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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Law of Corporate Insolvency in Scotland 4th ed isbn 9780414017559

The Law of Corporate Insolvency in Scotland 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780414015081
ISBN: 0414015088
New Edition ISBN: 9780414017559
Published: December 2004
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The most up-to-date and authoratitive guidance on all aspects of corporate insolvency as the law stands in Scotland. It gives you a full understanding of the principles underpinning the law, as well as the application of it. This fully revised third edition of this established title explores in depth the fundemental principles of corporate insolvency law and the many conceptual and analytical problems posed by the legislation, offering both theoretical and practical solutions. It takes full account of the major developments in case law and legislation since the earlier edition, including the Enterprise Act and the imact of devolution and human rights.

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Part 1 - The History and Context of Scottish Insolvency Law * Historical background * Defining objectives of corporate insolvency law * The Scotland Act 1998 and the Human Rights Act 1998 Part 2 - Various Insolvency Regimes * Insolvent liguidations * Administrations * Receivership * Voluntary arrangements Part 3 - Effect of Insolvency * Directors liabilities on insolvency * Effect of corporate insolvency on diligence * Employment law and pensions Part 4 - Securities and Special Creditor Rights * Trusts * Nature of a security * Retention of title * Mandates and powers of attorney * Debt subordination agreements * Set-off Part 5 - Procedure and Practice * Accounting law and practice * Proof and ranking of claims * Creditors' Committees * Miscellanesous aspects of corporate insolvency Part 6 - The International Dimension * Corporate insolvency law: International dimensions