Insolvency trading issues

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Insolvency trading issues guidance:

This note aims to: • provide practical guidance to creditors owed money by a distressed/insolvent company • explain the position of creditors in most types of corporate...

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General duty of liquidators and administrators where there has been an unlawful transaction If, during the course of a liquidator's or administrator's investigations into...

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APPLICATION NOTICE Form IAA Rule 1.35 of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 Court Reference No. [insert number] [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND...

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Correct jurisdiction and parties The Court's jurisdiction CDDA 1986, s 17(1) states: 'Where a person is subject to a disqualification order made by a court having...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO MULTI-EMPLOYER DEFINED BENEFIT OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES Apportionment arrangements provide exiting employers of underfunded defined...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

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This Agreement is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year] Parties 1 [Insert name of company in administration/liquidation] (in [administration OR liquidation]) a...

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The Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024 (IR 2016) give insolvency office-holders in certain situations the power to...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the transitional arrangements provided in Part 4 of the October 2019...

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At 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU....

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Buying the business and/or assets of a company from an insolvency practitioner (insolvent sale) is quite different from buying the business and/or assets of a company...

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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 financial pressures as a...

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In the initial stages of distress, the lending group or creditors' committee may request that an independent chief restructuring officer (CRO) is appointed within the...

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In any insolvency situation, there are a number of parties involved that require legal advice and, in certain circumstances, parties with common interests may choose to...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019 the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting Defined Benefit Pension Schemes—A Stronger Pensions Regulator’...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime before 25 May 2018 and reflects the position under the Data Protection Act 1998...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Although suppliers are generally unsecured creditors (unless they establish a valid retention of title (ROT) claim) they may be key to a successful turnaround or pre-pack...

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Dated the [insert day and month] 20[insert year] Parties 1 [name of Lender] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert company number] whose...

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Date [insert date of surrender] Parties 1 [insert name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert...

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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent are under a duty to maximise the return to the company’s creditors. The relevant statutory...

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Duties of a director The purpose of this Practice Note is to: • set out what additional duties arise for directors when the company is insolvent (or is verging on...

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Directors are the agents of a company who manage its day-to-day business and owe a number of duties to it. The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) codified for the first time...

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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the company’s creditors....

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When pension contributions are recoverable This practice note addresses two questions: • whether a bankrupt’s pension arrangement falls within the bankruptcy estate and •...

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