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Five years in practice

This is my fifth year at Hogan Lovells and I have spent nearly all that time in the BRI department. To set the scene: after serving articles at Hogan Lovells, I worked as an associate for...

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Checkmate: South Africa's credit rating downgraded to "junk status"

In a catastrophic move for South Africa, credit rating agency Standard and Poor (S&P) downgraded South Africa's credit rating to "junk" status. 

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A session on cessions of debtors in business rescue

There has been considerable controversy about the extent of the powers, and the extent of obligations of a business rescue practitioner in relation to a cession of book debts by the company ...

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Rescue from the rescuer

Since the inception of business rescue, misconduct by business rescue practitioners (BRPs) has been one of the biggest causes of complaint (and headaches) by creditors. More and more...

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Sureties and business rescue

A pertinent issue that has arisen in the context of business rescue is whether, and when, a creditor of a company in business may pursue a surety. 

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Revisiting Chetty

Section 133 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 provides for a general moratorium on legal proceedings against a company in business rescue.

Hogan Lovells Publications

The abuse of business rescue: Beware the serial debtor

The advent of the new Companies Act 71 of 2008 (the Act) brought with it a shift from a creditor-protectionist society towards a business rescue model that is debtor-protectionist. In...

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