The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016—Part 7: Compulsory liquidation [Archived]
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The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016—Part 7: Compulsory liquidation [Archived]

The following Restructuring & Insolvency practice note produced in partnership with Emma Knight of Three Stone provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016—Part 7: Compulsory liquidation [Archived]
  • Commencement of process
  • The statutory demand
  • Petition for winding-up order
  • Verification of winding-up petition
  • Copies of winding-up petition to be served on company or delivered to other persons
  • Notice of winding-up petition
  • Witness statement in opposition
  • Order for substitution of petitioner
  • Order for winding up by the court
  • More...

The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016—Part 7: Compulsory liquidation [Archived]

This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI 2016/1024 were laid before Parliament on 25 October 2016 and are in force from 6 April 2017. They are intended to consolidate the Insolvency Rules 1986 (IR 1986), SI 1986/1925 and all statutory instruments amending the IR 1986, SI 1986/1925 (which are all repealed), modernise and simplify the language used, and incorporate changes made in the law.

The IR 2016, SI 2016/1024, are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum (prepared by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in conjunction with the Insolvency Service) which, although not forming part of the IR 2016, SI 2016/1024, (and not approved by Parliament), may assist in understanding the IR 2016, SI 2016/1024.

Note also that the Insolvency (England and Wales) (Amendment) Rules 2017, SI 2017/366 were laid before Parliament on 13 March 2017 and came into force on 6 April 2017. This SI made a number of minor amends to the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI 2016/1024 and should be reviewed along with the provisions of IR 2016, SI 2016/1024.

In addition, the Insolvency Amendment (EU 2015/848) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/702 were laid before Parliament on 23 June 2017 and came into force on 26

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