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Paying Dividends – The Consequences of Paying Illegal Dividends

Posted 20th May 2022 by Craig in

Insolvency Practitioners

Paying Dividends – The Consequences of Paying Illegal Dividends.

Directors’ Dividend payments will be scrutinised for legality by Insolvency Practitioners. This may lead to a Misfeasance Claim with dividends repaid. Tal to us for help and advice.

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Did you know part of a director’s responsibility is to scrutinise their fellow directors?

Posted 5th July 2021 by Craig in

Directors responsibilities

Did you know part of a director’s responsibility is to scrutinise their fellow directors?

Case Study: agreeing that one director is the ‘lead’ for a company’s financial affairs does not remove the other directors from responsibility.

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Insolvency Service gets new retrospective powers to investigate directors of dissolved companies and combat Bounce Back Loan Fraud

Posted 19th May 2021 by Craig in

Director Disqualification

Insolvency Service gets new retrospective powers to investigate directors of dissolved companies and combat Bounce Back Loan Fraud.

This is the first piece of legislation in this area following the 2021 Budget. Director Disqualification might be an outcome.

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Bounce Back Loans – The time has come to repay them. First letters being sent out NOW asking for repayment in May 2021

Posted 30th April 2021 by Craig in

Insolvency

Bounce back loans are now due and could cause insolvency

Will directors of businesses that face insolvency & cannot repay BBLs automatically face personal liability & director disqualification?

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