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CVA

Pros and cons of CVAs for debtors and creditors

Office Holdings, owner of Office and Offspring shoe shops, is said to be the latest high-profile retailer to consider entering a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) – so what’s a CVA, and why are they so popular? In recent weeks, clothing and accessories merchant Monsoon Accessorize, and the Arcadia Group – home to brands such as…

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Congratulations to Arcadia’s CVA creditors

Creditors of a business that has recently entered a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) would be wise to follow the example set last month by the creditors of waning fashion retailer Arcadia. Arcadia’s creditors did well to encourage Sir Philip Green and his wife to part with more money than they’d intended. Simply by standing up…

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Insolvency & Law Shortlisted for “Insolvency and Restructuring Firm of the Year 2016″ award

Insolvency and Restructuring Firm of the Year

London-based magazine Finance Monthly, which is distributed to more than 100,000 readers across the globe, recently shortlisted Insolvency & Law (I&L) in the category of British ‘Insolvency and Restructuring firm of the year, as part of the  eighth annual Finance Monthly Global Awards. To celebrate the nomination, below, I&L director Peter Murray shares his thoughts…

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Why winding up petitions are more efficient than county courts

Why winding up petitions are more efficient than county courts

We recently spoke with a client who for the previous three months had been chasing a customer with an outstanding invoice of just over £50,000. The client was considering litigation in the county court to retrieve the money and I suggested that a quicker and more cost-effective route might be to issue a winding-up petition.…

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How to ensure your winding up petition is not dismissed or withdrawn

Ensure your winding up petition is not dismissed

Some time ago, we presented a winding up petition to a company that owed one of our clients £50k. Upon receipt, the respondent company threatened to apply for a court injunction to restrain us from proceeding and dismiss the petition on the grounds the debt was disputed. The respondent company falsely alleged that £49k of…

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Top 5 Solutions for Dealing with HMRC Winding-up Petitions

Winding up petition from HMRC

  In June 2010, we posted an article explaining how to get winding up petitions dismissed and withdrawn and another, five months later, revealing how HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) was responsible for issuing the vast majority of winding up petitions in Britain.

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