Harbour Masters - safe harbour & restructuring blog

Welcome to Harbour Masters, where we offer insights and updates on the expertise and guidance available for the Directors of companies in need of advice in the face of stiff trade winds. Our updates focus on the critical business topics of restructuring, turnaround, and the availability of the new 'Safe Harbour' provisions, all designed to help companies renew, restructure, and rebuild. 

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Stuart Otway

Stuart is a registered and official liquidator with nearly 20 years’ experience. Stuart has been responsible for many voluntary administrations a number of which resulted in the business continuing in operation, either through a restructure or sale on a going concern basis. He also has specialist skills in identifying recovery actions that may be taken to maximise returns to creditors

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Potential implications for Directors

18-Oct-2017 11:11:00 / by Stuart Otway posted in Safe Harbour, Directors


In our opinion, the safe-harbour laws are best suited to circumstances where directors identify that their company is insolvent or likely to become insolvent at an early stage. This gives them the opportunity to develop a restructure plan that enables a director to rely on the safe harbour laws, in case the plan ultimately fails.

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