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Clearing houses and insolvency

Bridge, Michael G. (2008) Clearing houses and insolvency. Law and Financial Markets Review, 2 (5). pp. 418-421. ISSN 1752-1440

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The International Air Transport Association clearing house scheme, judged by the House of Lords in British Eagle International Airlines Ltd v Cie Nationale Air France to offend fundamental insolvency principles, has now been held by the Australian High Court in International Air Transport Association v Ansett Holdings Ltd, reversing the court below, to be compliant with insolvency law as a result of amendments made to the scheme in the wake of British Eagle. The decision in Ansett Holdings repays close attention for what it has to say about clearing houses and netting schemes.

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Additional Information: © 2008 Hart Publishing Ltd.
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Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2009 10:55
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 00:43

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