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Introduction to Insolvency Series

This 21-chapter eLearning series is aimed at junior members of staff within the insolvency and legal professions. This series will provide an introduction to all aspects of insolvency and related legislation.

Overview:

This 21-chapter certification series is aimed at junior members of staff within the insolvency and legal professions. This series provides an introduction to all aspects of insolvency and related legislation. Consisting of 21 pre-recorded webinars, covering both corporate and personal insolvency, with short form tests at the end of each chapter and relevant case studies to illustrate the topics being covered.

It equips attendees with practical knowledge and an understanding of all insolvency procedures from how to identify when a company or individual is in distress, to the options available for dealing with financial distress, to the legislation and guidance which governs the work of an insolvency practitioner. The course is delivered in a format which is accessible to all, and at the attendees own pace.

On completion of this certification you will be R3 recognised as a having a Principles level of understanding in the Insolvency profession.

Available to start now.

 

Chapters Title
Chapter 1

What does an Insolvency Practitioner do and how do you qualify?

You will gain a detailed understanding of what an insolvency practitioner does and what you will have to do in order to qualify as one.

Speaker: Caroline Sumner, R3 (view bio)

Chapter 2

Insolvency Regulations

You will gain an overview of the different types of regulation with which insolvency practitioners and their staff are required to comply. You will also gain an appreciation of the wide range of regulations that impacts insolvency work, and you will learn about a few of the most important regulatory requirements.

Speaker: Michelle Butler, Compliance On Call (view bio)

Chapter 3

Options available to companies in financial distress

You will gain a detailed understanding of how to identify when a company is in financial distress and what an IP does when they advise Directors about the options available. 

Speaker: Caroline Sumner, R3 (view bio)

Chapter 4

Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidations

You will gain an overview of the process of a Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation (“CVL”) from beginning to end. You will explore in detail the process to start a CVL. You will also gain a basic understanding of the main tasks of a liquidator, including realising assets, carrying out investigations and paying a dividend to creditors.

Speaker: Michelle Butler, Compliance On Call (view bio)

Chapter 5

Introduction to MVLs

You will gain a detailed understanding of what a Members’ Voluntary Liquidation (MVL) is, the procedure for placing a company into MVL, the steps of a liquidator takes to liquidate a company, what happens on the insolvency of the company and how to close the liquidation.

Speaker: Gareth Limb, Compliance On Call (view bio)

Chapter 6

Compulsory Liquidation

You will gain a detailed understanding of the grounds for presenting a winding up petition, the procedure to initiate a compulsory liquidation, the role of the Official Receiver, and the roles of any provisional liquidator or the special manager appointed in a liquidation. This chapter will also deal with appointment, reporting and closure matters.

Speakers: Matthew McGhee, Twenty Essex (view bio) and Ben Luxford, R3 (view bio)

Chapter 7

Administration: An Overview of the Basics

You will gain an overview of the basics of ‘Administration’ and an understanding of the importance the procedure has in the profession. 

Speaker: Ben Luxford, R3 (view bio)

Chapter 8

Company Voluntary Arrangements

You will gain a detailed understanding of Company Voluntary Arrangements (“CVA”)

Speaker: Sarah Balsom, Quantuma (view bio)

Chapter 9

Administration: The Decision to Trade On

You will gain a detailed understanding of the objectives of a trading Administration; the associated risks; critical success factors; and key considerations which typically influence this decision.  We will also discuss the practical considerations that an Administrator will have to plan and prepare to implement prior to “Day 1” of trading.

Speakers: Louise Durkan (view bio) and Sarah Balsom, Quantuma (view bio)

Chapter 10

Remuneration of the Office Holder

You will gain a detailed understanding of the remuneration of the office holder: how such remuneration is calculated; the procedure of obtaining remuneration; and also challenging remuneration.

Speakers: Daniel Black (view bio) and Hannah Fry, 3 Hare Court (view bio)

Chapter 11

Priority and Creditors’ Claims

You will gain a detailed understanding of the order of priority in insolvency, the different classes of creditors, how and when those creditors are entitled to decide certain aspects of the insolvency process by voting and the agreement or rejection of creditor claims by the Trustee or Liquidator.

Speakers: Daniel Lewis (view bio) and Rachel Earle, Wilberforce Chambers (view bio)

Chapter 12

Advising Insolvent Individuals on Their Options

In this session we will cover:

  • Intro and setting the scene
  • Information gathering
  • The options
  • Applying the options to your case
  • Q&A
  • The advice
  • Closure
Speaker: Mark Sands, Quantuma (view bio)
Chapter 13

Introduction to Employment Claims

You will gain an understanding of the different claims an employee may have in an insolvency.

Speaker: Amanda Rowe, ERA Solutions (view bio)

Chapter 14

Introduction to Bankruptcy

In this 4-part chapter, you will gain an overview of bankruptcy, including: 

  • Being the Debtor and Creditor Petition
  • The effect of Bankruptcy on a Debtor’s Assets
  • The Effect of Bankruptcy on the Matrimonial Home
  • Bankruptcy Offences, Discharge, Suspension and Annulment
Speakers: Harry Clark (view bio) and Gemma Kaplan, Pinsent Masons (view bio)
Chapter 15

IVAs in Detail

You will gain a detailed understanding of IVAs and the lifecycle of an arrangement, starting with the proposal and approval of an IVA, through to challenges which may be brought and the eventual completion of the IVA, or its termination as a result of breach of the approved terms. 

Speaker: Alexander Kingston-Splatt, Five Paper (view bio)

Chapter 16

Insolvent Partnerships

You will gain an understanding of the nature of a partnership, the various insolvency procedures available to an insolvent partnership, and the circumstances in which they can be utilised. 

Speakers: Faith Julian (view bio) and Giselle McGowan, 9 Stone Buildings (view bio)

Chapter 17

Introduction to Receivership

You will gain an understanding of the history and various forms of receivership and a detailed understanding of how receiver.

Speaker: Madeline Jones, South Square (view bio)

Chapter 18

Statement of Affairs

You will gain an overview of an estimated Statement of Affairs and Estimated Outcome Statement, the differences between both and how to prepare both documents.

Speaker: Ben Luxford, R3 (view bio)

Chapter 19

Antecedent Transactions

In this two part chapter, you will gain a broad understanding of the various causes of action under the Insolvency Act 1986 (“IA 1986”) which administrators, liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy may rely upon to swell the insolvent estate.

Speaker: Sam Fenwick, Moon Beever (view bio)

Chapter 20

Introduction to the Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020

This chapter will be focused on the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“CIGA”)

Speakers: Usman Roohani (view bio) and Oliver Hyams, Harwicke (view bio)

Chapter 21

Reviewing Company Searches

You will gain a detailed understanding of what information is available from company searches, details of other sources of information regarding companies and their officeholders and a basic understanding of financial statements.

Speaker: Ian Defty, Begbies Traynor (view bio)


Available to start now.
Membership Category Price Excluding VAT
Member £1,000
Non-Member £1,500
 

 

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