Type CPD Hours Level
Seminar 3 IntroductionInformation
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SRA Competency B


The flexibility and pragmatism of the English courts has resulted in England and Wales often being the go-to jurisdiction for many European corporates that need to restructure their debt whilst avoiding a formal and possibly terminal insolvency procedure.

During this introductory level course we will look at the use of schemes of arrangement as a debt restructuring tool and will also consider the future for schemes of arrangement in a life outside of the European Union.

What You Will Learn

The course will cover the following:

  • What is a scheme of arrangement and what are the constituent elements required for a scheme of arrangement?
  • The advantages of schemes of arrangement
  • The process of schemes of arrangement
  • Issues and hurdles:
    • Jurisdiction of the English courts
    • Class issues
    • Fairness
    • Third party releases
    • Bondholder voting
  • Recognition of schemes of arrangement
    • Private international law
    • Recognition under Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code
    • The European Union
  • Examples of schemes of arrangement

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