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R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs Update June 2020

Corporate Insolvency
R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs Update June 2020

03 July 2020

Read an update on everything R3's Press, Policy and Public Affairs team have been up to in June 2020...

Legislative update: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill and the Finance Bill

Corporate Insolvency
Legislative update: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill and the Finance Bill

22 June 2020

Two key Bills are currently approaching the end of their legislative journey: the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, and the Finance Bill.

The economic outlook: Back to 2002

Corporate Insolvency
The economic outlook: Back to 2002

19 June 2020

Cast your mind back to 2002. The top-grossing film of the year was The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, while "Anything is Possible"/"Evergreen" by Will Young was the UK’s best-selling music single; Tony Blair was still the Prime Minister; Crocs and velour tracksuits were the height of fashion; Arsenal won the men’s Premier League, while Brazil’s men’s team won the football World Cup, hosted by Japan and South Korea; and monthly GDP was at around the same level as it was in April 2020, according to figures released by the ONS last week.

 

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Second reading in House of Lords

Corporate Insolvency
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Second reading in House of Lords

10 June 2020

Following on from last week’s debate in the House of Commons, where it passed through all its stages in the lower chamber in one day, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords on 10 June. Read more... 

PPP update: May 2020

Corporate Insolvency
PPP update: May 2020

05 June 2020

The second full month of the lockdown saw the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill introduced to Parliament, the first monthly publication of the corporate and personal insolvency statistics, and continued media interest in the profession, its processes and how it has responded to the pandemic.

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: House of Commons debate

Corporate Insolvency
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: House of Commons debate

04 June 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill had all of its House of Commons stages on 3 June. Read more on the debate in Parliament here... 

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: measures and background

Corporate Insolvency
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: measures and background

03 June 2020

On 20 May, the Government published its Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill. Once this Bill has become law, it will introduce the biggest reforms to the UK’s insolvency framework for almost twenty years, as well as a series of temporary changes to the corporate governance requirements for companies and other entities...

Monthly insolvency statistics: More of the picture

R3 Blog
Monthly insolvency statistics: More of the picture

27 May 2020

On May 15th, for the first time, the Insolvency Service (IS) released monthly figures for corporate and personal insolvencies (NB: corporate: England & Wales, Scotland; personal: England & Wales). The IS said that it was publishing on a monthly (rather than quarterly, as previously) basis “to provide more up to date information on the numbers of companies and individuals who are unable to pay debts and enter a formal insolvency procedure as the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic continues”.

 

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