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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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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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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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The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, SI 2016/1024 (IR 2016) provide for a revised scheme for decision making in insolvency from 6 April...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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Senior creditors will ensure that in addition to having higher security rights over junior creditors, juniors are also subordinated to them.Generally...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Smailes of Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group & Simon Hunter of Three Stone 12th Jan
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STOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 contains provisions which, on a temporary basis (presently until 31 December 2020) impose...
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Produced in partnership with Roy Martin QC and Denis Edwards of Terra Firma Chambers 10th May
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