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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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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
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The deemed consent procedure, decision-making procedure, and meetings—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Bowles 19th May
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Secured creditors under a CVA—including effect on guaranteesNeither the company nor its creditors may approve a company voluntary arrangement (CVA)...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 19th May
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Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointedThis Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 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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Effect on proceedings against a company being wound up and after a winding-up order is madeCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 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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19th May
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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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Equitable charges v legal charges—impact on saleabilityThis Practice Note considers the position of a security holder who has an equitable mortgage or...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Hardwicke 19th May
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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
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Compulsory winding up of a company—the process and procedureSTOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 contains provisions which, on...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Wrongful trading claims under sections 214 and 246ZB of the Insolvency Act 1986What is wrongful trading?Wrongful trading is a claim which arises under...
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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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Operation of the Employment Appeal Tribunal during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemicSeveral announcements have been made concerning how the EAT will...
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21st Aug
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Solvency II—essentialsSolvency II—overviewSolvency II is a framework for the taking-up of business and supervision of insurance and reinsurance...
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20th 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 18th 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 18th Aug
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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 18th Aug
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Can I file and serve a costs budget by email in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)?This Q&A considers whether you can file and serve costs budgets via...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
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Can I file and serve a costs budget by email in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)?The obligation on the parties under CPR 3.13 is to ‘file and exchange’...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Paterson of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
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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 Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
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The Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction (6 April 2020–1 October 2020) [Archived]BackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to...
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18th Aug
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The Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction Supporting the Insolvency Practice Direction (June 2021)Background to the Temporary Insolvency Practice...
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18th Aug
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Joint and several liability of company directors and certain other individuals for tax debts of companies and limited liability partnershipsThe...
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Produced in partnership with David L. Irvine of Goodwin and Nathan Langford of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP 15th Aug
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Could the Brexit transition period be extended due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government...
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12th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—insurance considerationsThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications across the global economy and poses an...
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12th Aug
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What are the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions for directors’ board meetings?Unlike company general meetings and annual...
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12th 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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12th Aug
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What are the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions for general meetings and AGMs?On 24 February 2021 the Chartered Governance...
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12th Aug

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