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Key elements of a standstill agreementWhen restructuring is considered rather than formal insolvency proceedings (see Practice Note: Benefits of...
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19th May
Practice notes
What is a pre-pack administration sale?Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the...
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19th May
Practice notes
Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs)—a quick guideWhat are Statements of Insolvency Practice?Insolvency practitioners (IPs) are required to comply...
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19th May
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Role, powers, functions and duties of a liquidatorCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further...
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19th May
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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19th May
Q&As
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
Practice notes
Bankruptcy petitions—process and procedureBefore the hearing of the creditors’ bankruptcy petition takes place, there are a number of steps that must...
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19th May
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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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19th May
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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Under the CPR rules I need to effect personal service. Is this being relaxed due to coronavirus (COVID-19)? What happens if I cannot serve on the...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Clarke of Hardwicke Chambers 1st Aug
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—insurance considerationsThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications across the global economy and poses an...
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1st Aug
Q&As
What if repayment terms under a company voluntary arrangement or individual voluntary arrangement are breached as a result of the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Curry of Insolvency Support Services 1st Aug
Q&As
Is it possible to take a statutory declaration by Skype video or similar technology?Statutory declarations are a necessary part of insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Patterson of Gatehouse Chambers 1st Aug
Q&As
Is coronavirus (COVID-19) a force majeure event that could impact company voluntary arrangement, individual voluntary arrangements or schemes of...
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 1st Aug
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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How will company voluntary arrangement meetings be conducted if physical meetings are no longer possible or practical as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 1st Aug
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In practice, how are court documents filed and court fees paid in insolvency proceedings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak?The first thing to...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Adams of Gosschalks 1st Aug
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How is Companies House operating during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?On 26 March 2021 Companies House announced that the automatic filing...
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1st Aug
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What happens if the requisite threshold of creditors request a physical meeting during the COVID-19 crisis?This advice is current as at 26 March 2020...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Kavanagh 1st Aug
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I need to serve a claim form in an EU Member State. Given coronavirus (COVID-19), what do I need to think about? What are likely to be barriers in...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Gatehouse Chambers 1st Aug
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When a company is placed into administration, can the administrator access the job retention scheme?It appears from the government guidance published...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Horner of 4 Stone Buildings 1st Aug

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