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  • Industrial and provident societies entering administration as of 6 April 2014 download

    Briefings | 18 March 2014

    From 6 April 2014, industrial and provident societies will be able to enter administration or make a voluntary arrangement with creditors.

  • Re Parmeko Holdings Ltd: creditor apathy and standard proposals download

    Briefings | 18 March 2014

    In Re Parmeko Holdings Ltd, the court had to consider whether to give directions to administrators where creditors had failed to vote on their proposals.

  • Pulling aside the cloak of regulatory secrecy download

    Briefings | 5 March 2014

    In a decision in January, the Information Commissioner’s Office found that the Financial Conduct Authority had breached the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

  • Retail bonds — a new way to finance your business? download

    Briefings | 27 January 2014

    Retail bonds can present not only an attractive alternative or addition to bank finance but also a way to promote stronger links with customers and to engender greater brand loyalty.

  • Football insolvency download

    Briefings | 20 January 2014

    The realities are that in any football insolvency the creditors (including the players) lose out and the players involved are usually at the lower-level clubs.

  • The players in the game of football insolvency download

    Briefings | 17 December 2013

    Not many people shed a tear for the players when a club goes into administration. But the players involved in the majority of cases are at the lower level clubs.

  • Genesis Housing v Liberty — the appeal download

    Briefings | 14 October 2013

    Proposal forms often contain basis of contract clauses and accuracy in completing the proposal is as important as it has ever been. This article explains why.

  • Claims against insolvency practitioners — is there light at the end of the tunnel? download

    Briefings | 30 July 2013

    With business liquidations and administrations down in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013, what will be the likely effect on claims against insolvency practitioners?

  • Changes to the late-payments regime download

    Briefings | 3 June 2013

    The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 came into force on 16 March amending the previous legislation, which had been in place since 1998.

  • Charity insolvency weblink

    Briefings | 18 April 2013

    In November 2012, People Can, a charity employing around 300 people, went into administration after being overwhelmed by a pensions deficit of more than £17m.