Current Consultation Papers
The following Consultations are currently being considered:
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 contains powers allowing the government to extend existing Insolvency Act provisions relating to the protection of supply of essential utility services for insolvent businesses. The Insolvency Service has launched a consultation ‘Continuity of supply of essential services to insolvent businesses’ which seeks views on the likely impacts of implementing the changes which will extend the powers to include ‘on-sellers’ of utility supplies and to bring IT suppliers within scope. Click here for the Consultation, here for the draft Statutory Instrument, and here for the Impact Assessment.
If you have any comments or views you wish to be reflected in the Institute’s response, please submit them to email@example.com by 8 September 2014.
The Insolvency Service has launched a Call for Evidence for a review of the debt relief order (DRO) regime, and also considering the case for increasing the creditor petition limit in bankruptcy. Chapter 2 and questions 2-23 cover debt relief orders, and chapter 3 (question 24) covers the case for increasing the creditor petition limit.
If you have any comments or views you wish to be included in the Institute’s response, even if they only relate to one question, please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 September 2014.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation seeking views on its proposed guidance Social media and customer communications for financial promotions.
If you have any views you wish to be reflected in the Institute’s response, please send them to email@example.com by 10 October 2014.
A number of members regularly contribute when there is a paper reflecting their specialism. If you would like to be emailed with relevant documents please send your name, email and specialism to firstname.lastname@example.org