International restructuring and insolvency

International restructuring and insolvency guidance:

Brexit impact As of exit day (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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Asset Recovery Guide Questions The set of questions relating to the topic of asset recovery and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include: Civil asset...

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Peter Kelso, solicitor Scope of provisions Although the provisions of the Corporations Act (CA 2001) relating to arrangements and reconstructions are found in Ch 5,...

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Peter Kelso, solicitor Statutory provisions Part 5.6, Division 9 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (CA 2001) contains provisions requiring, or enabling, courts to act in...

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Peter Kelso, solicitor Currently updated by the LexisNexis Team What these notes cover The great majority of businesses in the modern economy are conducted in a corporate...

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Appointment A receiver is one who is appointed to a corporation with power to receive income and other property and to pay necessary outgoings, but with no power to carry...

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Peter Kelso, solicitor What is pooling and why it is useful? ‘Pooling’ is the term used to describe the situation where the liabilities (and typically the assets) of...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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Peter Kelso, solicitor Introduction Part 3A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (CA 2001) was introduced in 1993 to provide for the business, property and affairs of an...

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Peter Kelso, solicitor Introduction There are three main types of winding up: • winding up by the court, which is in turn divided into: ◦ winding up in insolvency, where...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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Overview of avoidance actions The US Bankruptcy Code provides a debtor with rights to avoid certain transfers of property made by the debtor to third parties prior to the...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (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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Introduction Bermuda has no statutory equivalent of Chapter 15 of the US’s Bankruptcy Code, section 426 of the UK’s Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), or the UK’s...

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Asset Recovery Guide Questions The set of questions relating to the topic of asset recovery and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered...

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Sources of Bermuda law generally Bermuda is a self-governing British Overseas Territory. The systems of law administered in Bermuda are: • local Bermudian legislation •...

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Winding-up rules in Bermuda The rules and precedent forms relating to compulsory winding up of companies are principally contained in: • the Companies (Winding-Up) Rules...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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What are reviewable transactions? Payments, transfers of assets, and security transactions can be vulnerable to attack in the event of the company’s insolvency or...

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Various ways a creditor can take security As in other jurisdictions that follow English common law, there are various ways by which a creditor can take security over...

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Asset Recovery Guide Questions The set of questions relating to the topic of asset recovery and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include: Civil asset...

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Please click the link to access the full guide for the answers to the questions below: Getting the Deal Through: Restructuring & Insolvency Questions The set of questions...

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Warning: This Practice Note is maintained only to cover the position in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote on 23 June 2016, and is for historic purposes only. It...

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