General partnerships

General partnerships guidance:

A partnership can be brought to end by its: • dissolution (see Practice Note: Ending a partnership—what is dissolution?), or • insolvency (see Practice Note: General...

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This Practice Note discusses partnerships (as defined) formed under the Partnership Act 1890 (PA 1890) governed by English law as distinct from limited partnerships,...

Practice Note

A partnership formed under the Partnership Act 1890 (PA 1890) can be brought to end by its: • dissolution, or • insolvency This practice note explains what ‘dissolution’...

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The regime for administration of general partnerships is very similar to the administration of insolvent companies (for companies, see...

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Applicable law The pre-Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) common law adopted a rule of convenience that in administering the estates of an insolvent partnership and its...

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Disqualification Directors Principally, disqualification proceedings are brought against directors of companies. Proceedings are brought pursuant to the...

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Applicable legislation Under the Insolvent Partnerships Order 1994 (IPO 1994), SI 1994/2421, as amended, the IR 2016, SI 2016/1024 'as from time to time...

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In addition to the better-known company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) and individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs), the insolvency legislation permits insolvent general...

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This Practice Note concentrates on the winding-up of an insolvent partnership as an unregistered company under the Insolvency Partnerships Order 1994 (IPO 1994), SI...

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