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The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024 (IR 2016) provide for a revised scheme for decision making in insolvency from 6 April...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Bowles 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 9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note looks at:•the key features of loan to value (LTV) covenants•possible issues with calling an event of default based on a LTV...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Pelopidas, James Walton and Matthew Brew of Rosling King LLP 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 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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This Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the court, including the circumstances in which a court will appoint a receiver and who may...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 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 9th Nov
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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9th Nov
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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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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 Julie Lanz of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 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 9th Nov

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Part 1: Interpretation1Miscellaneous definitions1.1In the Arrangement, except where the context otherwise demands:Arrangement•means the Proposal and...
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25th Nov
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IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT COMPANY NAME] (‘THE COMPANY’)IN THE MATTER OF THE INSOLVENCY (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER...
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25th Nov
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Part 1: Interpretation1Miscellaneous definitions1.1In the Arrangement, except where the context otherwise demands:The Act•means the Insolvency Act...
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25th Nov
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IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT COMPANY NAME] (‘THE COMPANY’)IN THE MATTER OF THE INSOLVENCY ACT...
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25th Nov
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Part 1: Interpretation1Miscellaneous definitions1.1In the Arrangement, except where the context otherwise demands:The Act•means the Insolvency Act...
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25th Nov
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IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT COMPANY NAME] (‘THE COMPANY’)IN THE MATTER OF THE INSOLVENCY ACT...
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25th Nov
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Status of the UKAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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24th Nov
Precedents
This Precedent sets out the position from 6 April 2017. It does not necessarily reflect the position pre-6 April 2017.Number of matter CVA [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 24th Nov
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Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES] [IN [INSERT...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 24th Nov
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Clause 3.5: replace 2nd sentence with ‘The Proposal, if accepted, is likely to result in a total Dividend of [insert amount, less than 100] pence in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper and Matthew Finnie of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 18th Nov
Precedents
Front page: replace heading with: ‘IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT COMPANY NAME] (‘COMPANY’) (in administration)’.Replace ‘[name of company]’ with ‘[name of...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper and Matthew Finnie of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 18th Nov
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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 Emma Knight of Three Stone 18th Nov
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On 26 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) came into force, see News Analysis: Corporate Insolvency and Governance...
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18th Nov
Q&As
The obligations of a supervisor in connection with a breach of the terms of a voluntary arrangement will be set out within the proposal document and...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Curry of Insolvency Support Services 18th Nov
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In order for a secured lender to appoint, ordinarily, an event of default has to have occurred under the terms of the loan facility and/or associated...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Sejas of MHS Sprecher Grier 18th Nov
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Introduction to company voluntary arrangements (CVAs)A CVA is a tool available to a company in financial difficulty to restructure its debts. In...
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Produced in partnership with Cathryn E Williams of Crowell & Moring LLP 17th Nov
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 17th Nov
Practice notes
What is a CVA?A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is an arrangement between a company and its creditors, supervised by an IP (who is known as the...
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17th Nov
Q&As
Part II of the Insolvent Partnership Order 1994 (IPO 1994), SI 1994/2421 as amended by the Insolvent Partnership (Amendment) (No 2) Order 2002, SI...
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4th Nov
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We refer you to Practice Note: Claims against companies subject to a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) which you may find useful for your...
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3rd Nov

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