New Security Registration Regime

A new regime for registering charges under the Companies Act 2006 (“CA 2006”) will take effect on 6 April 2013, when the Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 25) Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations”) come into force. The Regulations will replace the current registration regime in Part 25 CA 2006 with new provisions aimed at simplifying and modernising the outgoing regime. Provisions which have long attracted comment are streamlined and new, optional, online registration is introduced.

This briefing highlights the key features of the new regime.

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