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04 AUG 2010

Cork Materials from Professor Muir Hunter QC's Collection - one off long entry

The Cork materials from Professor Muir Hunter QC's archives have now been through the first phase of archiving. I thought it would be interesting and helpful to scholars of the subject if I uploaded a snippet of some of the materials in the collection on to the blog. If any scholars are interested in the substance of any of the items please email me. The next stage of archiving will involve putting the materials into chronological order.

  • (The Guardian, Times Friday – 25th July 1980) on the conflict between the Government’s Green Paper and the Cork Report
  • Letters to the Secretary of the Insolvency Law Review Committee (ILRC) from:
    • BPC Ltd (member of The Hundred Group of Chartered Accountants)
    • Tube Investments Ltd (member of The Hundred Group of Chartered Accountants)
    • The Delta Metal Company Ltd
    • Plessey Company Ltd
    • Gallagher Ltd
    • Chloride Group Ltd
    • Slough Estates Ltd
    • British Gas
    • John Lang Ltd
  • Statistics on Insolvencies in England and Wales: fourth quarter of 1979, British Business, 1 February 1980
  • Memorandum on Group Liability to the Insolvency Law Review Committee by The Committee of London Clearing Bankers (01/1981)
  • Discussion Paper for Members of the Hundred Group of Chartered Accountants on Rights of External Creditors of Groups of Companies
  • Sir Kenneth Cork’s letter (dated 2nd May 1980) to The Rt. Hon. John Nott, Sec. Of State, Department of Trade on a misunderstanding of the Cork proposals
  • Letter (21/07/1980) of the Association of Scientific Technical and Managerial Staffs to the Department of Trade requesting the latter to get the former’s submission (on EEC Directive for Commercial Agents) to the Cork Committee
  • Written Evidence of Comments on Group Trading (27/06/1980)
  • 10th Submission of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies on the External Liability of Groups of Companies
  • The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies’ letter to TH Traylor (18th Dec 1980) with comments on preferential claims, reservation of title, fixed charges, fund for unsecured creditors, receivers acting as liquidators)
  • Letters to Sir Cork and the Review Committee on External Liability of Groups of Companies from the following:
    • Royal Dutch Shell (3/04/1980) and (03/01/1980)
    • The Stock Exchange (3/04/1980)
  • The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (08/05/1980) – attached are letters from Reed International Ltd, Tate & Lyle Ltd, Sulzer Bros (UK) Ltd, Heating and Ventilation Contractors’ Association, The Law Society of Scotland, Reckitt & Colman Ltd, Lex Service, A.W. John
  • Draft Matrimonial Home Code and Professor Hunter’s handwritten notes
  • Minutes of the 14th Meeting of the Working Group 2 held on 14/02/1980 discussing the protection of the family dwelling
  • Letters from the Department of Trade to:
    • Edward Gardner (15/04/1980)
    • Sir Kenneth Cork (09/04/1980)
    • Related letters from Edward Gardner to Muir Hunter (17/03/1980 and 18/04/1980); from Muir Hunter to T.H. Taylor (19/03/1980); and from Sir Kenneth Cork to Hon. John Nott
  • Letter to Sir Cork from Reginald Eyre (Department of Trade) on receivers acting as liquidators
  • Letter to Professor Hunter from TH Traylor (ILRC) on retention of title
  • List of outstanding matters – Review Committee (ILRC 85, 94, 22B)
  • Minutes of the 1st Meeting of the ILRC, March 1, 1977
  • Minutes of the 33rd Meeting of the ILRC (19th September 1979) – future shape of bankruptcy
  • Minutes of the 35th Meeting of the ILRC (21st November 1979) – ideas/proposals on the main items
  • Minutes of the 36th Meeting of the ILRC (14th December 1979) – Debt arrangement orders and fraudulent preferences
  • Minutes of the 49th Meeting of the ILRC (17th December 1980) – Initiation of insolvency proceedings, compulsory insolvency procedures for corporate debtors, distress and execution Grounds for the Presentation of a Petition – synthesis of the views by the sub-committee on “Acts on Insolvency)
  • ILRC – Interim Report – Brief No 3 – Members’ comments and proposed amendments S.N. Acton’s opinion on Section 41 of the Bankruptcy Act 1914 and section 326 of the Companies Act 1948
  • Observations by Peter Avis on wrongful trading (ILRC 101) EEC Draft Directive on Reservation of Title Note of a Meeting of the Commission Working Party, Brussels, 15/16 October 1979
  • ILRC 98 – 9th July 1979 – Initiation of Insolvency Proceedings ILRC – 51st Meeting – views of Edward (trust property), Alfred (qualifications), Peter Davis (qualifying requirements for liquidators, trustees, receivers), disqualification, delinquent directors, Hunter (schemes of reconstruction)
  • The Insolvency Trap, December 1980
  • Letter to TH Traylor from Elizabeth Smits on wider powers for liquidators
  • ILRC Note to members on Chapter 5 - Initiation
  • ILRC 151 – Public examination of officers of companies
  • Professor Hunter’s rough draft on the Initiation of insolvency proceedings
  • The Cork Report – Draft 2, Chapter 3
  • 2 Letters (12/05/1980 and 21/03/1980) from Edward Gardner, QC MP to Muir Hunter on Official Receivers
  • Letter (17/03/1981) from The Association of Authorised Public Accountants to the ILRC on the Committee’s reluctance to specify which particular bodies’ members should be entitled to act as liquidators, trustees, receivers, etc
  • Comments by Peter Millett on Chapter 14 (Insolvency Courts) attached to a rough draft of the Chapter
  • “Simpler bankruptcy system proposed”
  • “Insolvencies in England and Wales: Second Quarter”
  • British Business 1 August 1980
  • Bankruptcy: General Annual Report for the year 1975 Department of Trade
  • Grounds for the Presentation of a Petition: Preliminary Draft by the ILRC 22 May 1979
  • Grounds for the Presentation of a Petition: Draft Letter from T.H. Traylor M.V.S. Hunter and Minutes of Sub-Committee meeting, 20 April 1979
  • Grounds for the Presentation of a Petition: Minutes of the meeting on the Sub-Committee on Acts of Insolvency and Professor Hunter’s notes
  • Grounds for the Presentation of a Petition: Letter from T.H. Traylor to M.V.S. Hunter, 3 August 1979
  • Grounds for the Presentation of a Petition: Note from T.H. Traylor to Muir Hunter, 23 May 1979
  • Acts of Insolvency: Counter-Proposals by P.J. Millet Q.C. June 1978
  • The Acts of Bankruptcy: Sub-Committee Meeting, 23 November 1977
  • Initiation of Insolvency Proceedings: Letter from T.H. Traylor to Midland Bank Limited, 13 August 1979
  • Initiation of Insolvency Proceedings: Letter from John Hunter (The Bankruptcy and Companies Office) to Trevor (ILRC), 02 August 1979
  • Press Notice (Department of Trade): The Conduct of Company Directors, November 29 1977
  • Press Notice (Department of Trade): Company Law – A Considerable Programme of Reform – Mr Edmund Dell’s Statement on today’s White Paper, November 29 1977
  • Press Notice (Department of Trade): Insider Dealing to be Banned, November 29 1977
  • Press Notice (Department of Trade): Insolvency Review Committee to take oral evidence, January 11, 1978
  • The New Insolvency Act Explained, Department of Trade
  • Brightman J (Practice Notice – Companies: Winding Up) The Weekly Law Reports, October 7, 1977
  • Barrows and Others v Chief Land Registrar and Another (Before Mr Justice Whitford, Judgment delivered October 31, Chancery Division): Powers of receivers
  • Compulsory Winding Up (Written Evidence from Consultees) ILRC 48
  • Insolvency Law Review: Memorandum Submitted to the Department of Trade on behalf of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (TH225)
  • Letter from the Committee of Associations of Specialist Engineering Contractors (CASEC) to the ILRC, June 27, 1977 stating its intention to submit evidence
  • Evidence from the Federation of Associations of Specialist and Sub-Contractors on the effect on the contractual practices of the Construction Industry of the decisions of the House of Lords in the British Eagle and Romalpa cases (Summary C35, ILRC)
  • EEC Company Law: Harmonisation of the Law Relating to Security Interests over Movables, Memorandum submitted to the Department of Trade on in May 1978 on behalf of the Councils of the constituent members of the Consultative Committee of Accounting Bodies TR 283
  • Letter from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to Muir Hunter (October 31 1978) on V24
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, “Newsletter” May 1976
  • Trades Union Congress: Evidence submitted to the IRLC, Summary C74
  • Institute of Professsional Civil Servants: Evidence submitted to the IRLC, Summary C57
  • Opinion of Lord Cameron Special Case for Robert Courtney Smith and The Right Honourable Ronald King Murray QC, March 15, 1978
  • Robin LC Chapman “Reservation of Title Clauses: A Possibility for Avoidance” The Solicitors’ Journal vol. 121: 882-683 (21 October 1977)
  • The Conduct of Company Directors, Cmnd. 7037 Department of Trade
  • Draft Chapter 15: Insolvency Courts and Report Part II
  • Word Verbatim Report of Interview of Kenneth Cork at BBC Radio 4 on August 21, 198113:00 BST
  • Administration of Deceased Insolvent’s Estates (ILRC’s 148, 149): Comments by Ritchie Penny (December 1980)
  • Administration of Estate of Person Dying Insolvent: Comments by John Hunter, Ritchie Penny and Edward Walker-Arnott are attached (December 1980)
  • Letter from Kenneth Cork to John Nott MP on the latter’s calling on Mr Eyre
  • Letter from Kenneth Cork to MVS Hunter Esq on the meeting with Mr Reginald Eyre MP
  • Extracts from a Study by Mr Van der Gucht concerning the requirements for the opening of bankruptcy (published in Jurisprudence Commerciale de Bruxelles no 5-6/1994
  • Confidential Letter to Edward Gardner Esq, House of Commons
  • Handwritten notes on Insolvency Rules Advisory Committee: Some Suggestions for Amendments
  • Group Trading: Coments by Edmund I. Walker-Arnott ILRC
  • Handwritten notes on Involuntary Insolvency
  • Draft Chapter on Insolvency Courts by Ritchie Penny (ILRC 132).
  • Draft Chapter on the New Insolvency Court Structure
  • Draft Chapter for Final Report on Invalid Disposals of the Insolvent’s property
  • Six Working Papers Concerning Antecedent Transactions
  • Handwritten note from Peter to Muir Hunter
  • Draft Chapters on Recovery of Assets Disposed by the Debtor
  • Draft Chapter on Insolvency Courts sent by Trevor to Traylor (Secretary of ILRC)
  • Trade Protection Associations ILRC 124
  • Simon Nicholson: Bankruptcy 15 April 1979
  • Handwritten minutes of ILRC meeting
  • Second Draft of Chapter 3 (Historical Background) of The Cork Report
  • Handwritten notes on Insolvency Courts by Ritchie Penny
  • Draft Chapter of Final Report: Preferential Debts
  • Letter from Deloitte Haskins and Sells (I.D.B. Bond) to Alfred Goldman (22nd May, 1981) on the problems that exist for Insolvency Practitioners in relation to section 319(4).
  • Letter from TH Traylor to Muir Hunter (2 April 1981) on the Report on the Chancery Division and the Committee seeing the Judges.
  • Reginald Eyre (Department of Trade), July 24 1980 on the Government’s proposals for the early reform of bankruptcy law
  • Property of an Insolvent Debtor – ILRC 146: comments by Ritchie Penny
  • Property of an Insolvent Debtor Divisible Amongst His Creditors– ILRC 146: Report by WG2
  • Minutes of the 41st Meeting of the Review Committee on May 21 1980: Powers of the Court on setting aside voidable transactions; Committees of Creditors; Criminal Bankruptcy; Compulsory Bonding; The Authority and Personal Liability of a Receiver under Contracts and Leases; Minimum Paid-up Capital
  • “The Insolvent Debtor” – Some Thoughts by Secretary Traylor
  • Note to ILRC members on agreement with Minister and his Officials
  • Minutes of the Meeting of WG1 and WG2 on May 20 1980 to consider the Draft Consultative Document
  • Minutes of the 46th Meeting of the Review Committee on September 25 1980
  • Letter from TH Traylor to Isadore Goldman & Son Solicitors (May 14 1980) on the Draft Consultative Paper
  • Some Thoughts on the Draft Green Paper by Ritchie Penny
  • Some Thoughts on a New Insolvency Court by Ritchie Penny
  • Draft Consultative Document on Bankruptcy, 1980: Brief comments by David Graham
  • Hurlingham Court “A” Residents Association: Income and Expenditure Account for the Year Ended 28/02/1977
  • Draft document on Property of Insolvent Divisible Among Creditors
  • Second Draft Chapter 5 (January 8 1981) of Cork Report on Initiation
  • First Draft of Chapter 15 on Insolvency Practitioners – Qualifications and Brief for Item 6 (ILRC 61st MTG)
  • Fraudulent Preferences, ILRC by PJ Millet
  • Note to members on the holding of sessions of oral evidence (October 21 – November 24 1980)
  • Disqualification of Directors of Insolvent Companies– Written Evidence ILRC 135
  • Disqualification of Directors – Written Evidence ILRC 136
  • Letter from EL Reeves to Muir Hunter (October 061980) on Ritchie’s paper on Insolvency Courts
  • Note to members (September 15 1980) on the very small number of members to attend the session of oral evidence from the CCAB
  • Letter from EL Reeves to Muir Hunter (September 12 1980) on the postponement of the oral evidence session with CCAB
  • Letter from EL Reeves to TH Traylor (August 06 1980) on Receiverships
  • Construction Industry, October 07, 1980 ILRC 139
  • Winding-UP Generally: Report by Accountants’ Panel ILRC 137
  • Winding-UP Generally: Written Evidence Submitted Up to September 30 1980 ILRC 138
  • Minutes of the 46th Meeting of the Review Committee on September 25 1980
  • Note to Members (August 24 1978) on Receiverships
  • Press Notice: Annual Report on Bankruptcy and Deeds of Arrangement (August 01 1978), Department of Trade
  • Bankruptcy: General Annual Report for the year 1977, Department of Trade
  • Submissions to the Committee: C26-C50
  • ILRC Programme Forecast (Provisional)
  • Minutes of the 38th Meeting of the ILRC, February 21 1980
  • Letter from the Bankruptcy and Companies Office to Muir Hunter (June 25 1981) on the question of Unity of the Bankruptcy within the UK
  • Draft Chapter on Insolvency Courts
  • The Lord Chancellor’s Speech, 1980
  • ILRC, 56th Meeting: Brief for Item 7, Insolvency Courts
  • Draft Chapter: on Insolvency Courts with comments from Edward, Ritchie, Peter Avis, Gerry and John Copp
  • Minutes of the 18th Meeting of the ILRC, June 14, 1978
  • Petitions to Wind up Companies Brought by the Department of Trade, by CA Taylor, ILRC 130
  • Minutes of the 10th Meeting of the ILRC, November 17, 1977
  • Minutes of the 12th Meeting of the ILRC, January 13, 1978
  • Minutes of the 37th Meeting of the ILRC, January 18, 1980
  • Minutes of the 39th Meeting of the ILRC, March 18, 1980
  • Minutes of the 40th Meeting of the ILRC, April16, 1980
  • Minutes of the 31st Meeting of the ILRC, June 13, 1979
  • Page proofs of Williams and Muir Hunter (19th edn): The Matrimonial Home
  • Minutes of the 25th Meeting of the ILRC, December 13, 1978 (Group trading; interest on debts; receiverships)
  • Minutes of the 45th Meeting of the ILRC, August 20, 1980
  • Minutes of the 46th Meeting of the ILRC, September 25, 1980
  • Minutes of the 40th Meeting of the ILRC, April 16, 1980
  • Minutes of the 30th Meeting of the ILRC, May 16, 1979
  • Minutes of the 44th Meeting of the ILRC, July 16, 1980
  • Minutes of the 49th and 50th Meetings of the ILRC, December 17, and December 18, 1979
  • Minutes of the 29th Meeting of the ILRC, April 24, 1979
  • Minutes of the 2nd Meeting of the ILRC, March 24, 1977
  • Minutes of the 3rd Meeting of the ILRC, April 28, 1977
  • Minutes of the 4th Meeting of the ILRC, May 18, 1977
  • Minutes of the 4th Meeting of the ILRC, May 18, 1977
  • Minutes of the 5th Meeting of the ILRC, June 27, 1977 (Receiverships and Winding up by the court)
  • Extract From the Verbatim Recording of the Review Committee’s Fifth Meeting: Assimilation of Bankruptcy and Company Winding-up Initiatory Procedures
  • Minutes of the 6th Meeting of the ILRC, July 28, 1977 (Sales of goods with reservation of title clauses – Romalpa; Assimilation of bankruptcy and company winding up initiatory procedures; winding up by the court; voluntary winding up)
  • Minutes of the 7th Meeting of the ILRC, August 25, 1977 (Compulsory winding up; voluntary winding up; bankruptcy – general review)
  • Minutes of the 8th Meeting of the ILRC, September 23, 1977 (Deeds of arrangement; administration orders; voluntary winding up; compulsory winding up; bankruptcy)
  • Minutes of the 9th Meeting of the ILRC, October 17, 1977 (Complete preliminary review of voluntary winding-up; commencement of compulsory winding-up; bankruptcy; administration orders)
  • Minutes of the 10th Meeting of the ILRC, November 17, 1977 (commencement of compulsory winding-up; bankruptcy; administration orders; majority rule by creditors in insolvency; deeds of arrangement)
  • Minutes of the 11th Meeting of the ILRC, December 12, 1977 (majority rule by creditors in insolvency; deeds of arrangement)
  • Minutes of the 12th Meeting of the ILRC, January 13, 1978 (Advertisement of bankruptcy petitions; majority rule by creditors in insolvency; administration orders; deeds of arrangement; Liquidator – powers and duties)
  • Minutes of the 13th Meeting of the ILRC, February 08, 1978 (Deeds of arrangement; Liquidator – powers and duties)
  • Minutes of the 14th Meeting of the ILRC, March 08, 1978 (Reservation of title; Liquidator – powers and duties; preferential creditors)
  • Minutes of the 15th Meeting of the ILRC, April 12, 1978 (Liquidator – powers and duties; preferential creditors; reputed ownership)
  • Minutes of the 16th Meeting of the ILRC, May 10, 1978 (Liquidator – powers and duties; preferential creditors; relation back – false credit)
  • Minutes of the 17th Meeting of the ILRC, May 23, 1978 (Liquidator – powers and duties; preferential creditors; relation back – false credit)
  • Minutes of the 18th Meeting of the ILRC, June 14, 1978 (The individual debtor; co-ordination of procedures for individuals and companies; voluntary winding up; compulsory winding up; opening of insolvency proceedings; the provisional liquidator)
  • Minutes of the 19th Meeting of the ILRC, July 10, 1978 (Directors’ duties and responsibilities; delinquent directors; fraudulent trading; consolidation of civil and criminal proceedings; group trading)
  • Minutes of the 20th Meeting of the ILRC, July 11, 1978 (Reservation of title; propriety of floating charges; acts of insolvency; secured creditors; judgment creditors)
  • Paper proof of Nigel Eastaway “Romalpa: Accounting, Tax and other Financial Implications” New Law Journal, May 4 1978: 439-442
  • Minutes of the 21st Meeting of the ILRC, August 31, 1978
  • Minutes of the 22nd Meeting of the ILRC, September 27, 1978 (EEC Draft Bankruptcy Convention – Reservation of title clauses; distribution of assets; priorities in receivership; secured creditors; consolidation of civil and criminal proceedings; group trading)
  • Minutes of the 23rd Meeting of the ILRC, October 5, 1978 (Secured creditors; consolidation of civil and criminal proceedings; group trading; judgment creditors; interest on debts; propriety of floating charges; Set-off; The Upper Clyde Shipbuilder’s decisions)
  • Minutes of the 24th Meeting of the ILRC, November 22, 1978
  • Minutes of the 25th Meeting of the ILRC, December, 1978 (Reservation of title; propriety of floating charges; acts of insolvency; secured creditors; judgment creditors)
  • Minutes of the 26th Meeting of the ILRC, January 15, 1979
  • Minutes of the 27th Meeting of the ILRC, February 12, 1979 (Interest on debts; hiving down; receiverships; set-off)
  • Minutes of the 28th Meeting of the ILRC, March 12, 1979 (Set-off; The Upper Clyde Shipbuilder’s decision; receiverships)
  • List of ILRC Papers Circulated (11th of November 1977)
  • Draft of the Chapter 5 (A Philosophy for Insolvency Law) of the Cork Report
  • Principles and Philosophy of Insolvency Law – Note to Muir Hunter and David Graham
  • Principles of Insolvency – Comments for consultees summarised by the Secretary)
  • Objectives and Purposes of Bankruptcy and Winding Up
  • Memorandum by the Council of the Law Society of Scotland on European Commission Working Paper on Security Interests in Moveables and accompany letter (13th April 1978) from N.H. Rose
  • Letter (3rd May 1978) from Muir Hunter to Mr Rose (Law Society of Scotland) in response to the Memorandum
  • Resume of Aluminium Industrie Vassen BV v Romalpa Aluminium Ltd (1976) 2 All England Law Reports Page 552
  • ILRC Note to Members: Three papers concerning Preferential Rights: Memorandum from DT4; submission by Mr Ellingworth of Ernst and Whinney (C197); and comments from consultees
  • ILRC: Preferential Debts, comments by Peter Millett
  • Letter from Muir Hunter (15th May 1980) to T.H. Traylor (DTI) on 41st meeting
  • Minutes of the 41st Meeting of the Review Committee (21st May 1980): problem of safeguarding any diminution in values which could arise with a deferment of realisation; American courts inhibiting the enforcement of fixed charges
  • Minutes of the 42nd Meeting of the Review Committee (13th June 1980): Government’s proposal on the OR’s role in bankruptcy; reports from members who attended the meeting with officials of the Department; Further action by the committee
  • Letter from Sir Cork (13th June 1980) to John Nott, Secretary of State for Trade on the OR’s role
  • Note regarding a minimum paid-up share capital requirement for limited companies
  • Minutes of the 43rd Meeting of the Review Committee (25th June 1980): Powers of the Court on setting aside voidable transactions; committees of creditors; criminal bankruptcy; compulsory bonding; authority and personal liability of a receiver under contracts and leases; minimum paid-up capital; partnership bankruptcy; public utilities
  • ILRC 121 – Note by the Secretary on Public Utilities: Company receiverships and liquidations; and bankruptcy (17 June 1980)
  • ILRC 122 – Written evidence submitted up to 16.6/1980 on public utilities
  • ILRC 120 – Partnership bankruptcy by Peter Avis and John Endersby, June 1980 and written evidence submitted up to 16.6/1980
  • Rough draft and scribbled notes on Committees of Creditors (ILRC’s 113 and 115)
  • ILRC 113 – Committees of Creditors: report by Accountants’ Panel
  • ILRC 98 – Initiation of Insolvency Procedures (9 July 1979)
  • Points prepared for the ILRC’s meeting with the Secretary of State and list of members, co-opted members and consultants
  • Draft of Chapter 6 (The Harmonisation of Insolvency Procedures) of the Cork Report
  • Letter to Traylor, Secretary of ILRC (11 September 1979) from Muir Hunter on editing work carried out on the draft report
  • Note of the Meetings of the Drafting Sub-Committee (17 and 19 June 1979) and draft of Chapter 4 (Insolvency Procedures) of the Cork Report
  • Memorandum of Interim Report of the ILRC (Cmnd 7968) of Finance Houses Association (12th November 1980)
  • ILRC 32nd Meeting (10 July 1979): bankruptcy offences, immediate winding up order, voluntary elements, fraudulent preferences
  • ILRC Drafting Sub-Committee: amplifying remarks about the outline of Chapters
  • Note from Trevor Traylor on the principal decisions reached at the meeting of 24 May 1979
  • Draft Report – Proposed Layout
  • Note to Members – Draft of first 36 paragraphs of Chapter 5 (Final Report)
  • Note to Members – Draft of Chapter 2: The Credit World (Final Report)
  • Note to Members – Draft of Chapter 4: Insolvency Procedures (Final Report)
  • ILRC 22nd Meeting: 18 March 1980: Sureties and guarantors; the administrator; voluntary agreements for individual debtors; preferential rights; general assignment of book debts; conclusion of a receivership
  • Letter for Trevor Traylor (23 August 1979) to Muir Hunter on Chapters 1, 5 and 6 and Part II
  • Article: Rosen LM and King LP “Review of bankruptcy laws: The Bankruptcy Code of 1978 (United States)” International Business Lawyer 1980 Vol. 8(iii): 94
  • Letter from John Nott (June 1980) to Sir Kenneth Cork on the best way to proceed with proposals for changes in bankruptcy law and practice
  • ILRC 120: 44th Meeting: Partnership Bankruptcy, note by John Hunter
  • ILRC 125: 44th Meeting: Proofs of Debt and Provable Debts, note by John Hunter
  • ILRC: 28th Meeting, 21 February 1980: Sureties and guarantors; fraudulent conveyances; the administrator; general assignment of book debts; conclusion of receivership
  • ILRC 100: Debt Arrangement Orders, report by Sub-Committee
  • Letter from Muir Hunter to Sir Cork requesting his views on the extension of the power of public examination of directors of companies in winding up
  • Interim Observations of the Future of Bankruptcy, with Particular Reference to the Role of the Department of Trade
  • Extract: “Adjustments to eliminate inter-company transactions” Group Accounts
  • ILRC Interim Report – Brief No 1: Some General Notes by TR Penny; Brief No 2: General observations by Muir Hunter; Brief No 3: Members’ comments and proposed amendments; Brief No 4: Proposals by Muir Hunter
  • ILRC 115: Committees of Creditors: Written Evidence Submitted up to 16/04/1980
  • Brief for Item 8: The Authority and Personal Liability of a Receiver under Contracts and Leases (ILRC 118)
  • Brief for Item 4: Powers of the Court on Setting Aside Voidable Transactions
  • Brief for Item 9: Minimum Paid-up (ILRC 116)
  • Letter from John (Bankruptcy and Companies Office) to Trevor Traylor on queries on the Main Committee Meeting of 21 May 1980
  • Extract: “Panel to Review Laws” Financial Times Feb 27th, 1980
  • Extract: “Dealing with debtors in Court” Times, May 27th 1980
  • Department’s Proposed Consultative Document Appendix A
  • Brief for Item 4: Disqualification of directors and insolvent companies (ILRC 135-136)
  • Brief Item 5: Winding up Generally
  • ILRC 133: Compulsory Insolvency Procedures for Individual Debtors, report by WG1
  • ILRC 134: Compulsory Insolvency Procedures for Individual Debtors written evidence relating to paras 48-97 of ILRC 133
  • Annex 1: Public and Private Examinations
  • Annex 2: Bankruptcy – Discharge
  • Annex 3: Miscellaneous Matters Up to Adjudication
  • Annex 4: Bankruptcy-Surplus Income
  • ILRC 134: Compulsory Insolvency Procedures for Individual Debtors
  • Note to Members: Submissions on Group Trading passed to the Committee by The Hundred Group of Chartered Accountants
  • Written submission (C223) from Elf Oil (GB) Ltd
  • Letter from Reeves EL to Muir Hunter (18 November 1980) on Oral Evidence taken from the Department of Employment
  • Brief No 20 concerning oral evidence session to be held on 24 November 1980
  • Chairman’s Briefs Nos 17-19 in respect of oral evidence sessions of 10-12 November 1980
  • ILRC: Note taken by CSD Reporter of Meeting held on 21 October 1980
  • ILRC: Note taken by CSD Reporter of Meeting held on 22 October 1980
  • ILRC 35: Northern Irish Arrangement Procedures, 23 August 1977 by John Hunter
  • Insolvency of Individuals – Outline of Possible New System, 23 August 1977 by John Hunter
  • ILRC 37: Enforcement Procedures, comments from consultees
  • ILRC 38: Deeds of Arrangement, comments from consultees
  • ILRC 39: Administration Order Procedure, comments from consultees
  • ILRC 40: Less Formal Procedures, comments from consultees
  • ILRC 43: Voluntary Winding Up, by the Secretary
  • ILRC 45: Mini-Bankruptcy – An Outline Suggested Procedure in the County Court (original draft), by TR Penny
  • ILRC 45: Mini-Bankruptcy – An Outline Suggested Procedure in the County Court (revised), by TR Penny
  • ILRC 45: Mini-Bankruptcy – An Outline Suggested Procedure in the County Court (Third Edition) by TR Penny
  • ILRC 46: Voluntary Winding Up, comments by consultees
  • ILRC 48: Compulsory winding up, written evidence from consultees
  • ILRC 50: The Administrator
  • ILRC 51: Deeds of arrangement, by Weiss and Goldman
  • ILRC 52: The Liquidator, general review by the Secretary
  • ILRC 53: Proposals for relief of insolvent debtors, by David Graham
  • ILRC 54: Acts of Insolvency
  • ILRC 55: Powers of Liquidators, by GA Weiss
  • ILRC 56: The Harmonisation of methods for the commencement of insolvency proceedings against an individual as well as a limited company – a fresh approach, by Graham and Weiss
  • ILRC 57: Acts of insolvency (to be read with ILRC 54)
  • Scribbled notes on tentative principles for the new insolvency law
  • ILRC 58: Preferential debts, by the Secretary
  • ILRC 60: Preferential debts, comments by consultees
  • ILRC 62: Liquidators and Fraud in Liquidations – extracts from a paper given to the British – German Jurist Association in June, 1977, by GA Weiss
  • ILRC 63: Doctrine of relation back, by the Secretary
  • ILRC 65: Duties and responsibilities of directors, by the Secretary
  • ILRC 72: The work force in an insolvency, by D McNab
  • ILRC 73: agenda for the meeting on 31 August: the report of the Accountants’ Panel on receiverships and a memorandum on receiverships from the Department
  • ILRC 78: Distribution of assets in an insolvent winding-up and priorities in a receivership, summary of written evidence
  • ILRC 80: Preferential creditors – provisional decisions
  • ILRC 71: Counter-proposals, by PJ Millett QC
  • Letter from John (Bankruptcy Registrar’s Office) to Muir Hunter on Trust funds in insolvency (17 May 1978); A copy of sections 7 and 8 of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1958 is attached
  • Rough draft of the Chapter ‘A’ on Public Interest (Cork Report)
  • Annex: Public concern and the public interest
  • ILRC 62: Revised brief for the 61st Meeting: Chapter ‘A’ – public concern
  • ILRC 61st Meeting: Chapter ‘A’ – Public concern
  • Note to members: Receiverships – “Hiving down” – Letter (21 April 1978) sent by Sir Cork to Geoffrey Drain in reply to his letter to Traylor of 11 April
  • Rough draft of Chapter 16 – Insolvency practitioners – powers and duties
  • ILRC 62nd Meeting – Chapter 16 – Insolvency Practitioners – Powers and Duties
  • Annex A – discussion of cases on the standard form of mortgage debenture
  • Annex B – Extract – Receivers Appointed by the Court, Receivers 15th edn
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Chapter 16 – Insolvency Practitioners – Powers and Duties (of Receivers and Administrators)
  • Addendum to Brief for Item 7 – 61st Meeting- Chapter 16 – Insolvency Practitioners – Powers and Duties
  • Brief for Item 7 – 61st Meeting- Chapter 16 – Insolvency Practitioners – Powers and Duties
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Brief for Item 10 – After-acquired Property (two copies of draft Chapter put forward by John Hunter)
  • Minutes of the 61st Meeting, comments by JMH: reputed ownership; claims between parties
  • Note to members – draft structure of Part 2 of the Cork Report
  • Extract from 2nd RDG debate (1/06/1981): Companies (No 2) Bill
  • Extract from British Business, 15-21 May 1981
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Addendum to Brief for Item 9 – Claims Between Spouses, by P Millett
  • Note to members – Draft Section – Claims between Spouses, John Hunter
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Brief for Item 9 – “The Gay Brigade”
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Brief for Item 8 – Reputed Ownership
  • Note to Members – Draft on “Reputed ownership”, prepared by John Hunter
  • Note to Members – Receiverships without liquidation, by GA Weiss
  • ILRC 62nd Meeting – Brief for Item 7 – Residual powers of directors, by GA Weiss
  • Letter (3 July 1981) from Traylor to Muir Hunter containing figures for the number of compulsory winding up put on by the Secretary of State
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Brief for Item 12 – Chapter ‘B’ – Wrongful trading
  • Note to Members – draft Chapter on Wrongful trading, by David
  • Scribbled notes on Wrongful Trading
  • ILRC 66: Fraudulent Trading, by the Secretary
  • Minutes of the 37th Meeting of the Review Committee: Fraudulent preferences
  • Minutes of the 38th Meeting of the Review Committee: Sureties and guarantors; fraudulent conveyances
  • Wrongful Trading, by the Legal Panel
  • Rough draft of the table of contents of Part II of the Report
  • Note to Members – cancellation of meeting; and Extract: Rob Young on Opportunities offered by the Companies Bill
  • ILRC 68: Propriety of Floating Charges, Summary of Written Evidence
  • ILRC 70: Judgment Creditors – Summary of Written Evidence
  • ILRC 61st Meeting – Brief for Item 5 – ‘Antecedent Transactions’
  • Scribbled notes on ‘Recovery of Assets’
  • Final Report – Draft Chapter: Recovery of Assets Disposed of by the Debtor
  • Note to Members – Discussion Paper issued by Customs & Excise on VAT – Bad Debt Relief
  • ILRC 46th Meeting – Brief for Item 5 – Compulsory Insolvent Procedures for Individual Debtors (ILRC 133-134)
  • Extract: Insolvencies in England and Wales: Third Quarter, British Business 24 October 1980
  • ILRC Summary C225, Letter (21st October 1980) from Hail Brydon (Solicitors, Manchester) to Traylor on Letter to Lord Chancellor (attached): Issuing of Bankruptcy Notices
  • Letter (28 November 1980) from Smith EL (Department of Trade) to Traylor on Note by the Department of Trade on Qualifications for Receivers
  • Consultative Document (Cmnd. 7967): Memorandum by a Joint Working of the Law Reform Committees of the Senate of the Inns of Court & the Bar and the Law Society
  • Extract: Brussels – Catalyst for Change in Company Law, by Paul Rutteman, 15 July 1978
  • Addendum to GP12: Note to Members – Green Paper , comments by consultees: Co-operative Union Ltd; Joint Working Party of the Law Reform Committee of the Senate of the Inns of Court and the Bar and the Law Society
  • Note of Meeting with Officials from the Insolvency Service, by Ritchie Penny
  • Report to Committee of Meeting held on 3rd June 1980
  • Supplementary Noted by David Graham Relating to the Meeting held on 3rd June 1980
  • ILRC 71: Acts of Insolvency – Counter-Proposals by PJ Millett
  • Extract: Cork Pushes Plan for New-Style Instant Liquidator, Accountants Weekly, 24 March 1978
  • Note to Members – Reports by Alfred, Ritchie and David of the Meeting with Officials for the Insolvency Service
  • Note to Members – Written Submissions, C151 to C165
  • Extract: ‘Wrong Priority’ Says ICSA, The Accountant 31 July 1980
  • Extract: High Cost of Official Bankruptcy, by Gareth Griffiths, Financial Times, 27 August 1980
  • Extract: New Rules in Bankruptcy , The Accountant, July 31st 1980F
  • Note to Members – ILRC 167 to ILRC 168 (Delinquent Directors, report by John Lindsay
  • Final Report – Chapter 5: The Initiation of Insolvency Proceedings, by Muir Hunter
  • Letter (4 December 1980) from John to Trevor with suggestions on Chapter 5
  • Draft Chapter on Initiation, by Peter Avis
  • Letter (3rd December 1980) from Peter Millett to Traylor on Draft Report on Initiation
  • Note to Members – ILRC 150: Compulsory Insolvency Procedures for Corporate Debtors – Harmonisation with ILRC 133
  • ILRC 49th – 50th Meetings: Brief for Item 2: Receiverships, by Goldman and Weiss
  • Letter (14th November1980) from Peter Millett to Traylor on Draft Report on Compulsory Insolvency Procedures for Corporate Debtors ILRC 150
  • ILRC 150: Compulsory Insolvency Procedures for Corporate Debtors – Harmonisation with ILRC 133, comments by John Hunter
  • Letter (4 December 1980) from Midland Bank Ltd to Reeves (Department of Trade) on ILRC 150
  • Official Receivers: Memorandum on the Government’s Consultative Document of Bankruptcy, Justice November 1980
  • Index of Written Submissions C1-C150
  • Letter from Traylor (5 December 1978) to Muir Hunter with statistics concerning Reports
  • ILRC – Draft Programme for Six Months beginning 15 April 1977
  • List of Outstanding Matters and Note to Programme of the Sub-Committee
  • Summary C203 – The Senate of the Inns of Court and the Bar and the Law Society (Joint 8th Submission)
  • Letter (14th July 1980) from CJO Maggs (The Law Society) to Traylor on the Written Evidence to the Cork Committee
  • ILRC 123 – Disposition of Property after Commencement of Winding Up, by the Secretary
  • Letter (21st October 1977) from Sir Cork (as Liquidator of Rolls Razor Ltd) giving notice of the Meeting of Creditors
  • Draft Chapter 6 – The Harmonisation of Insolvency Procedures (Cork Report)
  • ILRC 108 – Avoidance of Floating Charges – Written Evidence Submitted to 10/03/1980
  • ILRC 109 – Propriety of Floating Charges – Written Evidence Submitted to 10/03/1980
  • ILRC 110 – Fixed Charges – Written Evidence Submitted to 10/03/1980
  • ILRC 111 – The Floating Charge – Proposals for Change
  • Names and addresses of members of the Insolvency Law Review Committee
  • ILRC 93 – Note to Drafting Sub-Committee: Complaints about Receivers
  • ILRC 93 – Interest on Debts – Some thoughts for discussion by TR Penny
  • Letter (21st November 1977) from GT Hughes (Guest Keen & Nettlefolds Ltd) to Traylor with regard to the Creditors meeting and declaration of interests by Accountants
  • Extract: Accounting for goods sold subject to reservation of title
  • Extract: Practice Note (Companies: Winding up) The Weekly Law Reports, October 7, 1977
  • Letters (1977) from Cartwright Sharp (Law Commission) to Traylor on the ILRC’s concerns on criminal bankruptcy
  • ILRC 74 – Interest on Debts – Proposals to increase Interest Rates on Debts
  • ILRC 81 – Directors – Provisional Decisions (References are to the minutes of the 19th Meeting)
  • List of ILRC Papers (1-82) (10.11.78)
  • Extract: Canadian Bill – Clause 175 (Powers of Court)
  • Extract: New Zealand Insolvency Act 1967 – sections 56-57
  • ILRC Note to Members: Briefs for Meeting on 16 April 1980
  • ILRC 116 – Minimum Paid-UP Capital & Information on Company Documents – Written Evidence Submitted to 16/04/1980
  • ILRC 117 – Compulsory Bonding (Report by Accountants’ Panel)
  • ILRC 118 – The Authority and Personal Liability of a Receiver under Contracts and Leases (Report by the Legal Panel)
  • Extract: Westminster and Whitehall, The Solicitors’ Journal, vol. 121, p. 777
  • Letter (02 February 1978) from IG Watt (Thomson McLintock & Co) to Traylor on Oral Evidence to the ILRC
  • Extract: Canada, Consolidation 1967
  • Extract: New Zealand, Insolvency 1969
  • Extracts from Hansard (Companies Annual Returns and Companies Winding-up Notices) – Tuesday 5 July 1977
  • Transcript of discussions with the Secretary of State for Trade
  • Administration Orders (England and Wales), 4.1.15.0, March 1978
  • Extract: Romalpa principles apply to manufacturing goods (16/11/1978)
  • Information: Bankruptcy (England and Wales): 13.1.2.0. October 1977
  • Letter (03 January 1979) from Traylor to Muir Hunter with papers on “Principles” and the Committee’s discussions and decisions ILRC 64 enclosed
  • Letter (02 February 1979) from Traylor to Muir Hunter on the Special Insolvency Court
  • 27th Meeting, 12 February 1979: Interest on Debts, Hiving down, Receiverships, Set-off
  • Letter (December 1978) from Muir Hunter to Trevor on the first draft of the Cork Report
  • Note on Receivership
  • Note to Members of the Committee: Receivership Statistics
  • Letter (16 September 1978) from John Copp to Sir Kenneth Cork on receivership
  • 16th Meeting (Preferential creditors, the liquidator’s powers, reputed ownership, relation back
  • Extract: Interest on Debt and Damages, New Law Journal, 06/07/1978
  • ILRC 93: Interest on Debts (Some thoughts for discussion by TR Penny)
  • ILRC 69: Secured creditors – summary of written evidence
  • Letter (16 January 1979) from Isadore Goldman & Son to Muir Hunter on Insolvency Courts
  • Letter (31st October 1977) from Farrar JH (Bristol) to Traylor on compulsory and involuntary liquidations
  • Summary C56: Insolvency Practitioners Association: Receivership Law
  • Letter (15 August 1977) from Hellyer RW (Insolvency Practitioners Association) to Traylor on the Insolvency Law Review Accountants Panel
  • Case: Newhart Developments Ltd v Co-operative Commercial Bank Ltd [1976 N No 11769] Stephen and Shaw L.JJ
  • Draft Chapter 5: A Philosophy for Insolvency Law, the Cork Report
  • ILRC 6: The Aims and Policy of Insolvency Law
  • Note to Members – written submission (C170) and C151-C170
  • Note to Members – written submissions (C166-C169) and C151-C165
  • Extract: Provisional Liquidators, Henry E Markson, The New Law Journal, September 29
  • Note to Members – folder containing written submissions C171-C177 and C178-C189
  • ILRC 96 – Property Which Does not Pass to a Trustee in Bankruptcy, by John M Hunter
  • Letter (04 July 1979) from Traylor to Muir Hunter with statistics from the Building Societies Association on the General Household Survey 1977
  • Rough draft of Chapter 5: The assets available for creditors
  • Note by the Judges of the Chancery Division, Romalpa Clauses
  • Letter (1st September 1978) from Sowman FE (WM Fry & Sons) to Muir Hunter on Reservation of Title
  • Extract: Hire purchase and other instalment credit business in February; Rebasing of finance houses’ credit series, Trade and Industry 13 April 1979
  • Extract: Banks Beware, The Economist, 12 April 1979
  • ILRC 74: Interest on Debts (by the Secretary)
  • Letter (3rd April 1978) from the Royal Courts of Justice to Sir Cork on the availability of judges
  • Memorandum on suggested Proposals made by Mr PJ Millet QC in July 1978 regarding Floating Charges (by Avis PGH)
  • ILRC Meeting held on 22 October 1980
  • Case: Re Yeovil Glove Co Ltd [1964] 2 All ER 849
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Brief for Item 2 – Disqualification of Directors, comments by Ritchie Penny
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Additional Brief for Item 2 – Remuneration, comments by John Hunter
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Additional Brief for Item 2 – Preferential Debts, a submission from Elf Oil (C223)
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Brief for Item 4 – Powers and Duties of Liquidators
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Brief for Item 5 – Accountability of Receivers
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Brief for Item 6 – The Administrator (Draft Chapter)
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Brief for Item 7 – Property of an Insolvent Debtor Divisible among his creditors
  • ILRC – 48th Meeting: Brief for Item 8 – Administrator of Estate of Person Dying Insolvent, by John Hunter, Ritchie and Edward
  • Extract from ILRC 87: Proposed Canadian Law – the Bankruptcy Bill (S-11)
  • Letter (14 November 1980) to Eric Reeve (ILRC) from Edward Walker-Arnott on the draft dealing with the Administration
  • Letter (22 August 1977) from Traylor to Muir Hunter on the harmonisation of the law relating to security interests in movables and the EEC Commission’s paper III 767/77-E
  • Note to Drafting Sub-Committee: Introductory to the Report
  • Letter (22 September1977) from Traylor to Muir Hunter on Muir’s comments on enforcement procedures and ILRC 35 and 36
  • Letter (10 January 1978) from Muir Hunter to Avis PGH on acts on insolvency and cessation of payments
  • Summary C190 – Under Sheriffs’ Association (second submission)
  • Insolvencies in England and Wales: third quarter, Trade and Industry 2 November 1979
  • Extract: Why the Cards are Stacked against You, Patience Wheatcroft, The Sunday Times, November 18, 1979
  • Case: Borden (UK) Ltd v Scottish Timber Products Ltd and William McNicol Brownline
  • Letter (08 October 1979) from Moore AW (The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies) to Traylor on general observations
  • Letter (01 October1979) from Traylor to Muir Hunter on getting out an Interim Report
  • Letter (23rd August1979) from Brown PNR (Department of Trade) to Sir Cork on the government’s plan to reduce the civil service
  • ILRC 9: Duties and functions of official receivers in bankruptcy, by CA Taylor
  • Extract: Bankruptcy Bill [Commons] April 8, 1881
  • 14th Meeting – Brief for Item 10 (Receiverships) ILRC 73
  • Letter (14 November 1980) from Millet to Traylor on compulsory insolvency procedures for corporate debtors, ILRC 150
  • Letter (01 July 1977) from Traylor to Muir Hunter on the assimilation of bankruptcy and company winding-up initiatory procedures (ILRC 20)
  • ILRC 22, Part ‘B’ – Receivers appointed under Fixed Charges
  • Extract: All Poulson’s Debts will be Paid in Full, by Peter Gladstone Smith, Sunday Times March 18 1973
  • Letter from Morllen F. To Roger Parker QC (Chairman of the Bar Council) on whether the Bar Council protected a Barrister convicted of a serious crime
  • Letter (February 07, 1973) from Noel (Chief News Editor) to Muir Hunter on transcripts of proceedings in the Wakefield bankruptcy
  • Extract: Accuracy in reporting bankruptcies, 27 February 1973
  • Extract: Poulson hearing is told of antique silver coffee pot for Mr Crosland, The Times, Tuesday January 30 1973
  • Extract: Two key men who are unravelling the Poulson affair, Yorkshire Post, Monday November 20 1972
  • Extract: The men who are helping to pay Mr Poulson’s debts, by Tony Dawe and Diane Fisher, The Times, 1972
  • Extract: How Mr Poulson met his waterloo project, by Tony Dawe, 4 February 1973
  • Extract: Limits of Poulson
  • Extract: That £40 coffee pot
  • Extract: Mr Crosland says that coffee pot was worth about £40 in 1966, 31 January 1973
  • Extract: Coffee pot suggestion “justified”, 5 February 1973
  • Extract: Fees to Mr T Dan Smith ‘open and above board’ 31 January 1973
  • Extract: The reputation of third parties, The Times, Friday February 2 1973
  • Extract: The reputation of third parties
  • Extract: Inquiry by Bar could stifle Poulson case QC in court, lawyers fear, by Barry O’Brien, Daily Telegraph, 2 February 1973
  • Extract: Press and Parliament and the truth, Personal View by Richard Crossman, 31 January 1973
  • Paying for silence: Poulson: Names kept secret if cash is repaid, by Derek Hornby, Daily Express Monday March 19 1973
  • Extract: The Poulson case could last till 1974, by Brian Cashinella 5 March 1973
  • Extract: Family Income Benefit
  • Extract: Claims against Poulson cut, The Financial Times, Tuesday March 6, 1973
  • Extract: Poulson deficiency ‘cut by £200,000’ inquiry told, Daily Mail, Tuesday March 6 1973
  • Extract: Labour leaders angry over Poulson ‘gossip’ 2 February 1973
  • Extract: Poulson to give account of journey; The Muir Hunted, Thursday March 8 1973
  • Extract: I acted to save face of Maudling – Poulson, Yorkshire Post, Wednesday August 2 1972
  • Extract: Question marks hanging over Poulson affair – QC, The Times 10 June 1975
  • Extract: Poulson and the unanswered questions, by John Miller, Evening Standard
  • Extract: Too early to decide on Poulson inquiry, by Paul Potts, Yorkshire Post, Friday June 13, 1975
  • Extract: The Long Wait, News of the World, June 15, 1975
  • Extract: Maudling: corruption probe blocked, Socialist Worker, 14 June 1975
  • Extract: Corruption inquiry to be held in secret, by David Leigh, The Times Friday October 29 1976
  • Extract: Respected MPs with experience and ability to examine allegations and facts germane to Poulson case, The Times, Tuesday November 2 1976
  • Extract: Why we must have an anti-corruption agency, The Times, Monday June 3 1974
  • Extract: Royal commission on conduct will not cover private sector, July 3 1974
  • Extract: Code suggested for Labour councillors, The Guardian July 7 1975
  • Extract: Time for a Poulson Inquiry, The Times Monday June 19 1975
  • Extract: The lingering smell of corruption, by Patrick Marnham, 30 May 1975
  • Extract: Maudling may see Poulson file, by R. Barry O’Brien, Daily Telegraphy August 3 1972
  • Extract: Poulson QC’s cross-examination, Guardian, 3 February 1973
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson, Public Examination of the Debtor, the 13th day of June 1972
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson, Resumed Public Examination of the Debtor, the 25th day of September 1972
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson, Resumed Public Examination of the Debtor, the 26th day of September 1972
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson, Resumed Public Examination of the Debtor, the 26th day of January 1973
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson (in Bankruptcy), Examination of William Henry Sales
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson (in Bankruptcy), Examination of William Henry Sales
  • Re: John Garlick Llewellyn Poulson (in Bankruptcy), Examination of Andrew Wilsher Cunningham
  • In the Wakefield County Court: Brief for the Trustee of the Adjourned Public Examination of the Debtor
  • JGL Poulson in Bankruptcy: Extract from proceedings on Monday, 29th January 1973
  • Letters from CJ Boulton (Clerk of the Select Committee on Conduct of Members) to Muir Hunter
  • Re Poulson: Guideliness for Dealing with the Parliamentary Select Committee (CJ Boulton)
  • Letters on the BBC interviews and Man Alive Report
  • Copy of letters between Inland Revenue and agents (Atlas Chambers): Poulson, January 1970 – January 1972
  • Copy of letters between Inland Revenue and agents (Clifford-Turner and Atlas Chambers): Poulson, January 1970 – January 1973
  • Transcript of Television interview with Mr Leonard Saffman, July 19 1972
  • Letters between John Calderan, James Evans and Muir Hunter on the Times leader and extract from The Economist: All’s fair in love, war and the bankruptcy court, February 3, 1973
  • Draft reports on Dan Smith Companies, 1973
  • Extract: Last stop Carey street, The Times, 20 November 1966
  • Extract: 10p dividend for Poulson creditors claiming £800,000, Daily Telegraph, by Barry O’Brien, 28 April 1977
  • Extract: American executive denies ‘trick deal’, Daily Nation, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Extract: Fed laws could involve big changes in US bank system, by Frank Vogl, The Times, 12 December 1974
  • Extract: Firm owes builders Shs 1.8m, court told, Daily Nation, Tuesday June 14, 1977
  • Extract: The law for the poor, Sunday Times, 25 April 1976
  • Letters between Muir Hunter and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 1978
  • Extract: ‘No strikes’ proviso in Chrysler aid deal, 23 January 1976
  • Extract: Tin – a difficult pact to follow, The Times, June 10 1982
  • Extract: Cork calls for urgent reform, The Times, Thursday June 10 1982
  • Extract: A new deal for bankrupts, Sunday Times, 23 November 1975
  • Extract: Liberal call for tribunal on Poulson affair, The Times, 21 June 1973
  • Extract: Lord Denning sets a poser, by Graham Searjeant, The Times 1979
  • Extract: Louth man denies assets allegation
  • Court administrator’s report – application of Official Receiver RF Savage, 13th July 1974
  • Extract: Not advocate’s licence, The Times December 6, 1975
  • Extract: Corruption agency urged by Poulson case lawyer, Daily Telegraphy. Tuesday June 10 1975
  • Extract: Lowdown on high-life bankrupts, by Richard Miller 16 May 1982
  • Extract: A million hands in, by Adrian Jacobs, The People, Sunday February 21, 1965
  • Extract: Mr Muir hunter, QC
  • Extract: Poulson’s place in legal history, by Barry O’Brien, Daily Telegraph, 20 November 1974
  • Extract: No cross-examination of company inspector, Law Report December 9, 1976, Chancery Division, 10 December 1977
  • Extract: Ex-director faces four charges, Evening Argus, 7 March 1962
  • ILRC 152: The Effect of insolvency on distress and other executions, by WG1
  • Minutes of the 36th Meeting of the ILRC, 14 December 1979,
  • Objectives and purposes of bankruptcy and winding-up, by Peter Millet
  • Amendments to the text of the draft Chapters - Chapter 15: The Official Receiver
  • Brief for meeting on 18 January 1980, Item 4(d): Fraudulent Preferences, by Muir Hunter
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