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BrexitBREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note....
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9th Nov
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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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The purpose of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986Section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) is aimed at preventing phoenix companies from...
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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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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the court, including the circumstances in which a court will appoint a receiver and who may...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 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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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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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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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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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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Ipso facto clauses definedContracts often contain provisions to the effect that the contracts will terminate upon the bankruptcy or insolvency of one...
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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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9th Nov
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Statutory declaration of solvencyA company enters voluntary liquidation when the members of the company vote to do so by a special resolution. For...
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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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When restructuring is considered rather than formal insolvency proceedings (see Practice Note: Benefits of restructuring over formal proceedings) the...
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[To be printed on the headed paper of the lender][insert date]To:[insert name and address of borrower][and][[insert name and address of guarantor, if...
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This Q&A considers the restrictions on ipso facto clauses under section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and the impact on a supplier’s...
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Produced in partnership with Deanne Hamilton of Harrison Clark Rickerbys Limited 5th May
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This Q&A refers to a retention of title (ROT) clause in a business-to-business contract for the supply of goods.At its simplest, an ROT clause allows...
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Produced in partnership with Oberon Kwok of Selborne Chambers and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the...
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Produced in partnership with Natasha Dzameh of St John’s Chambers 5th May
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Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed through the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020). The...
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5th May
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BackgroundThe regime for administration of general partnerships is very similar to the administration of insolvent companies (for companies, see...
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Produced in partnership with Natasha Dzameh of St John’s Chambers 5th May
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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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5th May
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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the...
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The government has announced a number of measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis either that relate specifically to the UK tax...
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Produced in partnership with David L. Irvine, Nathan Langford of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Philip Ridgway of Temple Tax Chambers 5th May
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4th May
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From IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), despite the trade deal, the Insolvency (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/146 kick in...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the...
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Produced in partnership with Natasha Dzameh of St John’s Chambers 4th May
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new Part A1 into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) which provides for a new...
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ScopeThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new Part A1 into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) which provides for a new...
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules. Depending on the...
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