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CORPORATE INSOLVENCY AND GOVERNANCE BILL FAST-TRACKED THROUGH PARLIAMENT: A SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS,A FORTHCOMING WEBINAR AND HOW TO GET A FREE GUIDE TO THE ACT

We have already seen cases where  the fact that the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is passing through Parliament has had an impact on judicial decision making.  Here Louis Doyle QC  takes us through the key elements of the Bill. Note that there are details of a free webinar that Louis is taking part in. […]

THE CORPORATE INSOLVENCY AND GOVERNANCE BILL: CONSIDERED IN SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION TO RESTRAIN A WINDING UP PETITION

Although  the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 has not been enacted it is playing a part in litigation even now. This is clear from the judgment of Mr Justice Morgan in A Company (Injunction To Restrain Presentation of Petition) [2020] EWHC 1406 (Ch). The judge made an order restraining the presentation of a winding […]

TEMPORARY PRACTICE DIRECTION SUPPORTING THE INSOLVENCY PRACTICE DIRECTION: THE KEY POINTS HIGHLIGHTED

The Temporary Practice Direction supporting the Insolvency Practice Direction is reproduced in full below. Eleanor Temple summarises the key points.  Eleanor’s detailed summary can be found on the Kings’ website here. Points of note.   * New Guidance of appointments of administrators * NOI and NOA which are electronically filed when the court is open […]

THE TEMPORARY INSOLVENCY PRACTICE DIRECTION – IN FORCE IMMEDIATELY

A temporary IPD which has been drafted by Mr Justice Zacaroli with Chief ICCJ Briggs, Mr Justice Snowden and Mr Justice Marcus Smith is in force from today. Eleanor Temple explains its purpose.   Application It applies to all insolvency proceedings throughout the Business and Property Courts, subject to any variations outside London as directed […]

COVID-19 – Corporate Insolvency Framework ‘Protective Shield’ Changes / Expected Insolvency Practice Direction

Eleanor Temple, Barrister at Kings Chambers and Chair of R3 (Yorkshire) responds to today’s (28 March) announcement of emergency changes to the corporate insolvency framework. (We will put full details of the legislative changes on this site, together with links as soon as they are available.)   Overview: The UK has a world-leading insolvency and […]

Covid-19 Insolvency Law Update: Emergency Changes and Court Hearings

Louis Doyle QC  provides a review of emergency legislation to aid businesses at home and abroad.   Kings Chambers’ insolvency team remains open for business, fully functioning and able to react to instructions at speed. We are working remotely and utilising platforms including Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business and Zoom for conferencing and court hearings. […]