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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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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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What are the options for emergency equity fundraisings for listed companies in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?With the coronavirus...
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12th Aug
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Operation of employment tribunals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemicThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has seriously disrupted the...
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11th Aug
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My company needs to enter into a document as a deed but everyone is working from home. Is it possible to execute a deed by virtual means?Many...
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11th Aug
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Does new section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 affect contracts for the supply of goods and services under which the supplier and/or the customer...
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Produced in partnership with Oberon Kwok of Selborne Chambers and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Aug
Precedents
Consent protocol (administration)UNDER PARAGRAPH 64 OF SCHEDULE B1 TO THE INSOLVENCY ACT 1986Pursuant to paragraph 64 of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Phillips QC, Stephen Robins and William Willson of South Square 10th 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 10th Aug
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Is there any specific law or regulations in force that created the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme scheme? If so, what are they? Or is...
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10th Aug
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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
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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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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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What are the implications of coronavirus (COVID-19) for MAC clauses in facility agreements?Why are material adverse change (MAC) clauses in the...
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31st Jul
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Does holiday pay rank as an expense of administration for furloughed employees?The first thing to consider is what is the usual position for employees...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Stephens 31st Jul
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Can a scheme of arrangement be approved by a virtual meeting of creditors or shareholders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?The procedure for a...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Gatehouse Chambers 31st Jul
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If I can’t meet the people I am contracting with to sign a contract, how do I execute a contract by virtual means?Many businesses are closing their...
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31st Jul

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