Geraldine Quirk

Gerry has over 15 years’ experience advising clients in the insurance sector on a broad range of non—contentious issues. Gerry is one of the leading experts on portfolio transfer schemes, particularly in the legacy/run-off industry, and has developed a reputation as one of the ‘go to’ lawyers in this area. She is also a regulatory expert, advising on Solvency II, perimeter guidance, governance and conduct.

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Insolvency of insurers
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, looks at the different insolvency procedures available to an insolvent insurance company, the difficulties unique to insurance insolvency, set-off, valuation of claims, order of priority, limitation and protection of policyholders.

Insurance business transfer schemes
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, considers insurance business transfer schemes under Part VII of FSMA 2000 (also known as Part VII transfers or Part VII FSMA schemes), which allows an insurer to transfer the whole or part of its business without obtaining the consent of individual policyholders. It includes an overview of the Part VII process, the role of the regulator, consultation with regulators and the effect of an order sanctioning a part VII transfer.

Insurers (Reorganisation and Winding-Up) Regulations
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, looks at the Insurers (Reorganisation and Winding up) Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/353)—the EU rules for the winding-up of authorised insurers, the modifications to the general law of insolvency implemented by the regulations, the recognition of EEA rights and third country insurers.

Advertisement of scheme meeting
Precedent

This Precedent is an advertisement (or advert), produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, advertising the meeting of creditors under a scheme of arrangement, as ordered by the court.

Chairman’s report on scheme meeting
Precedent

This Precedent is a Chairman’s (or chair’s) report of a meeting of creditors in a scheme of arrangement. This sets out to the court the results of that meeting. This is produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.

Claim form (
Precedent

This Precedent is a claim form (CPR Part 8), produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, for an application to court by a company for a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006. This claim form sets out the terms of the order sought sanctioning the scheme, together with appropriate directions in relation to the summoning and conduct of meetings of creditors to consider and, it thought fit, approve the scheme.

Explanatory statement for a scheme of arrangement
Precedent

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, is an explanatory statement for a scheme of arrangement of a company, to be used when applying for a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006.

Indicative timetable for a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006
Precedent

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, sets out the full timetable for a scheme of arrangement (also known as part 26 schemes or s 895 schemes), including when to draft the documentation, when to apply to court, who and when to make notifications to and when to advertise.

Order to convene creditor’s meetings for a scheme of arrangement
Precedent

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, is an order of the court ordering that a creditors meeting be convened (ie a convening order) relating to a proposed scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006.

Sanctioning order for scheme of arrangement
Precedent

This Precedent is an order of the court sanctioning the scheme of arrangement (a sanction order), produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.

SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT
Precedent

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, is for a scheme of arrangement between a company and its creditors under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006.

Script for meetings of scheme creditors
Precedent

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, sets out what needs to be covered by the insolvency practitioner chairman of the meeting of scheme creditors (also known as a Part 26 scheme or section 895 scheme).

Witness statement mailing house for scheme of arrangement
Precedent

This Precedent, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, is a witness statement from a mailing house, if a mailing house was instructed by the company to prepare the documentation and to notify the creditors of the meeting of creditors in a scheme of arrangement (also known as a part 26 scheme or s 895 scheme).

Witness statement to support application to sanction scheme
Precedent

This Precedent is a witness statement to an application to the court to sanction a scheme of arrangement, produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP. It provides a general template and some of the information required as standard in an sanction application seeking a sanction order. Additional information should be added, depending on the circumstances of the scheme.

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