The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the "Act") was given royal assent on 25 June 2020 and has introduced a number of measures.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2019-21 has completed its passage through Parliament and received Royal Assent, and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2019-21 has been published.
In our "Are you Winding Me Up?" article of last week, we highlighted how, in the immediate aftermath of social distancing measures imposed by Government in response to the Coronavirus...
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) promises to bring into effect a mixture of temporary measures to alleviate the problems
On 26 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the Act) came into force.
The Corporate Recovery & Insolvency Act 2020 became law on 26 June 2020. It contains some temporary provisions required as a result of COVID-19 and some permanent provisions that have been in the offing ...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The Supreme Court judgment in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd has clarified the interplay between adjudication and the process of insolvency set-off.
For UK businesses grappling with cash flow, workforce and financial commitments with the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, further options are available from today, 26 June 2020.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill ("the Bill") continues to make its way through Parliament, with a raft of measures designed to help companies adapt to the economic...
In the pre-COVID world, on February 19, 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) became effective, adding the new subchapter V to Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
On 20 May 2020, the UK Government published its much anticipated draft legislation (the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill) which aims to provide greater opportunities for company survival ...
At the time of writing, the long-awaited Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the 'Insolvency Bill') is yet to be published but a number of recent announcements by the UK Government...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On May 20, 2020, the UK government published its highly anticipated Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
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The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to stretch companies to their limits and many may become overleveraged as they battle with revenue loss, rising borrowing costs and dwindling cashflows.
We have previously reported on the developing area of adjudication by insolvent companies, now the subject of another key judgment.
Clyde & Co
As the prevalence of COVID-19 continues to grow worldwide, together with the resulting social and business restrictions, the inevitable fallout will be a failure to achieve business plans and an increase in business insolvencies.
What impact is the COVID-19 pandemic and increased regulation having on restructuring activity and how is the role of the trustee changing?
The adverse trading position caused by the COVID-19 situation is significantly impacting the majority of companies and is also bringing the duties of directors...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On Saturday 28 March 2020, the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, announced that the UK government would be introducing legislation to make changes to existing insolvency laws in response to COVID-19.