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Affordable housingAffordable housing is housing provided to those who are struggling with their housing costs and whose housing needs are not met by...
29th Jul
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Presumption in favour of sustainable developmentSTOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the new NPPF published on 20 July...
29th Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restructuring plan provisionsSpurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed...
29th Jul
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Contract variationThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a...
29th Jul
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Security reviews—an introductionThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) and Coronavirus (COVID-19): CIGA 2020 and changes to...
29th Jul
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What is securitisation?Securitisation is a financing techniqueSecuritisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets...
29th Jul
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Rectification—mutual mistakeRectification is an equitable remedy by which the court can correct an error of expression where a written document does...
28th Jul
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Establishing a beneficial interest (joint ownership)Where two or more people together own real property, they hold it under a trust of land. Where...
28th Jul
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Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants—the statutory routeSee Practice Note: Modification and release of restrictive covenants—the...
28th Jul
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Perfecting security over landCoronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on...
28th Jul
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Taking security over unregistered landCoronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)...
28th Jul
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Scotland: gratuitous alienations by individual debtorsFor any insolvency process to operate effectively, it is essential the person appointed to...
Produced in partnership with James Lloyd of Harper Macleod LLP 28th Jul
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Liability for business rates in insolvencyCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further details,...
28th Jul
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Key features of securitisation and asset based lendingIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
28th Jul
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Reform of UK insolvency lawsBackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at...
28th Jul
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Scotland: dealing with the debtor's home in sequestrationIn the majority of sequestrations where the debtor has assets these will include the debtor's...
Produced in partnership with James Lloyd of Harper Macleod LLP 28th Jul
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Effect of the debtor's death on an insolvency processWhat happens when a debtor dies?A person may die insolvent. Their estate will be insolvent where...
Produced in partnership with David Nicholls of Landmark Chambers 28th Jul
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CVAs—landlord issues and remediesWhat is a CVA?A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is an arrangement between a company and its creditors, supervised...
28th Jul
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Effect of appointment of LPA or fixed charge receiver on propertyImpact of appointmentThe effect of the appointment of an LPA/fixed charge receiver is...
Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 27th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the retail sectorThis Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and...
Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 27th Jul

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