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Understanding Bankruptcy in the US: A Handbook of Law and Practice

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ISBN13: 9780631181255
ISBN: 0631181253
Published: June 1992
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £115.00

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Focusing primarily on those issues which most frequently face creditors who become involved in US bankruptcy proceedings, this introduction provides non-US practitioners with an overview of the US bankruptcy law and summarizes the key substantive provisions of the US bankruptcy code.

Beginning with a brief historical note and discussion of critical changes in the structure of bankcruptcy courts and bankruptcy jurisdiction in the 1980s, this book touches on all aspects of US bankruptcy law and emphasizes the most common problems: the property of the estate; the automatic stay; avoiding powers; and the process of business reorganization.

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Property of the estate
the automatic stay
executory contracts and unexpired leases
setoff under the bankruptcy code
trustees' avoidance powers
plans of reorganization and cramdown
discharge and dischargeability in a bankruptcy case
protection of foreign investments in insolvency situations.