Restructuring and insolvency transactions

Restructuring and insolvency transactions guidance:

Environmental permits and insolvency Some business operations which have an impact on the environment are likely to require an environmental permit from the Environment...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK to expedite new insolvency provisions, both of a temporary and permanent nature. For news and guidance...

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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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STOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020), when enacted, will abolish the moratorium procedure for small companies under IA 1986, sch A1 to make...

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Compulsory liquidation is the process of winding up a company by the court. It is most frequently used by a company's creditors, but it is possible for others, such as...

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A creditors' voluntary liquidation (CVL) is a voluntary process initially instigated by a board of directors and is an alternative to the company being wound up by the...

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What is a members' voluntary liquidation? Voluntary liquidation or winding-up is a process in which the company, through the resolution of its members, decides to end the...

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This Practice Note gives an overview of the types of receiverships available and some of the effects of appointing a receiver. For more detailed information, see the...

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Under Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, the operator of any regulated facility must obtain and comply with the conditions of its...

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'Caveat emptor', meaning 'let the buyer beware', is a common law principle meaning the seller is under no duty to disclose material facts to a prospective buyer and it...

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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession. Rights A legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the property. However, this...

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What are the main laws and regulations governing this area? There are three main sources of environmental law that an insolvency practitioner (IP) should be aware of and...

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In the UK, only a licensed insolvency practitioner (IP) can be appointed in relation to formal insolvency procedures for individuals and businesses, although note that an...

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Background to the contaminated land regime (the regime) What is it? Contaminated land is any land which appears to the local authority in whose area it is situated to be...

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Sources of environmental liability There are three main sources of potential personal liability under environmental law that IPs should be aware of. These are: •...

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