Restructuring & Insolvency

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Restructuring & Insolvency guidance:

The moratorium is at the very heart of the administration process, which is seen as one of the key tools for a company rescue or restructure of the...

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This Practice Note discusses: • the effect of an insolvency process on pending court proceedings in which the debtor, bankrupt or insolvent company is a...

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Liquidation The order of distribution in liquidation, following the realisation of security by secured creditors (other than those with floating charges)...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments...

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Administration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a restructure or to allow for a better outcome...

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The role, powers and duties of an appointed administrator are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR...

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This Practice Note sets out guidance as to what happens when: • proceedings have been commenced against a company and a winding-up petition is presented...

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This Practice Note looks at what a statutory demand is and what it seeks to achieve in both corporate and personal insolvency. It assumes that the debtor is...

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Definition of property and some general principles Property is defined very widely in section 436 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), and includes...

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What is a misfeasance claim under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986? Claims commenced under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) are...

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It is a long-established principle that winding-up proceedings should not be commenced where the petition debt is genuinely disputed on substantial grounds....

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The order of distribution of a company’s assets in administration is found in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules...

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This Practice Note covers the process of disclaimer and the steps to be taken to disclaim. For guidance on what disclaimer is and what can be disclaimed,...

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One of the main functions of the trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) is, in accordance with section 305(2) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), to get in,...

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Introduction This Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...

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Welcome to the world of restructuring and insolvency Restructuring and insolvency (R&I) covers a variety of different processes and tools designed to...

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