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The New Insolvency Practice Direction – providing some much needed clarity for UK winding-up petitions?

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) came into force on 26th June 2020. Alongside the Act, a new Insolvency Practice Direction (“IPD”) came into force and provides additional information in respect of winding petitions and the “coronavirus test”. This blog will look at a few of the key changes contained in the … Continue Reading

Arbitrate before you litigate!

Over the last seven months there has been a spate of cases dealing with the relationship between arbitration law and insolvency law. Winding-up petitions and arbitration clauses Where a winding-up petition has been presented on the basis of a contractual debt and the contract contains an arbitration clause, the Court should exercise its discretion to dismiss … Continue Reading
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