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What is a pre-pack administration sale?Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the...
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19th May
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Role, powers, functions and duties of a trustee in bankruptcyThis Practice Note looks at the roles, powers, functions and duties of the trustee in...
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19th May
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Joint office-holder appointmentsAll insolvency processes allow for the joint appointment of office-holders if required. Whether it is appropriate or...
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19th May
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Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs)—a quick guideWhat are Statements of Insolvency Practice?Insolvency practitioners (IPs) are required to comply...
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19th May
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Marshalling debtWhat is marshalling?Marshalling is where two or more creditors are owed money by the same debtor, and one creditor has more than one...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Jacobs of Dentons 19th May
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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 19th May
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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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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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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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Transactions defrauding creditors—claims under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the...
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19th May
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What is a statutory demand?This Practice Note looks at what a statutory demand is and what it seeks to achieve in both corporate and personal...
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19th May
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Covenant waivers and resetsOne of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver,...
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19th May
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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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19th May

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Excessive pension contribution recoveryWhen pension contributions are recoverableThis practice note addresses two questions:•whether a bankrupt’s...
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Produced in partnership with Raj Arumugam of 5 Stone Buildings 15th Jul
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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 15th 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) 15th Jul
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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 15th Jul
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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 15th Jul
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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 9th Jul
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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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24th Jun
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Redundancy—insolvency and the state guarantee fundAn employee may apply to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to pay...
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9th Jun
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TUPE—effect of insolvencyThis Practice Note considers how the application of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006,...
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Produced in partnership with Gowling WLG 9th Jun
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The 14-day rule and adoption of employment contracts in administration and administrative receivershipCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected...
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9th Jun
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Do US chapter 7 or 11 bankruptcy proceedings fall within the TUPE definition insolvency proceedings which have been openedSTOP PRESS: From 6 April...
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9th Jun
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How a company's insolvency affects its employeesCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further...
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9th Jun
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R&I spotlight on immigrationWhy is this immigration law relevant to insolvency practitioners and their staff?Legislation applicable generallyIn the...
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Produced in partnership with Pat Saini and Séamas Gray of Penningtons Manches 5th Jun
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R&I spotlight on gangmasters lawThe gangmasters regime protects workers from exploitation by operating a licensing system...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Cook & Huw Cooke of Burges Salmon LLP 5th Jun

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