UK Restructuring - A Problem Solving Series


21 June —  Emerging from the Pandemic – Insolvency Considerations for Directors 
Listen to Amy Jacks, Sheena Frazer and Kate Ball-Dodd in the third episode of our problem solving series where we discuss temporary measures introduced by the Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020; differing director roles; how to manage group structures and conflicts and practical tips for directors in getting businesses ready for when a number of the Government support measures fall away.

8 March — Cross border issues: a practical guide to cross border restructurings and insolvencies post-Brexit
In the second episode in our problem solving webinar series, Devi Shah and Alexandra Wood explained the UK/EU restructuring and insolvency landscape post Brexit and how appropriate planning will be key to ensuring the smooth running of future cross border cases.

19 January — FAQs: Company Voluntary Arrangements from a Landlord’s Perspective
As Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) become a more mainstream tool, we are seeing an increase in questions from clients as issues arise between landlords and tenants. According to the monthly insolvency statistics from The Insolvency Service for September 2020, there was a 41% increase in the use of CVAs when compared to the same month last year.

In the first episode in our problem solving webinar series, Mayer Brown partners Michael Fiddy, Caroline Humble, counsel Alex Wood and senior associate Nicola Collins briefly introduced CVAs, covered some of the frequently asked questions being raised by our landlord clients and discussed how the market in this area is developing.