Tag Archives: funding

Who’s looking out for Private Equity Limited in the UK?

The past couple of weeks have seen the UK Government announce a volley of financial support packages for businesses.  The two direct support programmes that have already launched, the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) have met with some criticism, notably that CBILS support is not reaching enough … Continue Reading

Chapelgate- a costly blow for UK commercial funders?

The English Court of Appeal in Chapelgate Credit Opportunity Master Fund Ltd v Money and others [2020] EWCA Civ 246 confirmed last month that the Arkin rule (which provides for a cap of the funding costs payable by a non-party) is not binding.  In this blog we consider what impact that might have on insolvency … Continue Reading

HMRC, preferential treatment and insolvency – uncertain times for funders

This morning Squire Patton Boggs in conjunction with R3 hosted representatives from across the business community to discuss the proposed return of Crown preference in insolvency. Following the Government announcing in last Autumn’s Budget that HMRC’s preferential status will be restored in part in April 2020, Squire Patton Boggs together with R3 and representatives from … Continue Reading
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