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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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Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs)—a quick guideWhat are Statements of Insolvency Practice?Insolvency practitioners (IPs) are required to comply...
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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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Statement of Insolvency Practice 16 (SIP 16)—pre-packaged sales in administrationInsolvency practitioners (IPs) are required to comply with both...
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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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Interference with goods in an insolvency situationApplication to insolvencyFollowing an appointment, an office-holder will need to establish what...
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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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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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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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Annulment of bankruptcy ordersThis Practice Note looks at the annulment of bankruptcy orders under section 282 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)...
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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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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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Covenant waivers and resetsOne of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver,...
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Insolvency in the life sciences industryBackgroundLife sciences industry—an overviewThe life sciences industry is made up of a diverse range of...
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Produced in partnership with Alexandra Pygall and Naomi Leach of Stephenson Harwood LLP 28th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in PFI/PF2 projectsThis Practice Note is a guide to insolvency in PFI/PF2 projects. The aim of this Practice Note is to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 28th Jul
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Insolvency in the food industrySector trends, composition and challengesThe number of insolvencies in the food industry is increasing. The increase...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Caldicott 28th Jul
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Guide to airline insolvency—introductionIntroduction to the airline industryThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an overview of some of the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 28th Jul
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Buying a business from an insolvency practitionerBuying the business and/or assets of a company from an insolvency practitioner (insolvent sale) is...
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27th Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the UK oil and gas industryIntroduction to common participants in the marketThe oil and gas industry is a significant...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Riddle of partner at CMS 27th 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 27th 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 27th Jul
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R&I spotlight on immigrationWhy is this immigration law relevant to insolvency practitioners and their staff?Legislation applicable generallyIn the...
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Produced in partnership with Pat Saini and Séamas Gray of Penningtons Manches 27th Jul
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Produced in partnership with Nick Hood of Opus Restructuring LLP 27th 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 27th Jul
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Trading a company in administration—the office-holder's point of viewAdministration can be used for a variety of different reasons, but one of the...
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27th Jul
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R&I spotlight on gangmasters lawThe gangmasters regime protects workers from exploitation by operating a licensing system...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Cook & Huw Cooke of Burges Salmon LLP 27th Jul
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Practical aspects of the UK General Data Protection Regulation for insolvency professionalsFollowing IP completion day (being 1 pm (GMT) on 31...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Elliot of Keystone Law 27th Jul
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R&I spotlight on environmental lawIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Sadler of Addleshaw Goddard 27th Jul
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Statement of Insolvency Practice 16 (SIP 16)—pre-packaged sales in administrationInsolvency practitioners (IPs) are required to comply with both...
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27th Jul
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R&I spotlight on bribery lawPrincipal legislationThe main legislation governing this area is:•the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010)•the Proceeds of Crime Act...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Ryan, Hayley Saunders and Aaron Harlow of Shoosmiths LLP 27th Jul
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R&I spotlight on health and safety lawWhat is the main legislation covering this area?The main legislation concerning health and safety is the Health...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Bark of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 27th 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 27th Jul
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