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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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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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The deemed consent procedure, decision-making procedure, and meetings—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The Insolvency...
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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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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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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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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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What happens to a pension scheme on a company’s insolvency?This Practice Note considers the effect of a company’s insolvency on an occupational...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Robinson of Wilberforce Chambers 22nd Sep
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The Pensions Regulator and its power to issue a contribution notice and financial support directionThe Pensions Regulator (the Regulator) is a...
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Produced in partnership with Raquel Agnello QC of Erskine Chambers and Tom Robinson of Wilberforce Chambers 22nd Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—the pensions implicationsSTOP PRESS: On 9 September the Insolvency Service announced that the temporary...
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22nd Sep
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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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17th Sep
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Part 26 A restructuring plan: pension issuesSection 7 of and Schedule 9 to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) introduce a...
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3rd Sep
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The Pension Protection Fund—an introductionTHIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO DEFINED BENEFIT AND HYBRID OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)...
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3rd Sep
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Can you obtain a third party debt order against a pension?Note: this Q&A assumes that the debtor is a member of a personal pension scheme under which...
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18th Aug
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How are Contribution Notices and Financial Support Directions treated under the priority order of payments in insolvency?The implications of...
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Produced in partnership with Raquel Agnello QC of Erskine Chambers and Thomas Robinson of Wilberforce Chambers 18th Aug
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TUPE—an overview for pensions lawyersThe Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE) have been in force...
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15th Aug
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Contribution notices (CNs)FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: On 28 June 2021, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published a response to its...
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15th Aug
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Financial support directions (FSDs)FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 11 February 2019, the DWP published its response to the consultation ‘Protecting...
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15th Aug
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Apportionment arrangementsTHIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO MULTI-EMPLOYER DEFINED BENEFIT OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMESApportionment arrangements provide...
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15th Aug
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The Pension Protection Fund—eligibility and entryCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: As a result of coronavirus, the PPF decided to make certain changes to...
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15th Aug
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The role of the Pensions RegulatorThis Practice Note provides an overview of the role of the Pensions Regulator. For information on the role of the...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 15th Aug
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How pensions affect pre-packs—the implications of the Bonas caseThis note considers the implications of the Bonas case for those concerned with...
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Produced in partnership with Raquel Agnello QC of Erskine Chambers 3rd Aug
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Getting the Deal Through: Pensions & Retirement Plans 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Belgium; Brazil;...
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31st Jul
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Insolvency in the education sector and the Local Government Pension SchemeWhat is the Local Government Pension Scheme?The main pension scheme for...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Sayer of Mills & Reeve LLP 31st Jul
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How a pension is dealt with in bankruptcyThe position of a personal pension on bankruptcyA bankrupt’s estate automatically vests in the official...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Hinks of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 31st Jul

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