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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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Insolvency in the food industrySector trends, composition and challengesThe number of insolvencies in the food industry is increasing. The increase...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Caldicott 31st Jul
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Table comparing European directors' dutiesSTOP PRESS:The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) has been introduced, receiving Royal...
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31st Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—temporary changes to the wrongful trading regime [Archived]What is the background to the temporary...
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31st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the hotel industryThe hotels sector suffered in the last recession. As an asset class, hotels are capital intensive operations...
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Produced in partnership with Matthieu Hucker of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 31st Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restrictions on ipso facto clausesBackground to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA...
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31st Jul
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Directors’ duties: companies in financial difficultiesDirectors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional...
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31st Jul
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Guide to airline insolvency—introductionIntroduction to the airline industryThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an overview of some of the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 31st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the retail sectorThis Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 31st Jul
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Guide to insolvency in the sports industryCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further details,...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Parker and Samantha Reeves of DLA Piper UK LLP and Philip Reynolds of FRP Advisory 30th Jul
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Material adverse change clauses—key casesThis Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content relating to material adverse...
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30th Jul
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Banking & Finance frequently asked questionsLawyers across the world are currently grappling with many common areas of concern...
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30th Jul
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It is assumed that the reference to the ‘Hague Convention’ is to the Hague Service Convention, concluded as part of the Hague Conference on Private...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Jan
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): If making an application for an extension of time, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Bousfield of Brick Court Chambers 8th Jan
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Assumption: it is assumed that you have already advised the court that you will serve the claim form rather than choosing the default position that...
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Produced in partnership with Lauren Godfrey of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Jan

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