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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

Includes new legislation introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic which contains a mixture of temporary and permanent changes to R&I law. Temporary provisions centre around winding-up petitions, wrongful trading and ipso facto clauses, while permanent changes include the creation of two new corporate insolvency processes—restructuring plans and the moratorim.

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Includes country guides for 45 jurisdictions dealing with Restructuring & Insolvency. The majority of these guides are from the Getting the Deal Through series. Where there are jurisdictional gaps, we have commissioned content to fill the gap. We also have created several comparison tables showing how key issues are treated in different jurisdictions.

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Latest Restructuring & Insolvency News

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Bankruptcy—beneficial interests in land—manuscript declaration of trust—dishonesty—salvage documents—sham documents—transactions at an undervalue and section 339 of the Insolvency Act 1986—Stack v Dowden (Re: Raymond James Gallagher)

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: The court declared as follows: that a manuscript Declaration of Trust dated the 24th December 2003 and alleged by...

08 December 2021
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Secured creditor granted relief from the surrender of security over a bankrupt’s assets (McLinden v Lu and others)

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: A secured creditor did not surrender security in the form of a charging order when valuing the security at nil in...

08 December 2021
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High Court approves Part VII transfer of £12bn annuity business from the Pru to Rothesay, second time round (Prudential Assurance Company Ltd and In the Matter of Rothesay Life plc)

Insurance & Reinsurance analysis: It was approximately three years ago when the Prudential Assurance Company (PAC) first embarked on its application...

08 December 2021
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Court of Appeal decision on the effect of a foreign insolvency process on the registration of a judgment under Brussels I (Windhorst v Levy)

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: This was an appeal from the judgment of Mrs Justice Eady in Windhorst v Levy concerning the registration of a...

07 December 2021
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Hong Kong—winding-up petition stayed pending arbitration on just and equitable grounds (China Europe International Business School v Chengwei Evergreen Capital LP)

Arbitration analysis: The Hong Kong Court of First Instance ordered that a winding-up petition presented against CEIBS Publishing Group Ltd (the...

06 December 2021

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