Formula 1® financing: an analysis of how Caterham and Marussia entered administration
As we approach the final race of a turbulent Formula 1® season, this article explores recent off-track events in Formula 1 and in particular the fall of Caterham and Marussia into administration. The article reviews the relevant insolvency law and attempts to explain how the teams came to enter administration and the effect of administration on their stakeholders. It also explores how suppliers to Formula 1® teams may protect themselves.
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About the Author
Richard Palmer is a Senior Associate at Hill Dickinson LLP in Manchester and has advised lenders, insolvency practitioners, creditors and other stakeholders in connection with restructuring and insolvency matters since qualifying in 2009.