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CVAs: Necessary tools for business rescue

Corporate Insolvency
CVAs: Necessary tools for business rescue

21 January 2021

Once more, Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) are in the spotlight, with several high-profile cases currently in the news. Taking some recent critical comments about the CVA process at face value might lead a layperson to assume that this business rescue tool is critically flawed. While there is room for improvement, it is important to consider this issue with the full picture in view, as we set out below.

Transfer of ownership in insolvency: Law Commission consultation on consumers’ rights

Corporate Insolvency
Transfer of ownership in insolvency: Law Commission consultation on consumers’ rights

13 January 2021

New draft legislation from the Law Commission on the transferral of ownership rights could add significant extra costs onto creditors in insolvencies, if implemented... 

2020: Round-up of the year in insolvency and restructuring

Corporate Insolvency
2020: Round-up of the year in insolvency and restructuring

22 December 2020

A review of the big news stories in insolvency and restructuring over the past year, from R3's Press, Policy, and Public Affairs team... 

Bad news for businesses: Crown Preference is back

Corporate Insolvency
Bad news for businesses: Crown Preference is back

01 December 2020

Crown Preference is once more the law of the land, as of 1 December 2020. Our post looks at the potential negative consequences for business rescue...

Pre-pack reforms: R3’s response to the latest Government proposals

R3 Blog
Pre-pack reforms: R3’s response to the latest Government proposals

24 November 2020

The Government's recent pre-pack reforms could help to improve confidence in pre-packs, but there are two key issues with the draft regulations which risk undermining this. A summary of our response to the reforms can be read here.

R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs update, October 2020

Corporate Insolvency
R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs update, October 2020

06 November 2020

From pre-packs to late payment, there was a lot on the agenda for R3's Press, Policy and Public Affairs team in October...

Late payment on the agenda

Corporate Insolvency
Late payment on the agenda

23 October 2020

The Government’s recently-announced consultation, “Increasing the scope and powers of the Small Business Commissioner”, is seeking responses on how the powers of the Small Business Commissioner can be expanded in order to deal more effectively with late payment.

 

Corporate insolvency: How new additions to the toolkit stack up

Corporate Insolvency
Corporate insolvency: How new additions to the toolkit stack up

25 September 2020

A brief overview of the new business rescue procedures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act, and the existing corporate insolvency landscape...

R3's campaign against Crown Preference: Parliamentary mentions (video)

Corporate Insolvency
R3's campaign against Crown Preference: Parliamentary mentions (video)

24 September 2020

R3 was mentioned numerous times during the passage of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act and the Finance Act. Watch our video on R3's campaign against Crown Preference to see these mentions in action.

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