Guidance

Liquidation and insolvency

Overview of insolvency and liquidation proceedings and the documents that must be delivered to the Registrar of Companies.

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Liquidation and insolvency

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This guidance provides a basic overview of insolvency and liquidation proceedings and more detailed information about the documents that must be delivered to the Registrar of Companies. It summarises some of the rules that apply to company voluntary arrangements, moratoria, administrations, receivers, voluntary liquidations, compulsory liquidations and EC regulations.

Limited liability partnerships (LLPs)

LLPs will continue to use Insolvency Rules 1986 forms as LLPs are not part of the Insolvency (England & Wales ) Rules 2016 implementation.

Published 1 February 2014
Last updated 15 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Section 2.5 added and 7.8 updated.
  2. New guidance reflecting 2016 rules from 6 April 2017
  3. New version relating to changes brought in by the The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.
  4. Latest version uploaded
  5. Guidance updated to v3.10
  6. Welsh translation added.
  7. First published.