Termination Clauses and Temporary COVID-19 Relief From UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill will introduce new provisions to protect a company from suppliers wishing to terminate supply contracts or invoking more draconian terms when the company is entering into certain insolvency procedures, a CVA, or a new restructuring plan or moratorium (as introduced by the Bill), (each an “Insolvency Procedure”).

The purpose behind the new provisions is to maximise the possibility of a company being rescued or being able to sell its business as a going concern by helping it to trade through an Insolvency Procedure.

To read the full post by Duane Morris partner Linda Crow, please visit the Duane Morris London Blog.Corpo

The UK Government Introduces Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill Prompted by COVID-19

Last week the UK government introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament.

The main objective of the Bill is to provide businesses with the flexibility and space needed to continue to trade during this difficult time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. That said, the provisions around the new moratorium and the new restructuring plan proposal have been under consideration for a few years.

To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris partner Linda Crow, please visit the Duane Morris London Blog.