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What is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA)?

What is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA)?

Mike Smith of Company Debt explains how the company voluntary arrangement procedure works, and how it can help distressed companies return to profitability.

  • Sep 2018
  • Article
  • TMA UK
High Yield Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide, 3rd Edition

Finance

High Yield Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide, 3rd Edition

In this document, Bernd Bohr, Partner in Mayer Brown’s Capital Markets team, gives useful guidance about high yield bonds in order to provide potential investors with all material information necessary to make an informed decision as to whether or not to invest in such bonds.

  • Sep 2013
  • Article
  • Mayer Brown International LLP

TMA (Europe) Ltd Treasury Job Description

TMA (Europe) Ltd is seeking a new volunteer Treasurer.

  • Jun 2019
  • TMA UK
Get an out of terms invoice paid – and fast

Finance

Get an out of terms invoice paid – and fast

An out of terms invoice can be a real problem.

  • Dec 2018
  • Breal Business Certainty Ltd

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What is hidden intelligence?

What is hidden intelligence?

  • Oct 2018
  • PDF
  • InTheInterim Ltd.

A balancing act – navigating GDPR in insolvency

In a post GDPR world, where businesses and individuals have a heightened awareness of data, a question we are frequently asked by our insolvency practitioner ("IP") clients is essentially "Are we covered on data?" This article considers what an IP's role is in respect of data protection, some of the issues which arise when IPs have to balance the interests of creditors with those of data subjects and provides some practical considerations for IPs when managing personal data.

  • May 2019
  • TMA UK
Episode 3: Defined benefit pension schemes: limiting liabilities

Episode 3: Defined benefit pension schemes: limiting liabilities

In this podcast, Andrew Block, Partner in Mayer Brown’s London Pensions Group, explains what can be done from the perspective of a sponsoring employer to reduce both the liabilities of a defined benefit pension scheme and the volatility of funding demands.

  • Jul 2017
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Launch of BY Loans, offering flexible, short-term business loans

Finance

Launch of BY Loans, offering flexible, short-term business loans

Long term TMA member, Beer & Young, is delighted to announce the launch of BY Loans, a principal lender offering property backed loans.

  • Oct 2018
  • Article
  • Beer & Young
Best Practice Guideline on Turnarounds (ICAEW )

Turnaround / Restructuring

Best Practice Guideline on Turnarounds (ICAEW )

This best practice guideline was written for the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW).

  • May 2011
  • PDF
  • BM&T
Making Tax Digital for VAT Deadline Is Getting Closer

Finance

Making Tax Digital for VAT Deadline Is Getting Closer

  • Jan 2019
  • Article
  • Duff & Phelps
It's okay to have all your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.

Elon Musk

Practical Guide to Directors Duties

Turnaround / Restructuring

Practical Guide to Directors Duties

Directors are under ever closer scrutiny. Duff & Phelps and The Institute of Directors have partnered to produce a practical guide for directors on their fundamental duties.

  • Feb 2016
  • Article
  • Duff & Phelps
What is a bad business debt and how can I avoid them?

Finance

What is a bad business debt and how can I avoid them?

Working as a company director means that you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day running of your business and you’ll be required to keep a close eye on the financial state of your company. Whilst delivering a reputable service to your client base, it’s vital that you carry out the essential research and background checks before committing to deliver a service to your suppliers or end client. During the lifetime of a business, you may come across a number of challenging situations such as a bad business debt.

  • Oct 2018
  • Article
  • BTG Advisory LLP
Convertible Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide

Finance

Convertible Bonds - An Issuer’s Guide

In this guide, James Taylor and Robert Flanigan, Partners in Mayer Brown’s Capital Markets team, provide advice in respect of how to assess the merits of convertible bonds in respect of funding programmes and better understand their commercial terms, timetable and related documentation.

  • Oct 2013
  • Article
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Training Credit Controllers

Training Credit Controllers

Keeping Credit Controllers trained and up to date is an important part of business working capital improvement. Their role within an organisation and how their activity impact this, their responsibilities under ever changing legislation and best practice, and the developments in IT and information channels available to them are all important factors in their education. This article provides some free resources for you to share with Credit Controllers.

  • Jan 2019
  • Veritas Commercial Services

Finance

Changes in lending: What terms? Who from? So what?

Last week, Freshfields’ London office hosted an event for TMA UK. The event was a great success with over 120 attendees from more than 90 organisations.

  • Mar 2017
  • Article
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Albert Einstein

Guide to Winding-Up Petition

Insolvency

Guide to Winding-Up Petition

In this guide, Tony Groom of K2 Business Partners offers practical advice to directors on how to deal with a Winding-Up Petition with emphasis on what to do if you want to save your company.

  • Aug 2018
  • TMA UK
Directors Duties

Directors Duties

Directors Duties

In this guide, Tony Groom of K2 Business Partners offers practical advice to directors on how to run a company when it is in financial difficulties with emphasis on how to ensure it survives while at the same time observing their responsibilities and discharging their duties as directors.

  • Aug 2018
  • PDF
  • TMA UK
What causes the differences in growth between SMEs?

What causes the differences in growth between SMEs?

What enables one SME’s growth to take off, and causes another’s to be held back?

  • Dec 2018
  • InTheInterim Ltd.
DTEK: Has the English High Court Provided Another Option for Restructuring New York Law Bonds?

Finance

DTEK: Has the English High Court Provided Another Option for Restructuring New York Law Bonds?

In Re DTEK Finance BV, the English High Court decided that a change in the governing law of bonds from New York to English law, established a sufficient connection with the English jurisdiction for it to sanction the bonds' restructuring via a UK scheme of arrangement.

  • Apr 2017
  • Article
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
LBS Visits London’s Company Winding Up Court

LBS Visits London’s Company Winding Up Court

Turnaround Management and Restructuring Club at LBS Visits London's Company Winding Up Court

  • Apr 2019
  • Article
  • Inaki Aranzabal
Recent Criticism of CVAs Raises the Question “Are They Fit for Purpose?”

Recent Criticism of CVAs Raises the Question “Are They Fit for Purpose?”

Is it time for secondary IPs to sanity check CVAs?

  • Nov 2018
  • Duff & Phelps
How to uncover your cyber risks, quickly

How to uncover your cyber risks, quickly

  • Jan 2019
  • Article
  • ReSolve
Episode 2: Defined benefit pension schemes: due diligence

Episode 2: Defined benefit pension schemes: due diligence

In this podcast, Martin Scott, Partner in the Mayer Brown’s London Pensions Group, discusses the importance of pensions due diligence and what aspects of a pension plan to pay particular attention to.

  • Jul 2015
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Episode 1: Defined benefit pension schemes and investors

Pensions

Episode 1: Defined benefit pension schemes and investors

In this podcast, Andrew Block, partner in Mayer Brown’s London pensions team, explains what a UK defined benefit occupational pension scheme is and considers some of the issues that can arise for investors in a company that sponsors such a scheme.

  • Jul 2015
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Mentoring  Explained

Turnaround / Restructuring

Mentoring Explained

Mentoring is the interaction of two people with the aim of improving, changing and supporting decision making, allowing the mentee to flourish.

  • Nov 2018
  • Mentoring Services
Episode 4: Defined benefit pension schemes on insolvency

Episode 4: Defined benefit pension schemes on insolvency

In this podcast, Martin Scott, Partner in the Mayer Brown’s London Pensions Group, discusses how a company may be divested of its pension liabilities in an insolvency situation and the use of regulated apportionment arrangements.

  • Jul 2015
  • Podcast
  • Mayer Brown International LLP
Director duties when entering insolvency

Director duties when entering insolvency

As the director, you are legally responsible for the smooth running of your business, both financially and operationally. If your business is running out of money, experiencing cash flow issues and facing pressure from creditors, it is your duty as the director to ensure that you are not trading as insolvent.

  • Jan 2019
  • Article
  • BTG Advisory LLP
The fine line between bad debt and an unpaid invoice

The fine line between bad debt and an unpaid invoice

An unfortunate part of business is the need to deal with customers who fail to pay on time, or who simply refuse to pay at all. In fact it is estimated that 42% of SMEs spend up to four hours each and every week chasing up late payments, representing a huge amount of wasted time which could be used much more effectively.

  • Jan 2019
  • BTG Advisory LLP
Warning Signs of a Distressed Business

Warning Signs of a Distressed Business

In this guide Keith Steven of KSA Group gives an extensive list of warning signs that a business is distressed, heading for insolvency and so in need of a turnaround solution.

  • Apr 2017
  • Article
  • Wilkins Kennedy
Cash Generation Using Customer Online Portals

Cash Generation Using Customer Online Portals

Using online portals to manage supplier payments is becoming more the norm in a B2B environment. Sainsbury's, Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Amazon, to name just a few, use such portals and their suppliers must therefore understand how to use them and quickly identify any issues that may delay payment of sales made. Effective portal use is therefore critical to cash flow.

  • Dec 2018
  • Veritas Commercial Services

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