Insolvency for corporate and commercial lawyers - Simon Davenport QC speaks at forthcoming conference

24 August 2012

Simon Davenport QC is chairman at the forthcoming company and commercial law webinar entitled ‘Insolvency for corporate and commercial lawyers’. The webinar will take place live on Wednesday 12 September 2012 from 12:30-13:30.

The provisional agenda is:

  • Case law, in particular where HMRC featured
  • Defences to statutory demands
  • Effects of insolvency of a subsidiary on the immediate / ultimate parent(s)
  • Effects of insolvency across jurisdictions - e.g. parent in one country, where a subsidiary in another country is insolvent
  • Emphasis on administration - maintaining a business should be of more interest than not
  • Dealing with an insolvency practitioner (IP):
  • Overview of powers, duties and roles of different types of IP - administrator, liquidator, receiver etc.
  • Appointment and authority
  • Position and residual powers/duties of offices of a company, when IP appointed
  • Effect of insolvency and/or appointment of an IP on on-going contractual arrangements

You can watch the webinar live and interact during the Q&A session via email.

Alternatively if you can't make it at that particular time, you can download the broadcast at a later stage.

More information on how to watch live can be found here.

The webinar is accredited with 2 CPD Hours.