TITLE

The Recoverability of Settlements

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connell, Liam; Shestopal, Oliver
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Credit Control;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the analysis on how the government pay for settlement and how will it be recovered. According to the decision made by the High Court in Great Britain on June 27, 2007, the fact-provided settlement can be retrieved from the third party though its liability to law is not present, but if the settlement is indefensible, its retrieval will be insufficient to loss.
ACCESSION #
31696608

 

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