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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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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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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 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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This Practice Note considers the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) as it relates to goods, and sets out the consumer’s statutory rights under the...
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8th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Chris Parker and Samantha Reeves of DLA Piper UK LLP and Philip Reynolds of FRP Advisory 26th Mar
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This Practice Note gives guidance on taking enforcement action in the care home industry. It includes insight into common care home ownership...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Prior of Squire Patton Boggs 1st Mar
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The hotels sector suffered in the last recession. As an asset class, hotels are capital intensive operations and are susceptible to volatile economic...
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Produced in partnership with Matthieu Hucker of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 1st Mar
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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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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans, Barrister of Henderson Chambers 1st Mar
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This Q&A addresses the current version of regulations of the Rugby Football Union which have been effective from 1 August 2018.For Rugby Union, a...
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Produced in partnership with Oberon Kwok of Selborne Chambers 8th Jan

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