2021: Key dates for restructuring and insolvency professionals
2021: Key dates for restructuring and insolvency professionals

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

  • 2021: Key dates for restructuring and insolvency professionals
  • January 2021
  • February 2021
  • March 2021
  • April 2021
  • May 2021
  • June 2021
  • July 2021
  • September 2021
  • December 2021

January 2021

DateEvent
1 January 2021The Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (Hague Convention) enters force for the UK from 1 January 2021; previously the UK was a party to the Hague Convention through its membership of the EU, which has ceased on Brexit. The instrument of accession to the Hague Convention ensures that the UK continues to be bound after the end of the transition period.
See: LNB News 29/09/2020 49.
1 January 2021Dutch scheme under the Dutch Act on the Confirmation of Private Plans (in Dutch: Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akoord, and in short: the ‘WHOA’) became effective.
See News Analysis: The new Dutch scheme and Practice Note: Restructuring and insolvency—Netherlands—Q&A guide.
1 January 2021Germany’s new scheme under the German Act on the Stabilisation and Restructuring Framework for Companies (Gesetz über den Stabilisierungs-und Restrukturierungsrahmen für Unternehmen) (StaRUG) became effective from 1 January 2021.
See Practice Note: Restructuring and insolvency—Germany—Q&A guide.
1 January 2021Australia’s new restructuring plan for small businesses became effective from 1 January 2021.
18 January 2021Financial Conduct Authority guidance consultation on insolvency practitioners and regulated firms closes.
See: LNB News 07/12/2020 81.
21 January 2021HM Treasury consultation on potential amendments to insolvency rules for payment and electronic money institutions closes (deadline extended from 14 January 2021).
See: LNB News 03/12/2020 108 and LNB News 14/01/2021 48.

February 2021

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