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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution in ScotlandThis Practice Note provides guidance on how the Scottish civil courts are...
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22nd Sep
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with David Menzies and Steve Wood of ICAS 22nd Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Scotland trackerThis table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general...
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10th Sep
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R3 Standard Form COVID-19 CVA Proposal (SCOTLAND)IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT COMPANY NAME] (‘THE COMPANY’)IN THE MATTER OF THE INSOLVENCY ACT...
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24th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Margaret Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up) Rules 2018—compulsory liquidationThe Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper and Matthew Finnie of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 18th Aug
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Scotland: compulsory liquidationFor the impact of Brexit on Scottish procedures, see Practice Note: Table showing impact of Brexit on jurisdiction to...
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Produced in partnership with Kirsten Fleming of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 18th Aug
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Scotland: process to enter creditors’ voluntary liquidation (CVL)This Practice Note is concerned with the commencement of creditors’ voluntary...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard 18th Aug
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Scotland: guide to the appointment of a provisional liquidatorFor the impact of Brexit on Scottish procedures, see Practice Note: Table showing impact...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Margaret Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with David Menzies and Steve Wood of ICAS 18th Aug
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Scotland: officeholder remuneration in Scottish Corporate InsolvencyIntroduction and BackgroundThe Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (B(S)A 1985) came...
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Margaret Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 18th Aug
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Scotland: members’ voluntary liquidation—application of Part 3 of the Insolvency (Scotland) Receivership and Winding) Up Rules 2018The Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard and Eileen Margaret Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Margaret Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 18th Aug
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Scotland—company voluntary arrangements (CVAs)The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020), in force from 26 June 2020, abolishes the...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Widdowson of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding up) Rules 2018—members' voluntary winding-upCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard 18th Aug
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Scotland: administrationsFor the impact of Brexit on Scottish procedures, see Practice Note: Table showing impact of Brexit on jurisdiction to...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Widdowson of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Margaret Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 18th Aug
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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 and The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up)...
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Produced in partnership with David Menzies and Steve Wood of ICAS 18th Aug

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