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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) against a company or individual following a...
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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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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:•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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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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Produced in partnership with Richard Bowles 12th Jan
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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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 Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 12th Jan

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The Insolvency (Scotland) (Company Voluntary Arrangement and Administration) Rules 2018 (ISCVAAR 2018), SI 2018/1082 were laid before the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 10th May
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 10th May
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Produced in partnership with James Lloyd of Harper Macleod 10th May
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Produced in partnership with James Lloyd of Harper Macleod 10th May
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For the impact of Brexit on Scottish procedures, see Practice Note: Table showing impact of Brexit on jurisdiction to commence...
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Produced in partnership with Joan Devine and Rachael Bicknell of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 10th May
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Produced in partnership with Emma Widdowson of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 10th May
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Produced in partnership with Tim Cooper and Matthew Finnie of Addleshaw Goddard LLP 10th May
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Produced in partnership with Eileen Maclean of Insolvency Support Services 10th May
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For the impact of Brexit on Scottish procedures, see Practice Note: Table showing impact of Brexit on jurisdiction to commence...
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