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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being updated for the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020), which introduces a new insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson 12th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note will give a basic overview of the applicable tests for cashflow and balance sheet insolvency under section 123 of the...
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Produced in partnership with South Square 12th Jan
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DisclaimerUnder sections 178 and 315 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), a liquidator or a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) has the power to disclaim...
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9th Nov
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One of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver, which cures a temporary...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further details, take a look at our Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at:•the key features of loan to value (LTV) covenants•possible issues with calling an event of default based on a LTV...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Pelopidas, James Walton and Matthew Brew of Rosling King LLP 12th Jan
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Creditors are often keen to establish proprietary claims as they create rights in rem (which attach to the property itself) rather than personal...
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9th Nov
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The Court of Appeal has made it clear in JCAM that a moratorium cannot be obtained through the back door by filing a notice of intention to appoint an...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note looks at equitable accounting, what it is, how and when it applies. It does not look at how the trustee in bankruptcy (trustee)...
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9th Nov
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A demand for payment is a formal demand made in accordance with the contractual requirements underpinning the liability which the party issuing the...
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Produced in partnership with James Hannant of Guildhall Chambers 12th Jan
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IntroductionSet-off refers to claims that may be set-off against other claims. A set-off is the right of one party, Party A, who is owed money by...
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Produced in partnership with South Square and BDO LLP 12th Jan
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DIP financing generallyDebtor-in-possession financing (DIP financing) is new, post-petition financing provided to a debtor in a bankruptcy case. The...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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What is a misfeasance claim under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986?Claims commenced under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) are...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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Produced in partnership with South Square and BDO LLP 12th Jan

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This is a glossary of common words and expressions used in Scottish insolvency law with the nearest England and Wales insolvency law equivalent (where...
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15th Jan
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Searches are an essential part of the examination of any heritable title in Scotland and no conveyance can safely settle without them. The content of...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Donaldson of Millar & Bryce 15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the different stages in transactions for the sale of commercial property in England and Wales compared to those in...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Oliphant of Pinsent Masons 15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Schedule 7 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (C(S)A 2020) and C(S)A 2020, s 8 provides protection for commercial tenants...
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Produced in partnership with Gavin Deeprose of DLA Piper and Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 15th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the different stages in lease negotiations for commercial property in England and Wales compared to those in Scotland, at...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Oliphant of Pinsent Masons 15th Jan
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In property transactions the person buying, leasing or taking security over a property will check the title for the property before they proceed with...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Oliphant of Pinsent Masons 15th Jan
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Assignation and sublettingAssignation and subletting are two options which a tenant may use to introduce a new tenant into the lease arrangement. The...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Roberts of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published guidance for regulated firms and information for consumers which are valid...
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Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 15th Jan
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The Registers of ScotlandThe Registers of Scotland (ROS) is the Scottish Government Agency responsible for looking after a range of registers, most...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Donaldson of Millar & Bryce 15th Jan
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This table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general application and those which affect various...
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14th Jan
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This Practice Note:•considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:◦the equivalent in England and Wales, see: Introduction to...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 8th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence in Scottish civil procedure, see Practice Note:...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 8th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published guidance for regulated firms and information for consumers which are valid...
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Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 8th Jan

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