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The latest insolvency, commercial property, employment law, corporate law and legal news from BBM Solicitors

BBM Covid Update June 2020

Despite lockdown, it has been a busy few months here at BBM. Our offices remain physically closed but our solicitors (except a very small number who are unable to work because of childcare obligations) are now all at work (albeit from their homes) and ready to help our clients progress their transactions and provide any advice needed.

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What is Restructuring?

In this video our Head of Insolvency and Restructuring, Eric Baijal, discusses what lawyers mean when they use the word "restructuring".

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COVID-19 - Advising a Distressed Business

Thanks to all you joined us earlier today on our first online seminar for Accountants and Business Advisors. We discussed advising distressed businesses in a Covid struck world, summarising some of the help available. A recording can be viewed on YouTube- it cuts off at an inopportune moment before the end- but you will need to watch to see that!

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A discussion on government assistance in Scotland

This article considers the nature and effectiveness of government involvement in corporate insolvency. Using the actions of the Scottish government as an example, the article analyses a series of government interventions in distressed businesses, considering the nature and aims of each intervention before evaluating their effectiveness. Using these examples to draw conclusions about the effectiveness of government intervention in corporate insolvency, the article then proposes alternatives to direct intervention. Ultimately the article concludes that direct state intervention may achieve certain aims but cannot cure fundamental flaws in a business.

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IP Briefing: Rescue Administration – a cure for businesses’ coronavirus ills?

Throughout Scotland, businesses across all sectors are facing an unprecedented challenge. The spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown have seen many otherwise-viable businesses forced into a prolonged period of restricted or no income. Unlike many cases prior to now, these businesses are not imperilled because of some fundamental flaw, or the conduct of their directors. Given time and space to recover, many could return to profit once the world begins to emerge from lockdown. Is it possible, therefore, for insolvency practitioners and advisors to support these businesses through this period?

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We have now moved to the next phase of our business continuity plan. Our offices have now closed for the foreseeable future and our Solicitors are working remotely from home. We continue to work hard for clients- just not in the office! We are praying that clients and contacts will be kept safe. We look forward to meeting face to face again in months to come all being well. Any new enquiries to your usual BBM contact or to