Restructuring and insolvency for corporate lawyers

Restructuring and insolvency for corporate lawyers guidance:

This note aims to: • provide practical guidance to creditors owed money by a distressed/insolvent company • explain the position of creditors in most types of corporate...

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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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General duty of liquidators and administrators where there has been an unlawful transaction If, during the course of a liquidator's or administrator's investigations into...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

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The range of funding options open to companies has exploded, resulting in a vast array of different capital and security structures. Before the 2007/8 credit crunch, it...

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The table below compares the features and benefits of a scheme of arrangement (see: Schemes of arrangement—overview) with two alternate processes available in England and...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) This content is affected by the proposed changes to UK insolvency laws as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further details, see...

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Buying the business and/or assets of a company from an insolvency practitioner (insolvent sale) is quite different from buying the business and/or assets of a company...

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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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A popular restructuring method is a debt for equity swap; financial creditors receive equity in the restructured vehicle in return for reducing or cancelling their debt...

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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent are under a duty to maximise the return to the company’s creditors. The relevant statutory...

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Duties of a director The purpose of this Practice Note is to: • set out what additional duties arise for directors when the company is insolvent (or is verging on...

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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the company’s creditors....

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From 8 December 2017, The Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1119 apply to modify the regimes applicable to Limited Liability Partnerships...

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The purpose of this Practice Note is to: • describe section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) • discuss the exceptions to that section • discuss how those...

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DateAction From 98 days before the directions hearingDraft scheme of arrangement, explanatory statement, and proxy form (see Precedents: SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT,...

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This Practice Note covers: • what arrangements under Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), s 110 (a s 110 arrangement) is (see: What is a s 110 arrangement?) • the rationale for...

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When restructuring is considered rather than formal insolvency proceedings (see Practice Note: Benefits of restructuring over formal proceedings) the company may want to...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) This content is affected by the proposed changes to UK insolvency laws as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including in relation to...

Precedents

From 8 December 2017, The Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1119 apply to modify the regimes applicable to Limited Liability Partnerships...

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From 8 December 2017, The Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1119 apply to modify the regimes applicable to Limited Liability Partnerships...

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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 note aims to: • provide practical guidance to PE firms (and other funds) looking to acquire a distressed/insolvent company • provide practical guidance to PE firms...

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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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What is a rescue buyout? A company or a business in a rescue situation is one that is in potential financial difficulties, either because it finds itself: • unable to pay...

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A AdministrationAn insolvency process whereby an insolvency practitioner is appointed with the aim of achieving one of the statutory objectives, where the administrator...

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