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New insolvency rules on hold download
The introduction of the new insolvency rules is now likely to be delayed until 2016.
Where a corporate lender agrees to release a debt, the lender will be entitled to a tax deduction, which can be used to reduce taxable profits.
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On 19 February 2015, the FCA published its initial findings into potential competition concerns.