Sovereign Life Assurance Company v Dodd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Judgment Date1892
Date1892
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275 cases
  • Realm Therapeutics Plc
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 29 July 2019
    ...authority is unnecessary. It suffices that I direct myself according to the key principle enunciated by the Court of Appeal in Sovereign Life Assurance Co v Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 and record that I have been referred to the expositions and elaborations of the principle in Re BTR [1999] 2 BC......
  • Flynn (A Debtor) Personal Insolvency Acts
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 11 November 2019
    ...in turn, applied the well-established principles dating back to the decision of the Court of Appeal in Sovereign Life Assurance v. Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 and the more recent decision of the same court in Re. Hawk Insurance Co. Ltd. [2001] 2 BCLC 11 In Sabrina Douglas, Baker J. commenced her......
  • Piccone v Suncorp Metway Insurance Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Texfibre (Selangor) Sdn Bhd & 2 Ors v Permata Merchant Bank Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Court of Appeal (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
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6 firm's commentaries
  • Members' schemes of arrangement - overview of the court approval process
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 19 April 2013
    ...included ensuring that the way was clear in all respects to give effect to the proposal). 4 Sovereign Life Assurance Co v Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 at 5 The court can be the Federal Court or the Supreme Court of State or Territory - see section 58AA of the Act. 6 Cleary v Australian Co-operative......
  • Deleveraging to control
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 20 December 2017
    ...121 ACSR 328; [2017] NSWSC 567.Back to article 8 Re Boart Longyear Ltd, above n 7, at [16], [81]. 9 Sovereign Life Assurance Co v Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 at 10 First Pacific Advisors LLC v Boart Longyear Ltd (2017) 320 FLR 78; 121 ACSR 136; [2017] NSWCA 116. 11 Weaver, above n 1; 3GS, above n ......
  • Bermuda Schemes Of Arrangement: Delivering Global Restructurings And Reorganisations
    • Bermuda
    • Mondaq Bermuda
    • 21 May 2019
    ...13 Civ (10 March 2014) per Bell AJ, as cited by Kawaley CJ (as he then was) in Titan Petrochemicals. Sovereign Life Assurance Co v Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 at 583 per Bowen Re Dominion Petroleum Ltd [2012] Bda LR 8. In the matter of Titan Petrochemicals, above no. 3. The Judicial Committee of t......
  • Schemes Of Arrangements: Legal Requirements
    • Cayman Islands
    • Mondaq Cayman Islands
    • 3 July 2008
    ...as to whether certain entities form a single class or different classes was set out by Bowen LJ in Sovereign Life Assurance Co v Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 where "It seems plain that we must give such a meaning to the term 'class' as will prevent the section being so worked as to result in confis......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Insolvency Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2004, December 2004
    • 1 December 2004
    ...classification of creditors for the purpose of meetings to approve schemes of arrangement in Sovereign Life Assurance Company v Dodd[1892] 2 QB 573, the learned judge held that the interests of the related creditors were so dissimilar from the interests of the other unsecured creditors that......
  • AMALGAMATION — NEW METHOD TO MERGE AND TAKE-OVER COMPANIES
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2008, December 2008
    • 1 December 2008
    ...Law vol 2 (Andrew Beck & Andrew Borrowdale, etc, eds) (LexisNexis, 2006) at para 46.16. 133 Sovereign Lift Assurance Co v Dodd [1892] 2 QB 573 (CA) at 582—583. For recent cases, see Re Hawk Insurance Co Ltd[2001] EWCA Civ 241, [2001] 2 BCLC 480 (CA) and UDL Argos Engineering & Heavy Industr......

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