Directors’ duties in the context of financially distressed companies

Against the backdrop of inflation, the cost of living crisis and rises in fuel and energy costs, all signs point towards a greater need for insolvency support for British businesses.

How green does your business grow?

Leading finance lawyer Louise Duffy considers the relevance of green lending initiatives as we come out of the coronavirus crisis.  

Suppliers’ termination clauses rendered toothless

Supplying goods and services is something every organisation is involved in, but how does new debtor-friendly legislation affect supplier relationships with distressed businesses?

New restructuring plan offers lifeline to struggling businesses

Restructuring plans are nothing new, but legislation just passed means that a court can now sanction a plan even if creditors vote against it. Here’s how it works.

Insolvency moratorium: a welcome break?

A new moratorium has been introduced to give companies more time to rescue and recover their business following the outbreak of COVID-19. But how does it work and how does it impact creditors?

Wrongful trading: relief for directors of distressed businesses

The rules on wrongful trading have been temporarily relaxed. Here we examine what that means for directors of businesses that might be struggling to survive.

New winding up restrictions call for creditor caution

The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act came into force on 26 June 2020. Here, in a series of bitesize updates, we explain the key changes – starting with winding up and new measures to support businesses in distress.

Coronavirus: Tips to help businesses manage cashflow

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The coronavirus is making life difficult for everybody, but there are positive steps you can take to help mitigate losses and protect your business. …

Discharge of a legal mortgage at the Land Registry – Negligent Misrepresentation

A useful reminder on the importance of verifying when documents have been validly and genuinely executed.

What is Green Lending?

As part of the ‘Green Agenda’ national bodies are looking at developing and instigating sustainable development strategies.