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Restructuring and Insolvency

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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

Published on 18 July 2017. By Amy Gallimore, Legal Director

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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

Published on 13 March 2017. By Vivien Tyrell, Partner

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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

Published on 08 February 2017. By Amy Gallimore, Legal Director

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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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