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What is a statutory declaration of solvency, and what happens if a false declaration of solvency is madeStatutory declaration of solvencyA company...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Smailes of Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group & Simon Hunter of Three Stone 19th May
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Insolvency searches for companies at the Central RegistryWhat is the Central Registry of Winding-up Petitions?The Central Registry of Winding-up...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson 19th May
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RecapitalisationsThe term 'recapitalisation' refers to a company changing the proportions of its debt and equity, something which can be achieved in a...
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Produced in partnership with Alice Morgan of Sidley Austin LLP 19th May
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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
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Role, powers, functions and duties of a trustee in bankruptcyThis Practice Note looks at the roles, powers, functions and duties of the trustee in...
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19th May
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Joint office-holder appointmentsAll insolvency processes allow for the joint appointment of office-holders if required. Whether it is appropriate or...
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19th May
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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
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Cashflow and balance sheet tests for insolvencyIntroductionThis Practice Note will give a basic overview of the applicable tests for cashflow and...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers 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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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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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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Transactions defrauding creditors—claims under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the...
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19th May
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Insolvency set-off—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016IntroductionSet-off refers to claims that may be set-off against...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers and BDO 19th May
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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
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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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Reform of UK insolvency lawsBackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at...
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21st Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 moratorium and restrictions on ipso facto clauses—financial services exemptions mapThis Practice Note...
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13th Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the restructuring planThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act...
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12th Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restructuring plan provisionsSpurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed...
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12th Jul
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, the increase in the prescribed part and reintroduction of Crown preference—key issues and discussion...
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8th Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—temporary changes to corporate statutory demands and winding-up petitionsWhat is the background to the...
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8th 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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8th 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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2nd Jul
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 and other developments in insolvency and restructuring—implications for construction contractsThe...
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1st Jul
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Do the 'ipso facto' provisions of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 apply to a lease, ie is a landlord a supplier of goods or services...
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5th Jun
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How does the restriction on ipso facto clauses under new section 233B, Insolvency Act 1986 affect a supplier’s contractual rights to repossession...
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Produced in partnership with Deanne Hamilton of Harrison Clark Rickerbys Limited 5th Jun
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What is the impact of section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 on a supplier or customer based in the UK where the supply contract is not governed by...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratoriumThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserted Part A1 into the Insolvency...
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5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratorium formsScopeThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new Part A1 into...
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5th Jun
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill—progress tracker [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note describes the passage of the Corporate...
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5th Jun

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