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The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (25 March 2022)
The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (CR(C)A 2022 / the Act) came into force on 25 March 2022 to provide commercial tenants, whose businesses were required to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, with continued and extended protection against action by their landlords to recover unpaid rent and service charge debts which fell due during the period of mandated closure. The Act does this by ringfencing the debt and establishes a binding arbitration process to facilitate an agreement between landlords and tenants who have not yet reached an agreement on what happens to that ring fenced debt.
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Act 2021 (15 December 2021)
National Security and Investment Act 2021
The Act received Royal Assent on 29 April 2021, albeit the operative provisions of the Act will only come into effect once the necessary implementing regulations have been adopted, expected this year. However, the NSIA will have retrospective effect with respect to any transactions completing from 12 November 2020.
Finance Act 2020
Wednesday 22 July 2020 saw the Royal Assent of the Finance Bill 2019-21 , which will mean that from 1 December 2020 HMRC will become a secondary preferential creditor in insolvencies.
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act received Royal Assent on 25 June 2020 and commences on 26 June 2020.
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill
On 20 May 2020, the Government published its Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill which, when it has become law, 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.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
Effective from 26 March 2015.
Bribery Act 2010
Enterprise Act 2002
Effective from 20 June 2003. The Enterprise Act 2002 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which made major changes to UK competition law with respect to mergers and also changed the law governing insolvency bankruptcy.
The Insolvency Act 2000
Effective from 30 November 2000.
Human Rights Act 1998
Effective from 9 November 1998.
Companies Act 2006
An Act to reform company law and restate the greater part of the enactments relating to companies; to make other provision relating to companies and other forms of business organisation; to make provision about directors' disqualification, business names, auditors and actuaries; to amend Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002; and for connected purposes.
Insolvency Act 1986
An Act to consolidate the enactments relating to company insolvency and winding up (including the winding up of companies that are not insolvent, and of unregistered companies); enactments relating to the insolvency and bankruptcy of individuals; and other enactments bearing on those two subject matters, including the functions and qualification of insolvency practitioners, the public administration of insolvency, the penalisation and redress of malpractice and wrongdoing, and the avoidance of certain transactions at an undervalue.
Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986
An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to the disqualification of persons from being directors of companies, and from being otherwise concerned with a company's affairs. [25th July 1986] BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same
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