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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – A Discussion of the Corporate Governance Changes Introduced by the Bill

LIVE WEBINAR. During this joint live Webinar, our speakers will be discussing the corporate governance changes being introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act.

Bookings for this Live Webinar have now closed. This will be available to book as an On Demand Webinar early next week on this page.


The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act received Royal Assent on 26th June 2020 and introduces the biggest reforms to the UK’s insolvency framework for almost 20 years.

We are pleased to welcome Nick Skates, Head of Corporate Transparency, BEIS, at our joint virtual event on 30th June to talk about the corporate governance changes being introduced by the Act with some support from BEIS subject experts. He will be joined by Peter Swabey, Policy and Research Director, Chartered Governance Institute, and Mike Metcalf, FCA, KPMG and chair of ICAEW’s Company Law Committee

This will be followed by a further joint virtual event on 7th July where Paul Bannister, Head of Policy at the Insolvency Service, will be talking about the insolvency aspects of the new Act.

Julia Root-Gutteridge, 
Manager, Board Effectiveness, ICAEW - view bio

Key Speakers:
Nick Skates, Head of Corporate Transparency, BEIS - view bio
Peter Swabey, Policy and Research Director, Chartered Governance Institute - view bio
Mike Metcalf, Chairman ICAEW Company Law Panel and partner KPMG LLP

David Leitch, Company Law Frameworks, BEIS Policy - view bio
Paul Smith, Accounting and Audit, BEIS Policy - view bio
Nick Vail, Company Law and Limited Partnerships, BEIS Policy - view bio


10:30 Webinar Begins
11:15 Q&A 
11:30 Webinar Ends

This is a Joint Webinar with: 

R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals ICAEW Insolvency Practitioners Association ICAS Chartered Accountants Ireland The Chartered Governance Institute

This Webinar is free to all, both R3 Members and R3 Non Members. Bookings can be made by clicking the 'Book Now' button to the right and following the process. 

If you do not have an R3 account, you will need to Register first and you can do so through this link. Once you have registered, please click 'Book Now' and follow the process.

All delegates will recieve the details of how to join via email one week before the webinar.

Membership Category Price Excluding VAT
Fellow FREE
Member FREE
Associate FREE
New Professional FREE
Non-Member FREE


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