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Security Over Receivables: An International Handbook

Edited by: William Johnston

ISBN13: 9780199550456
Published: September 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £240.00

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Security Over Receivables: An International Handbook is a practical guide to the key issues involved in taking security over receivables in 39 jurisdictions. Adopting a jurisdiction by jurisdiction structure, each chapter examines the key matters to consider when taking security over debts in a particular region.

Each analysis is followed by a case study, to exemplify and elucidate the central principles which arise in practice. A comparative table is also included to outline and illustrate the distinguishing aspects of taking security over debts in each country. The chapter from UNCITRAL gives a useful explanation of the position from an international law perspective. This work is a valuable preliminary reference point for practitioners advising on finance transactions, which involve security over receivables in a foreign jurisdiction.

Jurisdictions covered include: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New York, New Zealand, Poland, Russian Federation, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela.

With contributions from well-respected lawyers from leading international firms in each jurisdiction, this book provides practitioners worldwide with considerable assistance when dealing with cross-border transactions in a number of different jurisdictions.

  • Valuable comparative study of the law and practice of taking first priority security over receivables in 39 jurisdictions
  • Analysis of each region is supported by a case study to illustrate how the key principles arise in practice
  • Includes a comparative table of the distinguishing features of taking security over debts in each country
  • Contributor team comprises lawyers from leading firms in each jurisdiction, who offer expert commentary on the key issues
  • International law chapter contributed by UNCITRAL

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1. Argentina ; Alejandro D. Fiuza and Pablo Gayol
2. Australia ;Jodi Fullerton-Healey and Jon Carson
3. Austria ; Stefan Tiefenthaler and Klemens Keferböck
4. Belgium ; Marc Vermylen
5. Brazil ; Fernando Ruiz de Almeida Prado and Fabio Falkenburger
6. Canada ; Simon Finch
7. Chile; Marcel Armas M.
8. China; Xusheng Yang
9. Czech Republic;Dana Schweigelová
10. Denmark ;Niels Walther-Rasmussen and Simon Falbe-Hansen
11. England ; Timothy Parsons
12. Finland ; Tarja Wist
13. France; Olivier Hubert
14. Germany ; Hendrik Haag and Oliver Peglow
15. Hong Kong ; Lee Aitken
16. India ; H. Jayesh
17. Indonesia ; Emir Nurmansyah and Agus Ahadi Deradjat
18. Ireland ; William Johnston
19. Israel ;Keith Shaw
20. Italy ;Lisa Curran
21. Japan ;Takuya Oshida
22. Kuwait ;Jasmin Paurus Kohina
23. Luxembourg ; Michel Molitor
24. Mexico ;Pablo Perezalonso
25. Netherlands ; Willem (Pim) Rank
26. New York ; Elizabeth A. Roff
27. New Zealand ; Matt Yarnell and Richard May
28. Poland ; Ewa Butkiewicz and Krzysztof Wojdylo
29. Russian Federation; Anna Ivanova and Elena Stepanenko
30. Scotland ; Bruce Stephen
31. Singapore ; Andrew Chan and Tay Yong Seng
32. South Korea ; Suhn-Kyoung Hong and Jang-Ho Kim
33. Spain ; David García-Ochoa and Pedro Ravina
34. Sweden ;David Zoran Stambolovski and Hans Abrahamsson
35. Switzerland ;Markus Pfenninger and Rahel Gimmel
36. Turkey ; Gözde Çankaya, Ali Can Kolay and Tunc Sozen
37. Ukraine ; Yaroslav Gregirchak
38. United Arab Emirates; Haider Khan Afridi, Liliya Altshuler and Jayanthi Guru
39. Venezuela ;Patrick Petzall
40. UNCITRAL; Spiros V. Bazinas