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Schaw Miller and Bailey: Personal Insolvency: Law and Practice 5th ed isbn 9781405750806

Personal Insolvency: Law and Practice 4th ed


ISBN13: 9781405701525
New Edition ISBN: 9781405750806
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406081530
Published: March 2008
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Schaw Miller and Bailey on Personal Insolvency - Law and Practice offers a full treatment of the law and procedure of bankruptcy and personal insolvency.

It contains procedural checklists, relevant forms, Insolvency Rules and associated legislation as well as full commentary on the effect of bankruptcy on other areas of the law. This edition takes full account of recent developments such as the Insolvency Act 2000 and the Enterprise Act 2002 and has been extensively revised for ease of use.

Now in its fourth edition, this popular title continues to offer authoritative and practical guidance on everything the insolvency practitioner is likely to need in his day-to-day work.

Subjects:
Insolvency Law
Contents:
PART I: INSTITUTIONS;
1. Insolvency courts and officials;
2. Insolvency practitioners;
3. Practice and procedure in insolvency proceedings;
4. The European Insolvency Regulation;
5. The Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006;
PART II: VOLUNTARY ARRANGEMENTS AND COMPOSITIONS OUTSIDE BANKRUPTCY;
6. IVAs;
7. Deeds of arrangement;
PART III: BANKRUPTCY; Initiating bankruptcy;
8. Bankruptcy petitions;
9. Bankruptcy orders;
The bankrupt;
10. Effect of bankruptcy on the bankrupt's status;
11. Bankruptcy restrictions;
12. Discharge from bankruptcy;
The trustee;
13. The trustee in bankruptcy;
The estate;
14. The bankrupt's estate;
15. The family home;
16. Protecting the estate;
17. Investigating the bankrupt's affairs;
18. Administering of the estate;
19. Effect of bankruptcy on litigation and arbitration;
20. Avoiding prior transactions;
21. Transactions defrauding creditors;
Proof and distribution;
22. Proof of debts;
23. Distributing the estate;
Offences;
24. Bankruptcy offences;
Special regimes;
25. Partnerships;
26. Deceased persons;
Miscellaneous;
27. Solicitors acting in bankruptcy matters;
28. Third parties' rights against insurers;
PART IV: ADMINISTRATION ORDERS UNDER THE COUNTY COURTS ACT 1984;
29. Administration orders;
30. New debt management arrangements;
APPENDICES -
Appendix 1: Insolvency Practice Direction (as pertaining to individual insolvency) (selected extracts);
Appendix 2: Selected statutory definitions (text of IA 1986, ss 380-385 and ss 435-436A);
Appendix 3: Selected statutory forms;
Appendix 4: Selected precedents