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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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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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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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This Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the court, including the circumstances in which a court will appoint a receiver and who may...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 12th Jan
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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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Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [INSERT...
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9th Nov
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The purpose of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986Section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) is aimed at preventing phoenix companies from...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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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 Q&A considers a scenario where:•there is a business-to-business commercial contract which is not subject to specific industry or sector...
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Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 16th Apr
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Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the impact of the voluntary industry measures...
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14th 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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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 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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What is the main legislation covering this area?The main legislation concerning health and safety is the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA...
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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Bark of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 9th Apr
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The gangmasters regime protects workers from exploitation by operating a licensing system in:•agriculture•horticulture•shellfish gathering and...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Cook & Huw Cooke of Burges Salmon LLP 9th 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 Emma Sadler of Addleshaw Goddard 9th Apr
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Principal legislationThe main legislation governing this area is:•the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010)•the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002)•the Fraud...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Ryan, Hayley Saunders and Aaron Harlow of Shoosmiths LLP 9th Apr
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Why is this immigration law relevant to insolvency practitioners and their staff?Legislation applicable generallyIn the first instance, employers have...
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Produced in partnership with Pat Saini and Séamas Gray of Penningtons Manches 9th Apr
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Administration can be used for a variety of different reasons, but one of the main advantages is to use the benefit of the moratorium while trying to...
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9th Apr
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Insolvency and restructuring professionals have grown up in an environment where they have generally confined communication (both internal and...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Hood of Opus Restructuring LLP 9th 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 Patrick Elliot of Keystone Law 9th Apr
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Taxation and insolvencyThere are relatively few specific rules governing the UK taxation of companies that are subject to insolvency procedures. The...
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Produced in partnership with David L. Irvine, Nathan Langford of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Philip Ridgway of Temple Tax Chambers 9th Apr
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Despite economies around the world receiving unprecedented governmental support in this challenging period, the financial repercussions of the...
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9th Apr
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What is a rescue buyout?A company or a business in a rescue situation is one that is in potential financial difficulties, either because it finds...
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8th Apr
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The success of an administration will often depend on the value of the assets available to the company and the administrator's ability to deal with...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Shepherd of 4 New Square 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the effect of a company’s insolvency on an occupational pension scheme in respect of which the company is the sponsoring...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Robinson of Wilberforce Chambers 8th Apr

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