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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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Are there any circumstances in which a floating charge could satisfy the control or possession requirement for the purposes of the Financial...
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10th Aug
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What is the effect of enforcing a share charge over partly paid shares?The nature of partly paid sharesSection 581 of Companies Act 2006, sets out the...
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1st Aug
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What is the ‘London Approach’ in a restructuring context?The London Approach was originally designed by the Bank of England in the 1970s, and was...
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31st Jul
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Is it possible to have multiple first fixed charges over shares held by a company (for example a holding company) in another company (one of its...
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Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 31st Jul
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Conflicts in restructuring and insolvencyIn any insolvency situation, there are a number of parties involved that require legal advice and, in certain...
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31st Jul
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Identifying bondholders and effective communicationCompanies, governments and municipalities issue bonds to finance their operations and fund...
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Produced in partnership with Katerina Papamichael of D F King (Europe) Limited 31st Jul
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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 31st Jul
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Types of valuation for R&I lawyersFinding where value breaks governs the shape of any restructuring deal and determines who has a seat at the...
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31st Jul
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Bonds and notesThe terms ‘bonds’ and ‘notes’ are used interchangeably (and there is no legal difference between the terms), though notes tend to be...
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31st Jul
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Loan to value covenantsThis Practice Note looks at:•the key features of loan to value (LTV) covenants•possible issues with calling an event of default...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Pelopidas, James Walton of Rosling King LLP 31st Jul
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Basic introduction to super senior, senior, mezzanine and junior debtThe range of funding options open to companies has exploded, resulting in a vast...
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31st Jul
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Where the value breaks and negotiating strengthCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the proposed changes to UK insolvency laws as a...
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31st Jul
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Insolvency Practitioners’ duties under the PSC regimeAs part of the government’s ongoing drive to improve corporate transparency and tackle...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Sidle of Linklaters, Richard Bussell of Linklaters and Rebecca Jarvis of Linklaters 31st Jul
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How to serve a demand for paymentA demand for payment is a formal demand made in accordance with the contractual requirements underpinning the...
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Produced in partnership with James Hannant of Guildhall Chambers 31st Jul
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Table comparing types of share capitalThere are various types of share capital and the main differences are summarised below:Authorised share...
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31st Jul
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Security Review—example structure chartA structure chart showing the corporate structure of a borrower together with the security granted in favour of...
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31st Jul
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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 30th Jul
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Guide to representing bondholders in a restructuringHigh yield bondholders have been playing an increasingly significant role in restructurings. In...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Taylor, Tamer Bahgat and Michael Lee of Alston & Bird 30th Jul

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