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What is a pre-pack administration sale?Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the...
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19th May
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Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs)—a quick guideWhat are Statements of Insolvency Practice?Insolvency practitioners (IPs) are required to comply...
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19th May
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Marshalling debtWhat is marshalling?Marshalling is where two or more creditors are owed money by the same debtor, and one creditor has more than one...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Jacobs of Dentons 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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Roles, powers and duties of an administrative receiverWhat is an administrative receiver?The Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) sets out what an...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 19th May
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Role, powers, functions and duties of a liquidatorCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further...
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19th May
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The deemed consent procedure, decision-making procedure, and meetings—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Bowles 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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Compulsory winding up of a company—the process and procedureSTOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 contains provisions which, on...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 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
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The CVA proposal and procedure—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposal will...
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Produced in partnership with KPMG and Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 19th May
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What is a statutory demand?This Practice Note looks at what a statutory demand is and what it seeks to achieve in both corporate and personal...
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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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What regulatory responsibilities does an administrator have when acting as the administrator in the insolvency of a pharmaceutical or biotech company...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Clarke of RMCSC LTD 25th Jul
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Retail sector insolvency—use of CVAsIntroduction to company voluntary arrangements (CVAs)A CVA is a tool available to a company in financial...
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Produced in partnership with Cathryn E. Williams of Crowell & Moring 22nd Jul
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Charity insolvency—a guide to available insolvency proceduresFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Walker of Lester Aldridge LLP 21st Jul
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Insolvency of insurersApplicable legislationInsolvency laws generally make special provisions for insurance companies, because of the regulated status...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 21st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the care home industryThis Practice Note gives guidance on taking enforcement action in the care home industry. It includes...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Prior of Squire Patton Boggs 21st Jul
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Special resolution regime optionsSpecial resolution regime toolkitWhen using the special resolution regime (SRR), the appropriate tool for the...
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Produced in partnership with Dominic McCahill of Skadden 15th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the retail sectorThis Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 15th Jul
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Special resolution regime for banks and building societies—rationale, scope, application and interpretationThe economic and legal backdropGeneral...
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Produced in partnership with Dominic McCahill of Skadden 15th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the hotel industryThe hotels sector suffered in the last recession. As an asset class, hotels are capital intensive operations...
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Produced in partnership with Matthieu Hucker of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 15th Jul
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Assignment of insurance policies and claims in insolvencyDuties of an office-holder to realise propertyInsolvency procedures (such as administration,...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Martin of Stevens & Bolton 15th Jul
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Mis-selling interest rate hedging products—a guide for R&I lawyersIntroductionPrior to September 2008, numerous small and medium-sized enterprises...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Shankland and Sarah Lainchbury of Sidley Austin LLP 15th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the agriculture industryThis Practice Note looks at the structure and funding of farming businesses, the types of security that...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson 15th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the construction industryThis Practice Note considers common issues that may arise out of insolvency in the construction...
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Produced in partnership with Gurbinder Grewal of Dentons, Ian Fox of Dentons and Michael Wright of Dentons 15th Jul
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Can an adjudication award in the construction industry in favour of a company in liquidation be enforced?STOP PRESS: From 6 April 2017, the Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Carly Schiff of Boyes Turner 15th Jul
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Guide to airline insolvency—insolvency proceedings, receivership and schemes of arrangementThis Practice Note forms part of a set of Practice Notes on...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 14th Jul
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Special Administration for financial institutionsWhy these Regulations were introducedThe financial crisis, commencing in 2007 and marked notably by...
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Produced in partnership with Dominic McCahill of Skadden 14th Jul
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Insurance business transfer schemesConsistent with the common law of contract, an insurer is not able to transfer the burden of its obligations under...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 12th Jul
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Financial services firms and insolvencyBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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12th Jul
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Charity insolvency—personal liability of charity trusteesFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Walker of Lester Aldridge LLP 12th Jul

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