Anonyme

New BIS/IS publication - Debt Relief Orders

Two new objects for the Muir Hunter Museum of Bankruptcy at KLS

ROT's place in administration in the Court of Appeal - Sandhu (t/a Isher Fashions UK) v Jet Star Retail Ltd & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 459 (19 April 2011)

New Item for the Museum: Bankruptcy Act 1883 and 1890 - Notices and Statements of Affairs

Mr Registrar Jaques retires today from the Bankruptcy Registry at the RCJ

Insolvency Service - petition charges changes

Insolvency Service Announcement - New Insolvency Rules - 2013 as a date for the diaries for new publications

Danish insolvency and set-off: Larsen & Anor (Foreign Representatives of Atlas Bulk Shipping AS) & Anor v Navios International Inc [2011] EWHC 878 (Ch) (13 April 2011)

Statutory Demands in the Court of Appeal: Macpherson v Wise [2011] EWCA Civ 399 (12 April 2011)

Section 213(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986 and “or creditors of any other person”

Guest Post: Professor Gerard McCormack on Suing companies in the UK that are the subject of liquidation proceedings elsewhere in the EU

Insolvency news abounds in the press - Gazza, rubies, Toni Braxton, and more!

Guest Post: Dr Paul Omar - Insol-Europe Academic Forum News