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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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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 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 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 12th Jan
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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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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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This Practice Note looks at independent business reviews (IBRs) and aims to:•provide high level guidance around an IBR•identify when an IBR may be...
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Produced in partnership with Allan Kelly of RSM 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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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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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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16th Apr
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The economic and legal backdropGeneral corporate insolvency law was inappropriate for distressed banks. In particular:•the insolvency practitioners...
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Produced in partnership with Dominic McCahill of Skadden 14th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 14th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 14th Apr
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) was introduced as part of the government’s response to the economic impact of the...
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13th Apr
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Spotting the early symptoms of employer insolvency•most importantly, a contractor needs to keep alert to the employer's financial status•the...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 13th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the insolvency regime introduced by the Technical and Further Education Act 2017 (TAFEA 2017), the Further Education...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Smyth of Mills & Reeve LLP 9th Apr
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This Practice Note forms part of a set of Practice Notes on airline insolvency, for further information, see Practice Notes:•Guide to airline...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers common issues that may arise out of insolvency in the construction industry. It considers the effect and relevance of...
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Produced in partnership with Gurbinder Grewal, Ian Fox and Michael Wright of Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 9th Apr
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Applicable legislationInsolvency laws generally make special provisions for insurance companies, because of the regulated status of the industry and...
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Produced in partnership with Geraldine Quirk of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 9th Apr
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What is the main legislation governing this area?The Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) governs the provision of licensable activities in England and Wales...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Smith of Squire Patton Boggs 9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and practical issues facing office-holders...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 9th Apr
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Insolvency law and admiralty or shipping law both look towards international harmonisation of legal regimes with the unification of certain rules...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Rigden Green of Stephenson Harwood 9th Apr
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Sector trends, composition and challengesThe number of insolvencies in the food industry is increasing. The increase stems from changes in the...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Caldicott 9th Apr
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Insolvency of private not-for-profit registered providers of social housingThe social housing sector in England is commonly described as a ‘no...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor James of Trowers & Hamlins LLP 9th Apr
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Introduction to the airline industryThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an overview of some of the key features of airline insolvencies in...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the key provisions of the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (the 2010 Act), which replaced the Third...
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9th Apr
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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 9th Apr
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What is the Local Government Pension Scheme?The main pension scheme for local authorities is the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The LGPS is a...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Sayer of Mills & Reeve LLP 9th Apr
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The charities sector in the UK is significant in size. There is a wide range of pension provision across the sector. Many charities are facing...
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Produced in partnership with Ruth Bamforth of Walker Morris 9th Apr

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