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Insolvency searches for companies at the Central RegistryWhat is the Central Registry of Winding-up Petitions?The Central Registry of Winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson 19th May
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Key elements of a standstill agreementWhen restructuring is considered rather than formal insolvency proceedings (see Practice Note: Benefits of...
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19th May
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US bankruptcy financing—debtor-in-possession (DIP) financingDIP financing generallyDebtor-in-possession financing (DIP financing) is new,...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 19th May
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Role, powers, functions and duties of a trustee in bankruptcyThis Practice Note looks at the roles, powers, functions and duties of the trustee in...
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19th May
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Joint office-holder appointmentsAll insolvency processes allow for the joint appointment of office-holders if required. Whether it is appropriate or...
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19th May
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Cashflow and balance sheet tests for insolvencyIntroductionThis Practice Note will give a basic overview of the applicable tests for cashflow and...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers 19th May
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Secured creditors under a CVA—including effect on guaranteesNeither the company nor its creditors may approve a company voluntary arrangement (CVA)...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 19th May
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Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointedThis Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 19th May
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Can a claim be made against a company for trading whilst insolvent? If the company is conducting litigation, does this constitute ‘trading’? If so,...
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19th May
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Equitable charges v legal charges—impact on saleabilityThis Practice Note considers the position of a security holder who has an equitable mortgage or...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Hardwicke 19th May
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Wrongful trading claims under sections 214 and 246ZB of the Insolvency Act 1986What is wrongful trading?Wrongful trading is a claim which arises under...
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19th May
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Prohibited names under section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986The purpose of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986Section 216 of the Insolvency Act...
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19th May
Precedents
Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [INSERT...
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19th May
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A guide to independent business reviewsThis Practice Note looks at independent business reviews (IBRs) and aims to:•provide high level guidance around...
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Produced in partnership with Allan Kelly of RSM 19th May
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Covenant waivers and resetsOne of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver,...
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19th May

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Execution formalities—companiesThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the...
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30th Jul
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Execution formalities—limited partnershipsThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited...
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30th Jul
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Execution formalities—limited liability partnershipsThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds...
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30th Jul
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Execution formalities—individualsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers...
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30th Jul
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Facsimile seals and signaturesA facsimile seal or signature is essentially a duplicate of the original. With regard to seals, it is a duplicate of the...
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30th Jul
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Joint, several, and joint and several liabilityContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by...
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30th Jul
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Exclusion and limitation of liabilityThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It...
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30th Jul
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Executing documents—deeds and simple contractsThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple...
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30th Jul
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Virtual execution of documentsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in...
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30th Jul
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Powers of attorney in commercial transactionsCommercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as...
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30th Jul
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Execution formalities—partnershipsThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for...
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30th Jul
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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30th Jul
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Execution formalities—witnessesThis Practice Note summarises the execution formalities for witnesses, in particular it considers who can act as a...
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30th Jul
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Electronic signaturesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response...
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30th Jul
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Notaries and notarisationNotariesA notary is a qualified lawyer whose primary concern is the authentication and certification of signatures and...
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30th Jul
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Execution formalities—unincorporated associationsThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for...
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30th Jul
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Certified copy requirements in commercial transactionsThis practice note examines what a certified copy is, when a certified copy is required, who can...
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30th Jul
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DeedsUnder English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed.This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which...
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30th Jul
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Verification of documents and informationCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by an overseas company under its common seal, where one authorised signatory must sign the document that the...
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