Insolvency in construction

Insolvency in construction guidance:

Produced in association with 4 Pump Court Use of insolvency proceedings in adjudication Insolvency proceedings will rarely be the most efficient or appropriate means of...

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Produced in association with 4 Pump Court This Practice Note looks at preventing enforcement of an adjudication through a stay of execution. It considers the key...

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Administration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a restructure or to allow for a better outcome for all...

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A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is a binding contractual agreement between a company and its creditors. A CVA proposal must involve one or both of two things: • an...

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Spotting the early symptoms of client insolvency • most importantly, a consultant needs to keep alert to the client's financial status • the...

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Spotting the early symptoms of employer insolvency • most importantly, a contractor needs to keep alert to the employer's financial status • the contractor should take...

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This Practice Note is intended to provide advice to employers on how to spot problems with insolvent contractors and how the employer can take steps to protect itself in...

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This Practice Note is intended to provide advice to sub-contractors on how to spot problems with insolvent contractors and how the sub-contractor can take steps to...

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This Practice Note considers the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (TP(RAI)A 2010) and the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (TP(RAI)A...

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This Practice Note considers common issues that may arise out of insolvency in the construction industry. It considers the effect and relevance of adjudication as a...

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Process and effect 'Liquidation' or 'winding-up' is the process by which the affairs of a company and the company’s existence are brought to an end. When a company is...

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This Practice Note considers whether a receiver may carry out building works and in particular whether the receiver may complete a development which is unfinished at the...

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The appointment of a receiver is a remedy for creditors and certain third parties to protect their interest in assets of a company. The creditor will typically be a...

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Most companies supplying materials or goods within the construction industry do so using standard written terms and conditions. These terms will normally include a...

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Where a party to a construction contract becomes insolvent, the consequences of this insolvency are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986). However, the contract...

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