Roles, powers, duties and functions of an insolvency office-holder

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Appointment A receiver is one who is appointed to a corporation with power to receive income and other property and to pay necessary outgoings, but with no power to carry...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of consumer credit law following the transfer of regulatory oversight to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In particular, the...

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What is the IPA? The Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) is a recognised professional body (RPB) for the purposes of authorising (licensing) insolvency...

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As part of the government’s ongoing drive to improve corporate transparency and tackle corruption, the UK became the first G20 country to establish a publicly accessible...

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All insolvency processes allow for the joint appointment of office-holders if required. Whether it is appropriate or not to have two office-holders will depend on the...

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Contract Where a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be: • joint •...

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This Practice Note covers the roles, powers, duties and liabilities of court-appointed receivers who are appointed pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 or the Drug...

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The role and function of a liquidator A liquidator is the officer appointed when a company goes into liquidation who has responsibility for collecting in all of the...

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This Practice Note looks at the roles, powers, functions and duties of the trustee in bankruptcy (trustee). This Practice Note is drafted from the point of view that an...

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The role, powers and duties of an appointed administrator are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI...

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Powers—general The statutory powers conferred on an LPA/fixed charge receiver are very limited and so for a receiver to exercise the duties which his appointing mortgagee...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Administration of the scheme The scheme document will need to specify how the scheme of arrangement (scheme) will be administered and by whom. In circumstances where...

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Who is the nominee/supervisor and what is their role in the individual voluntary arrangement? The nominee and the supervisor are key individuals in an IVA. They are often...

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What is an administrative receiver? The Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) sets out what an administrative receiver is as follows: • a receiver or manager of the whole (or...

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This Practice Note covers the roles, powers, duties and liabilities of court-appointed receivers who are appointed pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 or the Drug...

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This Practice Note looks at the roles, powers, functions and duties of the trustee in bankruptcy (trustee). This Practice Note is drafted from the point of view that an...

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The role, powers and duties of an appointed administrator are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI...

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Powers—general The statutory powers conferred on an LPA/fixed charge receiver are very limited and so for a receiver to exercise the duties which his appointing mortgagee...

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Administration of the scheme The scheme document will need to specify how the scheme of arrangement (scheme) will be administered and by whom. In circumstances where...

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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and...

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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and...

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Statement of Insolvency Practice (SIP) 16—background and key amendments The independent Graham Report on pre-pack administrations was published in June 2014, and while...

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What are Statements of Insolvency Practice? Insolvency practitioners are required to comply with both legislation and Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs). SIPs are a...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Note that on 6 April 2017 the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI 2016/1024 replaced the...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (IR 2016), SI 2016/1024 were laid before Parliament on...

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