This is an online event organised by CIArb’s East Anglia branch to discuss key changes in corporate insolvency law under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020. The talk will be presented by Jamie Wheatley and Morgan Bowen.
The talk will offer a timely reminder of the following:
The main pre-existing corporate insolvency procedures
The temporary provisions arising from the COVID-19 crisis
The permanent changes in the following areas:
The new statutory moratorium process
The new restructuring plan procedure
The provisions invalidating clauses terminating contracts for insolvency
The speakers will explain the salient points in the Act and discuss their importance and relevance in today’s challenging environment. This is a prerequisite to those involved in insolvency work and other stakeholders.
Jamie is a Partner in Mills & Reeve’s Restructuring and Insolvency group. He has over 30 years’ experience advising directors, creditors, debtors, insolvency practitioners and other counterparties on issues arising in an insolvency context.
Morgan is a Senior Associate in the London office of Mills & Reeve’s Restructuring and Insolvency group. He has over thirteen years’ experience advising stakeholders at all stages of the decline curve.
The talk will suit both practitioners and those involved in insolvency work and others. It will also appeal to those who aim to stay abreast of the latest developments in insolvency and governance in general.
Programme: 12.00 – 12.05: Introduction by the branch Chairman, Dr Al Jarratt FCIArb 12.05 – 12.45: Talk on key changes on corporate insolvency by Jamie Wheatley and Morgan Bowen 12.45 – 13.00: Q and A session 13.00: Branch announcements and closing
Cost: Access to this event is free for CIArb members and non-members, however pre-registration is required. A link will be sent out nearer to the time.
Registration: to register, please send an email to branch Chairman, Dr Al Jarratt FCIArb at firstname.lastname@example.org confirming your name and registration to the event.
Jamie has over 30 years’ experience advising directors, creditors, debtors, insolvency practitioners and other counterparties on issues arising in an insolvency context. Jamie’s focus is on disputes arising in formal insolvency processes and actions brought by insolvency office holders to challenge transactions prejudicing creditors’ interests. Clients include lenders, licensed insolvency practitioners, The Insolvency Service and the Official Receiver.
Morgan has over thirteen years’ experience advising directors, creditors, insolvency practitioners, investors and other stakeholders at all stages of the decline and recovery curves. This includes advising on directors' duties on insolvency, distressed asset sales/purchases, restructuring solutions, advice on security enhancement, insolvency investigations and litigation, and mitigation of future insolvency risk in transactions.
Morgan has extensive experience across multiple sectors, including healthcare, real estate, financial services and construction and is an expert on cross-border insolvency, having advised on multiple cross-border restructurings involving the use of the European Insolvency Regulation, the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations and other cross-border tools.