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Articles by ‘Marianne Johns’

Opinion  |  30:09:21

Throughout the pandemic, the Government put into place legislative measures with the enactment of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020. The aim of the legislation was to help and protect businesses and commercial tenants struggling financially due to Covid-19 by preventing the use of certain remedies.

As of 1 October 2021, some of that protection will be gone.

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Opinion  |  01:07:21

Throughout the pandemic, the Government put into place legislative measures with the enactment of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 to help and protect businesses and commercial tenants struggling financially due to Covid-19 by preventing the use of certain remedies.

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Opinion  |  28:04:21

On 4 May 2021, the Government will be launching the Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) in order to grant those with problem debt the right to some protection from creditors. While this is timely in terms of those for whom Covid has seriously impacted their finances, the scheme is actually part of a much wider picture of helping debtors to pay off their creditors under less stress.

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post  |  05:10:18

On 26 August 2018 the Government announced new rescue measures and reforms which will aim to strengthen corporate governance and the insolvency regime for companies in financial distress.

The objective of the new measures is to establish a fairer balance between the rights of a company attempting rescue and the rights of its creditors seeking to be paid for the company’s debts.

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