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A popular restructuring method is a debt for equity swap; financial creditors receive equity in the restructured vehicle in return for reducing or...
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9th Nov
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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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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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Creditors are often keen to establish proprietary claims as they create rights in rem (which attach to the property itself) rather than personal...
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9th Nov
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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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It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) against a company or individual following a...
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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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The purpose of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986Section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) is aimed at preventing phoenix companies from...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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 role, powers and duties of an appointed administrator are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules...
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12th Apr
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The power to seek directions from the courtOffice-holders in insolvency proceedings have statutory powers to seek directions from the court in...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Insolvency Rules 2016—coming into force and changesThe Insolvency (England...
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Produced in partnership with Madeleine Jones of South Square 9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI 2016/1024 were laid...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Shaw, QC of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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This Practice Note will give a basic overview of what amounts to an administration expense and some of the case law on this topic.Expenses of an...
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Produced in partnership with Jamil Mustafa of South Square Chambers 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is archived from IP completion day onwards (11pm on 31 December 2020) and is no longer maintained.Brexit impactAs of exit day (31...
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Produced in partnership with Edoardo Lupi of South Square 9th Apr
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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 Peter Shaw, QC of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Apr
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‘Light touch’ administration is not a new concept, but it is back in the news with the light touch approach used in the administrations of high street...
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9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further details, see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit....
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers some of the key considerations for administrators in relation to their personal liability and considers what steps can be...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 9th Apr
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This Practice Note addresses what happens in practice after the administrator has been appointed, and what statutory tasks the administrator has to...
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9th Apr
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Brexit impactThis Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. For further details of the impact...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Taylor of Isonomy Limited 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Kate Rogers of St Philips Chambers 8th Apr
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This Practice Note will cover:•the purpose of administration•who can apply for an administrator out of court, and in what circumstancesThis Practice...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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Court fees are payable in connection with commencing certain insolvency processes, and commonly during an insolvency process (usually against...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the interaction between the statutory moratorium under Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), which prevents...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 8th Apr

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