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Personal insolvency – and the Debt Arrangement Scheme
Tuesday 13th April 2021

An on-line training workshop over two mornings - Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th April 2021

Given the COVID-19 health emergency, it has not proved possible to run our usual training events in Grangemouth. In response to demand from delegates, we are running a series of Spring 2021 training events on-line through the highly successful GoToWebinar and Microsoft Teams platforms. This will allows for a full training day but spread over two mornings and will allow for full audience interaction and Q&A sessions in addition to a full training presentation.

Drawing together a range of subjects and scenarios within the context of insolvency and debt management, this course will look at the current issues in the insolvency environment.

Understanding your options means that you are more likely to find solutions, and this course looks at these areas in greater detail and gives you an opportunity to compare and contrast your approach with your fellow professionals.

The course is designed to be participative and to equip you with knowledge you can apply in your day-to-day role. It will be fully up to date for all legislative changes.

 

Full programme

 

Introduction

Group introductions

Overview of the workshop

 

Current landscape: debt relief and debt management

A reminder of an individual’s options to manage their debt

A reminder of a creditor’s options to recover their debt

When and how is a creditor bound to a process and what does that mean?

 

DAS

Recent changes to DAS

Costs of DAS – who pays?

Debt payment distributors in DAS

 

Current issues in sequestration and protected trust deeds, including:

Contributions

Current issues surrounding contributions: assessing and collecting from Trustee perspective

Current issues surrounding contributions: creditor perspective

 

Appeals

Creditor rights to object to fees

Creditor rights to object to actions of the trustee

 

Complaints

How to make a complaint about a trustee

How to make a complaint about an IP

What happens next?

 

Insolvency (Scotland) Rules 2018 – recent changes for creditors

Opting out

Being treated as a small creditor

Method of delivery

Deemed delivery

 

The seminar leader is Eileen Maclean, Director of Insolvency Support Services Limited. Eileen is a licensed insolvency practitioner with over 30 years’ experience of all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency.

This professional meeting represents excellent value for money, with delegate fees starting at only £165 + VAT. We have held delegate charges at 2019 levels and, in addition, every third place from the same organisation booked in the same booking comes entirely free of charge.

A full brochure is available here

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