Examinership - Advising your Client Recording


This course provides a quick introduction or refresher to examinership, including the basics, such as the principles of managing a cash crisis, preparing an Independent Expert's Report, key milestones during the 100-day timeline, the investment process and tax considerations. For SMEs encountering severe financial difficulty as a result of Covid-19, crisis examinership is likely to emerge as the primary route to seek investment and restructure their balance sheet

Venue details:  
Online EU, , online
Start date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2021 00:00
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Training ticket cost:  
1.00 Training Tickets accepted
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Multi Speaker


Product type:  
CPD online course
Governance and ethics, Insolvency, Practice and business improvement

This is a recording of a live webinar

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for accountants, advisors and other professionals who want a refresher on examinership. In particular:

  • Accountants with clients under cash pressure, impacted by COVID-19
  • Anyone trading with a company in examinership
  • Business owners who want to know more about the examinership process
  • Banks and other lenders with borrowers that may enter examinerships
  • Providing tax advice to companies in examinership
  • Accessing sources of investment during / post Covid-19 crisis

Course Overview

  • Quick background to examinership
  • Principles on managing your client during a crisis
  • Assessing suitability for examinership
  • Examinership timeline and key dates
  • Preparing an Independent Expert's Report and 100-day cashflow
  • Investment process and the Advisors role
  • Managing stakeholders, including trade creditors, banks and lenders, Revenue and landlords
  • Trading with a company in examinership
  • Key tax considerations
  • COVID-19 considerations - including raising funding and potential changes to examinership

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss examinership as an option for clients in difficulty
  • Understand the examinership process
  • Know the timeline and key milestones during a 100-day examinership
  • Appreciate the key elements of an Independent Expert's Report
  • Be aware of tax issues surrounding examinership
  • Appreciate the stakeholders in any examinership process
  • Be in a better position to advise clients trading with a company in examinership

Speaker Bio's

Ken Tyrrell -Ken is a Partner in PwC's restructuring team and most recently acted as Examiner to the Bradleys pharmacy chain which resulted in securing successful investment, saving 20 stores and 140 jobs. Since 2010, Ken has also delivered the examinership module on Chartered Accountant's Ireland's Diploma in Insolvency and presented on restructuring during the Institute's Diploma in Corporate Finance.

David Keary -David is a tax director in PWC's Entrepreneurial and Private Business group having joined the firm in 2017. Prior to this he worked in another large professional services firm specialising in corporate tax advisory and transaction taxes for over 10 years and was also a practising barrister at the Law Library.