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A brief overview of the Insolvency Practitioners Bill
Corporate and M&A

The Proposed Insolvency Practitioners Bill

The Insolvency Practitioners Bill (‘the Bill’) is at its second reading in Parliament. The Bill is intended to partially transpose EU Directive 2019/1023 (‘the Directive’) on preventive restructuring frameworks, on discharge of debt and disqualifications, and on measures to increase the efficiency of procedures concerning restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt. The Bill regulates the profession of the Insolvency Practitioner (‘the IP’), whose role is envisaged by the Directive to be one which is not subject to mandatory appointment in all cases, but which is left at the discretion of each Member State. The Pre-Insolvency Bill provides that a preventive…
Tessa Borg Bartolo
30th November 2022
The Proposed Pre-Insolvency Bill A review of the relevant sections of the Pre-Insolvency Bill
Corporate and M&A

The Proposed Pre-Insolvency Bill

The Pre-Insolvency Bill (‘the Bill’) is at its second reading in Parliament. The Bill is being proposed as an Act to partially transpose EU Directive 2019/1023 (‘the Directive’) on preventive restructuring frameworks, on discharge of debt and disqualifications, and on measures to increase the efficiency of procedures concerning restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt. In short, new legal tools are being provided in a bid to rescue viable businesses in distress from entering into a state of insolvency. The Bill is organised in different parts including early warning tools and crisis prevention, the entry into a preventive restructuring procedure and…
Tessa Borg Bartolo
9th November 2022