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Restructuring and Insolvency

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Carluccio's serves up a rescue recipe

Published on 28 April 2020. By Paul Bagon, Partner and Hannah Ryan, Events Assistant

On Friday 24 April, RPC hosted a 30 minute webinar on the interaction of furloughing and insolvency law.

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COVID-19: the supply chain

Published on 20 April 2020. By Paul Bagon, Partner and Tim Moynihan, Senior Associate and Vanessa Beazley, Associate

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Concerns regarding the strength of UK supply chains and the consequences which arise when links in the chain fail, are not new and were recently subject to significant scrutiny in the context of Brexit negotiations. But with COVID-19 causing a host of new problems for already stressed supply chains, what can businesses do to protect themselves?

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COVID-19: Good news on wrongful trading provisions but why should directors tread carefully?

Published on 09 April 2020. By Tim Moynihan, Senior Associate

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The Government has launched a number of initiatives to assist companies and businesses to trade through the current financial stress. But what should directors still be aware of as they steer their organisations through these unprecedented times?

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COVID-19: The suspension of wrongful trading provisions and a moratorium for businesses in restructuring – what is the likely impact on your business?

Published on 31 March 2020. By Paul Bagon, Partner and James Whelan, Associate

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COVID-19: On 28 March 2020 the Business Secretary announced further new far-reaching measures to help businesses combat the financial impact of COVID-19. What it the likely impact of the suspension of wrongful trading provisions and a moratorium for businesses in restructuring on your business?

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Restructuring and Insolvency roundup January 2018

05 January 2018

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In this roundup, we look at crowdfunding, a sector which continues to be of interest to practitioners giving the changing regulatory landscape and the risk to investors. Other cases we look at include cover privilege in bankruptcy, the adequacy of ATE policies, and the requirement for boards to be quorate when directors appoint administrators.

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Restructuring and insolvency roundup, July 2017

18 July 2017

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In this roundup, we consider four recent cases with implications for practitioners in the restructuring and insolvency sector.

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“Gagging orders”: an office holder’s secret weapon

13 March 2017

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Practitioners are fully aware of the extensive powers available under ss 235 and 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) allowing administrators and liquidators as office holders (OHs) to require individuals and organisations to disgorge information.

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Make insolvency great again

08 February 2017

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One of the great criticisms of the new President of the United States of America is that his companies filed for bankruptcy four times when he was a business mogul.

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Restructuring and insolvency

18 December 2015

An update on recent changes

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Legislative changes in effect today: what IPs need to know

26 May 2015

Previously under section 165 IA 86, liquidators in a voluntary winding up would have to seek sanction of the company (in members’ voluntary liquidation) or of the court or liquidation committee (in creditors’ voluntary liquidation) in order to exercise their powers to pay debts, compromise claims etc.

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