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    The Insolvency (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2014

    The Insolvency (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2014 (the "2014 Rules") came into force on 30 May 2014 and are applicable to cases where a receiver is appointed, a resolution for the winding up of a company is passed, a petition for liquidation is lodged or an application for the appointment of a provisional liquidator is made on or after 30 May 2014.

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    Survivorship destinations

    Survivorship clauses (or special destination clauses) are conditions that commonly appear in the title of property held by two or more people, usually spouses. They are generally worded " the property is disponed to X and Y, equally between them, and to the survivor (or survivors) of them".