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Deloitte administrators given hope on HMV future

Investors buy HMV debt, giving fresh hope to a rescue deal

23 Jan 2013

UK retailer HMV

HMV administrators u-turn on gift card stance

Deloitte administrators have relented and announced they will allow gift cards to be used in HMV stores

22 Jan 2013

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Deloitte administrators to close 129 Blockbuster stores

Administrators to Blockbuster say they will close 129 stores which will result in about 760 redundancies

21 Jan 2013

R3 president and Neville Kahn to lead Blockbuster administration

Collapsed retailer calls in Deloitte administrators including trade body president Lee Manning

17 Jan 2013

Analysis: HMV latest bricks and mortar biz to fail against online

Failing to offset the slump in sales of hard copy media finally catches up with HMV

16 Jan 2013

Portsmouth court date pushed back for a third time

Administrators to Portsmouth will need to wait until the end of the month to find out the future of the collapsed club

16 Jan 2013

Deloitte administrators appointed to HMV

Music retailer formally appoints Deloitte administrators

16 Jan 2013

Deloitte’s Neville Kahn to lead HMV administration

Kahn and two other Deloitte administrators called to struggling music retailer

15 Jan 2013

Jessops administrators to make more than 1,300 redundancies

PwC administrators have announced the closure of the camera retail chain

14 Jan 2013

BDO administrators to Dewey receive £36.7m claim from US arm

Dewey & LeBoeuf US has made a claim to UK arm BDO administrators of £36.7m a progress report has shown

10 Jan 2013

PwC administrators called to Jessops

Irreconcilable differences between directors funders and suppliers, such as Nikon and Canon, sees PwC administrators appointed to the 192-store camera chain

10 Jan 2013

EC's insolvency plans not totally harmonious

Plan to create European-wide insolvency rules is heading in the right direction, but many fear that it will undo insolvency professionals' good work

18 Dec 2012

Pickfords sold in pre-pack to offload pension liabilities

BDO administrators sell Pickfords to management to offload its defined benefit pension

05 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators rack up £51.6m fees at MF Global

Administrators charge £51.6m for 13 months' work on world’s first special administration

04 Dec 2012

Funding for litigation needn’t be so tough for IPs

Although government gives the insolvency profession until April 2015 before changing litigation funding rules, practitioners need to get their house in order now, writes Kristy Zander

04 Dec 2012

SFP administrator brothers called to Active Technologies

SFP insolvency brothers continue to trade manufacturer, which entered administration following £400,000 of debts it was unable to service

03 Dec 2012

Court of Appeal to scrutinise Lehman FSD

Lehman Brothers companies fighting to be excluded from Pension Regulator’s financial support direction

03 Dec 2012

KPMG administrators say JJB creditors will receive next to nothing

Collapsed retailer owes £212m to unsecured creditors, with just £600,000 to share out. Shareholders also to receive no repayment

30 Nov 2012

Administrators to close a further 125 Comet stores

Up to 2,500 jobs to go as Deloitte administrators look to close 125 stores

29 Nov 2012

Leonard Curtis administrators sort Harley Medical pre-pack

Leonard Curtis administrators organise pre-pack for Harley Medical Group following legal claims from women affected by faulty breast implants

26 Nov 2012

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Taking Stock: No humble pie after anti-PwC newspaper ad

PwC US and PwC Gibraltar namechecked in what TS can only describe as a 'cryptic' newspaper advert

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Firms are changing their brands like they're going out of fashion, but you've got to be consistent, says TS

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