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Ipso facto clauses definedContracts often contain provisions to the effect that the contracts will terminate upon the bankruptcy or insolvency of one...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being updated for the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020), which introduces a new insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson 12th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note will give a basic overview of the applicable tests for cashflow and balance sheet insolvency under section 123 of the...
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Produced in partnership with South Square 12th Jan
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DisclaimerUnder sections 178 and 315 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), a liquidator or a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) has the power to disclaim...
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9th Nov
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One of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver, which cures a temporary...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further details, take a look at our Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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9th Nov
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The Court of Appeal has made it clear in JCAM that a moratorium cannot be obtained through the back door by filing a notice of intention to appoint an...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at equitable accounting, what it is, how and when it applies. It does not look at how the trustee in bankruptcy (trustee)...
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9th Nov
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A demand for payment is a formal demand made in accordance with the contractual requirements underpinning the liability which the party issuing the...
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Produced in partnership with James Hannant of Guildhall Chambers 12th Jan
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IntroductionSet-off refers to claims that may be set-off against other claims. A set-off is the right of one party, Party A, who is owed money by...
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Produced in partnership with South Square and BDO LLP 12th Jan
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BrexitBREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note....
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9th Nov
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DIP financing generallyDebtor-in-possession financing (DIP financing) is new, post-petition financing provided to a debtor in a bankruptcy case. The...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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Produced in partnership with South Square and BDO LLP 12th Jan

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What is the background to the changes?The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the resulting lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024 (IR 2016) were laid before...
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Produced in partnership with James Davies of New Square Chambers 15th Jan
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The Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA 1925) enables a mortgagee of a legal mortgage to appoint an LPA receiver. This right may alternatively (and more...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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15th Jan
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Neither the company nor its creditors may approve a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposal or modification which affects the right of a secured...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 15th Jan
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There is very little statutory guidance on modifications to company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) and how to deal with them. Some guidance is given by...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 15th Jan
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STOP PRESS relating to insolvency and tax: Finance Act 2020 introduced provisions where:•with effect for business insolvencies that commence on or...
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Produced in partnership with Julia Fox of Deloitte LLP and Anthony Davis 15th Jan
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This Practice Note:•outlines the main UK tax provisions that apply where a fixed charge receiver sells assets owned by a company, and•answers the...
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Produced in partnership with Anthony Davis and Julia Fox of Deloitte LLP 15th Jan
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This Practice Note outlines:•the main corporation tax consequences when a UK incorporated company goes into an administration process in the UK,...
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Produced in partnership with Anthony Davis and Julia Fox of Deloitte LLP 15th Jan
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Taxation and insolvencyThere are relatively few specific rules governing the UK taxation of companies that are subject to insolvency procedures. The...
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Produced in partnership with David L. Irvine, Nathan Langford of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Philip Ridgway of Temple Tax Chambers 15th Jan
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This Practice Note outlines the main tax implications where a company implements a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) under Part I of the Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Anthony Davis and Julia Fox of Deloitte LLP 15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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15th Jan
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What is a special manager?Origin of the role of the special managerBefore the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) came into force, the official receiver...
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15th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note focuses on the forced removal of an administrator from office, although other reasons for vacation of office by an administrator...
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15th Jan
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Power to vary a CVAA power to vary a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is normally included so that, if circumstances change or minor amendments...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 15th Jan
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Statutory moratoriumThe appointment of an administrative receiver does not create an automatic statutory moratorium. As such, a company’s creditors...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 15th Jan
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In any insolvency situation, there are a number of parties involved that require legal advice and, in certain circumstances, parties with common...
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15th Jan
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The appointment of a receiver is a remedy for creditors and certain third parties to protect their interest in assets of a company. The creditor will...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the position from 6 April 2017.The effect of CVL on the companyThe process of liquidation will lead to the dissolution of...
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Produced in partnership with Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 15th Jan

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