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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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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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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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Annulment of bankruptcy ordersThis Practice Note looks at the annulment of bankruptcy orders under section 282 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)...
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19th May
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Hardwicke 19th May
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Bankruptcy petitions—process and procedureBefore the hearing of the creditors’ bankruptcy petition takes place, there are a number of steps that must...
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19th May
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Wrongful trading claims under sections 214 and 246ZB of the Insolvency Act 1986What is wrongful trading?Wrongful trading is a claim which arises under...
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19th May
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Prohibited names under section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986The purpose of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986Section 216 of the Insolvency Act...
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19th May
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The CVA proposal and procedure—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposal will...
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Produced in partnership with KPMG and Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 19th May
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers and BDO 19th May
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Where a sole farmer (rather than a farmer in a partnership) has granted an agricultural charge to a bank, can the bank still appoint administrators?...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Clark 1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Insolvency Service 1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Clark 1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 1st Aug
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