5 episodes

On 20 May 2020, the UK Government published its much anticipated draft legislation (the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill) which aims to provide greater opportunities for company survival and better returns for creditors during and after the COVID-19 emergency. The Government intends to ask Parliament to expedite progress of the Bill. This short podcast mini-series contains five episodes, with each focusing on one of the key reforms proposed.

UK Restructuring and Insolvency Law Reforms Podcast Mini-Series Mayer Brown

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On 20 May 2020, the UK Government published its much anticipated draft legislation (the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill) which aims to provide greater opportunities for company survival and better returns for creditors during and after the COVID-19 emergency. The Government intends to ask Parliament to expedite progress of the Bill. This short podcast mini-series contains five episodes, with each focusing on one of the key reforms proposed.

    The Exercise of Contractual Termination Provisions

    The Exercise of Contractual Termination Provisions

    Amy Halsall discusses the proposed changes to restrict a supplier’s ability to exercise contractual termination rights on insolvency, introduced by the Bill.

    • 5 min
    Standalone Moratorium for Companies

    Standalone Moratorium for Companies

    Sheena Frazer discusses the new Standalone Moratorium introduced by the Bill.

    • 9 min
    Restructuring Plan for Companies in Financial Difficulty

    Restructuring Plan for Companies in Financial Difficulty

    Devi Shah discusses the new Restructuring Plan introduced by the Bill, including some of its interesting features which distinguish it from the existing regime relating to schemes of arrangement.

    • 12 min
    Winding-Up Petitions

    Winding-Up Petitions

    Amy Jacks discusses the temporary restrictions to winding-up petitions introduced in the Bill.

    • 4 min
    Wrongful Trading

    Wrongful Trading

    Nicola Collins discusses the temporary changes to liability for wrongful trading, included in the Bill.

    • 3 min

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