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What's happening in the world of insolvency and company rescue
A Members Voluntary Liquidation, or MVL, is an insolvency process for solvent companies, where all creditors will be paid in full and the surplus assets are distributed to the shareholders, often with advantageous tax benefits.
With the Chancellor looking at ways to raise taxes due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, many directors and shareholders of owner managed businesses are taking the view that it is better to get their hard-earned funds out of their businesses before any changes, and potential increases in tax, are made.
In Insolvency proceedings there is a set hierarchy to be followed when paying out dividends to the various classes of creditors...
Unfortunately when a Company finds itself in an insolvent situation, it generally means that its employees will be dismissed without them being paid everything that they are entitled to.
The Government has recently announced that new reforms are to be made in respect of pre-packaged sale agreements in Administrations, which are often called “Pre-Packs”.
The Association of Business Recovery Professionals (“R3”) has recently released a standard form for a Covid-19 Company Voluntary Arrangement (“CVA”) Proposal together with a set of accompanying Covid-19 Standard Conditions.
The Government has recently released guidance on how Individual Voluntary Arrangements (“IVA's”) should be handled during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic so as to provide options to consumers who are struggling to adhere to the terms of their arrangements.
With so many more important things going on with the Coronavirus Pandemic it may have been missed that the Finance Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 22 July 2020.
On the 13 August 2020 HMRC issued new guidance on how they treat customers with a tax debt...
The purpose of this blog is to give a brief overview of the new Moratorium procedure.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 received Royal Assent last night and came into force at midnight.
We are currently living and working in unprecedented times with the nationwide lockdown and the financial impact of the Coronavirus still developing.
So much is happening, so quickly, that it is hard to keep up, particularly if you are having to advise clients on the impact of the Coronavirus and the options open to them and their business.
Accordingly, I am going to give a brief overview of a few of the issues in this blog.