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Financial Conduct Authority - Guidance for Insolvency Practitioners on how to approach regulated firms (January 2020)
The FCA are consulting on non-handbook guidance for insolvency practitioners on how to approach insolvencies of regulated firms. The proposed guidance aims to help IPs comply with our rules and guidance and relevant legislation which aim to achieve better outcomes for consumers and market participants following the failure of a regulated firm.
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Law Commission consultation on consumer sales contracts: transfer of ownership
The Law Commission are conducting a public consultation on a draft Bill to reform the rules on the transfer of ownership of goods as they apply to consumers. The draft Bill seeks to implement recommendations the commission made in their 2016 report, Consumer prepayments on retailer insolvency.
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Ofgem Statutory Consultation – Supplier Licensing Review Ongoing requirements and exit arrangements
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Revisions to Statements of Insolvency Practice 3.1, 3.2, 7 and 9
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R3 Response to the 'Protecting Your Taxes In Insolvency' consultation (May 2019)
In 2018, the UK Government announced that it would introduce legislation in the Finance Bill 2019-2020 to make HM Revenue & Customs a secondary preferential creditor for certain tax debts paid by employees and customers on the insolvency of a business.
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R3 Update on the Government's Proposals (Sept 2018)
In August 2018, the Government unveiled a set of proposals which, if introduced, would represent the most significant changes to the UK’s corporate insolvency and restructuring framework since the Enterprise Act 2002. This update outlines the changes the Government is intending to introduce.
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The Government’s Corporate Insolvency Reform – A summary of proposals (Aug 2018)
The Government, as part of their focus on delivering a strong business environment in the UK, sought views on ways to reduce the risk of company failure occurring through poor governance or stewardship and improving the insolvency framework in such circumstances.
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R3 Response to the SIP 6 Consultation (Oct 2017)
R3 Response to SIP 6 (Oct 2017) - Decision Making in Insolvency Proceedings.
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R3 Insolvency Code of Ethics response (July 2017)
The UK is an international centre for insolvency and restructuring work and our insolvency and restructuring framework is rated as one of the best in the world by the World Bank. R3 supports the profession in making sure that this remains the case.
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R3 Response to the SIP 11 Consultation (Sept 2017)
R3 Response to SIP 11 (Sept 2017) - The Handling of Funds in Formal Insolvency Appointments.
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R3 Response to HMRC Consultation - Making Tax Digital (MTD) (Nov 2016)
R3 HMRC Making Tax Digital Consultation Response (Nov 2016)
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R3 Response to the JIC SIP 15 Consultation (Sep 2016)
SIP 15 Consultation Response.
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R3 Substantial Shareholdings Exemption Consultation Response (Aug 2016)
Reform of the Substantial Shareholdings Exemption: Consultation
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R3 Response to HMRC Consultation - Reforms to Corporation Tax Loss Relief (August 2016)
R3 Response to HMRC Consultation - Reforms to Corporation Tax Loss Relief (August 2016)
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Consumer Prepayments on Retail Insolvency (September 2015)
Comments by the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (‘R3') in response to the consultation paper issued by the Law Commission in June 2015.
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Insolvency Service Call for Evidence on Collective Redundancy Consultation (June 2015)
In March 2015 The Insolvency Service issued a Call for Evidence on Collective Redundancy Consultation for Employers facing Insolvency. Below are the responses submitted by R3's General Technical Committee and its Scottish Technical Committee.
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Modernisation of the Insolvency Rules (January 2014)
In September 2013 The Insolvency Service consulted on proposals to consolidate and replace the Insolvency Rules 10986. The Insolvency Service consultation is available here.
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Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006
In January 2013, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills issued a consultation document on proposed changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.
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