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Insolvency practitioner (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Insolvency practitioner
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Insolvency practitioner
    Translation(s):
    Insolvency practitioner (EN)
    praticien de l'insolvabilité (FR)
    Insolvenzverwalter (DE)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC on the recognition of Professional qualifications DIRECTIVE 2013/55/EU amending Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of Professional qualifications
    National legislation:
    Northern Ireland: The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989, The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, The Insolvency Practitioners Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 Great Britain: The Insolvency Act 1986, The Insolvency Practitioners Regulations 2005
    Useful link:
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1989/2405/contents; http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/2005/1455/contents; http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr/2006/33/contents/made; http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1986/45/contents; http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2005/524/contents/made

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC on the recognition of Professional qualifications DIRECTIVE 2013/55/EU amending Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of Professional qualifications
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    An Insolvency Practitioner is someone who is licensed and authorised to act in relation to an insolvent individual, partnership or company. Most Insolvency Practitioner's (IPs) are Accountants, Solicitors or Insolvency specialists working in firms of accountants.
    Translation(s):
    Un praticien de l'insolvabilité est quelqu'un qui est autorisé et autorisé à agir par rapport à une personne insolvable, société ou compagnie. (PI) de plus de l'insolvabilité sont comptables, avocats ou spécialistes de l'insolvabilité de travail dans les entreprises d'experts-comptables. (EN)
    Ein Insolvenzverwalter ist jemand, lizenziert und berechtigt, in Bezug auf einen einzelnen zahlungsunfähig, Partnerschaft oder Gesellschaft zu handeln. Die meisten Insolvenzverwalter der (IPs) sind Buchhalter, Rechtsanwälte oder Insolvenz-Spezialisten arbeiten in Unternehmen der Buchhalter. (EN)
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