The FSCS may determine a successor to be in default if it is satisfied that a protected claim exists (other than an ICD claim against a successor that is a MiFID investment firm), and the successor is the subject of one or more of the following proceedings in the United Kingdom (or of equivalent or similar proceedings in another jurisdiction):
the passing of a resolution for a creditors' voluntary winding up; or
the appointment of a liquidator or administrator, or provisional liquidator or interim manager; or
the making of an order by a court of competent jurisdiction for the winding up of a company, the dissolution of a partnership, the administration of a company or partnership, or the bankruptcy of an individual; or
the approval of a company voluntary arrangement, a partnership voluntary arrangement, or an individual voluntary arrangement.
the FSCS is satisfied that the successor cannot be contacted at its last place of business and that reasonable steps have been taken to establish a forwarding or current address, but without success; and