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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…
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…
New Insolvency Bills Proposed in Parliament
Corporate and M&ALegal Update

New Insolvency Bills Proposed in Parliament

Three bills are being read in Parliament proposing new insolvency-related legislation and amendments: The Pre-Insolvency Bill; The Insolvency Practitioners Bill; and The Commercial Code (Amendment) Bill. The Pre-Insolvency Bill is being proposed to partially transpose EU Directive 2019/1023 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, which amends Directive 2017/1132. This proposed legislation provides for an updated legal framework in which emphasis is placed on early warning signs of insolvency and restructuring procedures directed at avoiding insolvency, as opposed to legislation regulating…
Mamo TCV Advocates
25th October 2022