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The Law of Insolvency 4th ed isbn 9780421902701

The Law of Insolvency 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421684102
ISBN: 0421684100
New Edition ISBN: 9780421902701
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421511400
Published: May 2002
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

There has never been a better time for the new third edition of this definitive work on insolvency law. Covering major developments in case law, the work also discusses the effects of the EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings.
* Gives authoritative coverage of all aspects of insolvency law - individual as well as corporate - and including receivership, in one volume
* Incorporates more than 200 new cases, many at House of Lords/Privy Council level, and by the Court of Appeal (including the effects of such significant cases as: Brumark Investments; Hindcastle; Hollicourt; Landau; Morris v. Agrichemicals; Medforth v. Blake)
* Incorporates all the effects of the Insolvency Act 2000
* Considers in detail the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998
* Effects of the EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings explained
* Also anticipates the further impact of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, and other international developments.

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Insolvency Law
The nature and incidence of insolvency. ;The evolution of the administrative machinery of insolvency law.; Bankruptcy in outline. ;Voluntary procedures and alternatives to bankruptcy.; Who can be made bankrupt;The bankruptcy petition. ;The bankruptcy order and its consequences. ;Proof of debts.; Distribution of assets. ;Termination of bankruptcy. ;Special cases. ;Bankruptcy and the criminal law.; Receivers. ;CVAs in England and Wales. ;Company administration orders history. ;Winding up law in outline. ;When can a creditor's voluntary winding up take place; Creditors' voluntary winding up: to the appointment of the liquidator. ;When can a compulsory winding up take place; The winding up petition. ;The winding up order and its consequences. ;Proof of debts. ;Collection and distribution of assets. ;The conclusion of the winding up: dissolution and after. ;The effects of winding up on creditors and third parties.; Liability of directors and others. ;International insolvency: general problems and issues of principle.; Bankruptcies with an international element: the English law and practice. ;Liquidations with an international element.; International regulation of cross border insolvency.