I wrote this article for the Law Society Gazette in February 2019, which sets out some of the "cleansing" properties of the examinership process for companies with inter shareholder issues compromising their trading performance.
It has been overtaken by two events; at the outset Sarah-Jane O'Keeffe, ACCA being appointed as the first female examiner in Eastern Seaboard Limited (for which Judge Haughton has promised to buy me a coffee!), and also perhaps a rosier (than today'
As the traffic builds, car parking places fill, and (socially distanced) queues for lunch grow, it is apparent that day to day the real economy is returning to work. Other than the shutdown payment to workers furloughed or made redundant, the organs of the State are absent from the exit from the commercial impact of Covid 19. This is unforgivable, will inevitably exacerbate the resulting recession, and is entirely avoidable. For a small business owner providing services to sm