MVL—the process and documents for the appointment of a liquidator
Produced in partnership with Robert Smailes of Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group
MVL—the process and documents for the appointment of a liquidator

The following Restructuring & Insolvency practice note produced in partnership with Robert Smailes of Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • MVL—the process and documents for the appointment of a liquidator
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Documents and information to be provided to the liquidator by the company

The primary issue to establish with the nominated liquidator prior to any appointment is the true position of the company as to its solvency. For more information see: Directors' due diligence questionnaire and guidance before swearing a statutory declaration of solvency for a members' voluntary liquidation.

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Documents and information to be provided to the liquidator by the company

In order to appoint the liquidator, the company must provide a certificate of appointment to the liquidator as soon as reasonably practicable, authenticated and dated by the chairman of the meeting, a director of the company or the company secretary. The liquidator must consent to so acting. Where two or more liquidators are appointed the certificate must also specify (as required by section 231) whether any act required or authorised under any enactment to be done by the liquidator is to be done by all or any one or more of them. Not later than

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