2018: Key dates for restructuring and insolvency professionals [Archived]
2018: Key dates for restructuring and insolvency professionals [Archived]

The following Restructuring & Insolvency guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • 2018: Key dates for restructuring and insolvency professionals [Archived]
  • January 2018
  • February 2018
  • March 2018
  • April 2018
  • May 2018
  • June 2018
  • July 2018
  • August 2018
  • September 2018
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January 2018

Date Event
1 January 2018 SIP 6

A new version of SIP 6—Deemed consent and decision procedures in insolvency proceedings is effective (since 1 January 2018).

The new SIP 6 replaced interim SIP 6 which was effective from 6 April 2017. Unlike the interim SIP 6, the revised SIP will apply to LLPs as the Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 now apply the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 to LLPs. For more information, see LNB News 07/12/2017 87.

It should be noted that SIPs 8,10 and 12 have been withdrawn in respect of all appointments in England and Wales since 6 April 2017, but remain in place for certain special insolvency regimes. For more information, see the ICAEW website.

SIP 11
A revised version of SIP 11—The handling of funds in formal insolvency appointments is effective (since 1 January 2018).
15 January 2018 Business and Property Courts launched in Bristol (see LNB News 09/02/2018 107)
16 January 2018 HM Treasury’s consultation on: Breathing space call for evidence ends. Views are being sought on giving individuals in debt a six-week breathing space