News and Publications

New Corporate Restructuring Process for Small Companies:  Public Consultation

There are plans to establish a new corporate rescue procedure for small companies


UK CVAs May Not Necessarily Apply in Ireland

Apperley Investments Limited & Others v Monsoon Accessorize Limited [2020] IEHC 523 The Commercial Court has refused to apply the provisions of a Company Voluntary Arrangement (“CVA”), negotiated pursuant to the Insolvency Act 1986 in the UK, to Irish landlords as it would be “manifestly contrary to the public policy of the State”


Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options:  Part 4 - Schemes of Arrangement

The streamlining of the Schemes of Arrangement (Schemes) process under the Companies Act 2014 (CA 2014) provides an option for corporate restructuring and recovery, which may not have been feasible for some companies or corporate groups in the past


Data Protection Considerations for Liquidators

Most companies now hold large volumes of personal data – it is almost inevitable due to the interplay between technology and business


Directors Duties and Liabilities: Statement from the ODCE

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, concerns have been raised by directors and bodies representing directors regarding potential liabilities directors may face by allowing businesses to continue to trade where there is a risk of insolvency


Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Part 3: Examinership

The sometimes controversial Examinership process, established in 1990, remains a very important tool for Irish companies with viable businesses that find themselves in financial difficulties


Trading While Insolvent

The existence of directors’ and officers’ insurance cover does not absolve directors of their responsibilities


Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available: Part 2 -  Mergers and Divisions

As part of our series of articles on restructuring options available for Irish companies in light of economic pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this article focuses on domestic mergers and divisions under Irish law, the possible advantages it might give for your business, and an outline of the steps involved


Overview of Corporate Restructuring and Recovery Options Available Under Irish Law - Part 1

As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to disrupt economic activity in Ireland businesses are reviewing their corporate structures and funding arrangements to deal with the crisis


Retention of Title Clauses in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis

The current COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in potentially severe economic consequences being faced by many businesses


COVID-19: Restructuring of Company Debt

Some businesses may soon (and indeed already) be faced with sudden cash flow and liquidity issues as a result of the sudden economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic


Insolvency Knowledge Hub Team

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Jill Callanan

Partner

jcallanan@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 637 1551

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Clare Dowling

Associate Solicitor

cdowling@lkshields.ie
+353 1 637 1532

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Redmond Arigho

Associate Solicitor

rarigho@lkshields.ie
+353 1 637 1526

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