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Insolvency Law

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16 JAN 2013

GUILDHALL INSOLVENCY SEMINAR SERIES - dates and contents announced


DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds (formerly The Mint Hotel)


Thursday 28th February 2013
Hotel La Tour, Birmingham


The Guildhall Insolvency Team is pleased to invite you to our 4th annual Insolvency Seminar in Leeds on Thursday 31st January and our 2nd annual seminar in Birmingham on Thursday 28th February. As well as our usual corporate and personal insolvency legal updates, this year we will be looking at office-holder claims against third parties and considering defence strategies for directors’ disqualification proceedings in the light of the Farepak debacle. Both seminars will be followed by complimentary drinks and canapés and a chance to network with the region’s top solicitors and IPs.


4.00pm: Registration
4.30pm: Welcome
4.35pm: Corporate Insolvency Update

Holly Doyle & Chris Brockman

  • A round up of recent cases of interest in the corporate sphere
4.55pm: Personal Insolvency Update

Paul French

  • A practical view of the year in personal insolvency
5.15pm: Tea & Coffee Break
5.30pm: Office-holder claims based on (i) breach of fiduciary/trust duty (ii) breaches CA 2006 against 3rd Parties

Stefan Ramel & Simon Passfield

  • Breach of duty claims against directors
  • Dishonest assistance and knowing receipt by third parties
  • Defences available to directors / third parties
6.00pm: CDDA allegations – the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Richard Ascroft & Jeremy Bamford

  • Defence strategies
  • Duty of fairness, Farepak judicial statement and review report
  • Clarity of allegations and evidence
  • Getting the case dropped
6.30pm: Drinks & Canapés
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