Insolvency Law: Corporate & Personal (4ed)

Insolvency Law: Corporate & Personal (4ed)
Insolvency Law: Corporate & Personal (4ed)
Keay, AR
9781784733094
30/06/2017
4
£39.00
Pb
Jordan Publishing Ltd

This comprehensive book explains legislation and discusses cases on all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency, covering each of the procedures available. The text is presented logically under headings, with pointers to more specialised information and additional case.

Written in a detailed yet straightforward way, making it accessible to both practitioners and students. This comprehensive book explains legislation and discusses cases on all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency, covering each of the procedures available. The text is presented logically under headings, with pointers to more specialised information and additional cases.

This fourth edition:

  • Incorporates significant substantive and procedural changes brought into force by the new Insolvency Rules 2016 and with some focus on the decision-making process
  • Contains a consideration of recent developments in cross-border insolvency including the recast EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings
  • Considers recent case-law on the meaning of insolvency
  • Explains the new procedure for debtors who wish to apply for their own bankruptcy
  • Considers changes in the law as to how execution creditors and landlords may enforce their debts
  • Involves some examination of the latest decisions on wrongful trading
  • Considers the new regulatory framework applicable to insolvency practitioners, including how they are remunerated
  • Explains the new rules on how insolvency litigation may be funded
  • Considers newly introduced grounds for directors’ disqualification 
  • Examines the latest appellate decisions on the avoidance of pre-liquidation dispositions

Insolvency Law: Corporate and Personal is a popular first port of call for non-specialists and those new to the area of insolvency

Contents:

Introduction

The Meaning of Insolvency

Purpose, Principles and Theory

The Administration of Insolvency Regimes

Options for Insolvents and the Layout of the Book

Non-Terminal Insolvency

Receivership

Administration

Company Voluntary Arrangements

Individual Voluntary Arrangements

Other Types of Arrangements

Provisional Liquidation

Provisional Liquidation

Winding Up

Introduction to Winding Up

Creditors' to Voluntary Winding Up

Compulsory Winding Up

The Aftermath of the Advent of Winding Up

The Players in a Liquidation

The Liquidator

Dissolution

Bankruptcy

Introduction to Bankruptcy

Debtor's Petition

Creditor's Petition

Effects of Bankruptcy

The Trustee in Bankruptcy

Discharge


International Insolvency

Cross-Border Insolvency

European Insolvency

Administration of Insolvent Estates

Investigations and Examinations

Funding

Disclaimer

Distribution of Property in Insolvent Estates


Creditors

Secured Creditors

Retention of Title

Execution Creditors and Landlords

Preferential Creditors

Set-OffProving Debts


Swelling the Asset Pool

General Principles and Concepts

Transactions at an UndervaluePreferences

Transactions Defrauding Creditors

Invalidation of Floating Charges

Extortionate Credit Transactions

Wrongful Trading

Fraudulent Trading

Breach of Directors' Duties


Misconduct

Misfeasance

Disqualification of Directors

Offences

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