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US bankruptcy financing—debtor-in-possession (DIP) financingDIP financing generallyDebtor-in-possession financing (DIP financing) is new,...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 19th May
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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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Role, powers, functions and duties of a trustee in bankruptcyThis Practice Note looks at the roles, powers, functions and duties of the trustee in...
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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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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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Practice Direction on Insolvency ProceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and...
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19th May
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Effect on proceedings against a company being wound up and after a winding-up order is madeCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Changes to the court process in insolvency proceedingsThe UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the...
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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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Bankruptcy petitions—process and procedureBefore the hearing of the creditors’ bankruptcy petition takes place, there are a number of steps that must...
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19th May
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Wrongful trading claims under sections 214 and 246ZB of the Insolvency Act 1986What is wrongful trading?Wrongful trading is a claim which arises under...
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19th May
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Transactions defrauding creditors—claims under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the...
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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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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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Basic introduction to super senior, senior, mezzanine and junior debtThe range of funding options open to companies has exploded, resulting in a vast...
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19th May

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Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010This Practice Note considers the key provisions of the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act...
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3rd Aug
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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 2nd Aug
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Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010—one minute guidePurpose of the TP(RAI)A 2010The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010...
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Produced in partnership with HFW 1st Aug
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Does the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 apply to special administrations?STOP PRESS: From 6 April 2017, the Insolvency Rules 1986,...
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31st 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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31st 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 31st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the professional services industryDespite record levels of profit being reported by a number of professional services firms in...
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Produced in partnership with Jat Bains and Paul Keddie of Macfarlanes LLP 31st Jul
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Brexit—impact on insolvent credit institutionsStatus of the UKAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in...
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31st 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 31st Jul
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Brexit—impact on insolvent insurersStatus of the UKAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance...
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31st 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 31st Jul
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31st 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 31st 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 31st Jul
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The Credit Institutions (Reorganisation and Winding Up) Directive and implementing RegulationsBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion...
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31st 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 30th Jul
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Construction insolvency—the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) ActsThis Practice Note considers the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act...
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