This webinar is an opportunity to refresh your knowledge of the existing SIPs and get up to date on recent changes, as they apply across the UK. We will look at the regulatory terms and we will consider the practical implications of any changes to the principles based approach demanded of the SIPs.

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The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 hailed the most significant changes to insolvency law and practice in over 30 years, recasting the Insolvency Rules 1986 in their entirety and introducing new procedures for obtaining creditor decisions.  Since their inception, there have been 5 sets of amendments, of varying degrees of consequence.

In this webinar we will summarise the current position and examine how practice is bedding in.

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The new Insolvency (Scotland) Rules 2018 came into force on 6 April 2019. This webinar will give you an overview of the new legislation and its structure, an understanding of the new concepts in Scottish corporate insolvency processes and will examine how insolvency practices will develop and adjust to new ways of working. 

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This webinar will look at the advantages and disadvantages of including and excluding a property from a trust deed, and the exclusion process in some detail. If the property is to be realised, we look at the options for doing so, and the role of Form 1B in the process. We set out the basis of calculating equity and ensuring the best outcome for creditors, as well as looking at current guidance from the Accountant in Bankruptcy in this area.

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This webinar will look at the provisions of the GDPR and consider the practical implications for IPs, in terms of our own businesses and the insolvent entities to which we are appointed. We will attempt to understand how to deal with data relating to our appointments and the risks in doing so.

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While the UK continues to be a member of the EU, the recast Regulations apply – and this webinar looks at how they have changed the 2002 Regulations and developed the principals of co-operation and reciprocity since the EU Regs were first introduced.  We will also look at what the alternatives might be, post Brexit.  

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This webinar will look at the legal and regulatory provisions, consider whether creditors are really engaging with new fee approval processes and discuss what alternatives exist for IPs when creditors fail to do so. With a new Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceeding providing us with an insight into the Court’s approach when fees are challenged, this is essential material for any IP wanting to ensure their remuneration approval processes are sufficiently robust to stand up to challenge.

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This webinar will look in detail at the tax planning issues, the implications of HMRC’s current approach and attitude to MVLs, and will highlight the areas of particular concern.  We will also look at some practical suggestions of how to minimise risk to you as an insolvency practitioner in accepting the appointment, while making sure shareholders understand their responsibility in the process. 

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