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Vol 22 No 7 July/August 2017

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Corporate Rescue: Law and Practice

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ISBN13: 9781841134611
To be Published: August 2018
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £50.00



The Enterprise Act 2002 sought to increase the incidence of corporate rescue in the UK and to improve outcomes for creditors of insolvent corporations. This book seeks to examine, in the first instance, the idea of corporate rescue and whether, as an ideology, its promotion is necessarily the best policy. The book then goes on to examine the various procedures into which insolvent companies may enter, with particular emphasis on those that are, in the orthodox view, non-terminal in the sense that they have the potential to deliver a rescue outcome. The legal structure of these procedures is examined in order to gauge their likely effectiveness in achieving rescue.

As well as focusing on legal rules, the book draws on an empirical study of 2063 cases of companies entering administration or adminstrative receivership between September 2001 and September 2004. It also draws on a series of interviews with practitioners so as to offer a more informed view of insolvency practice and how it may assist, or otherwise, in the achievement of the objectives of the Enterprise Act.

Series: Contemporary Studies in Corporate Law

Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State ISBN 9781849460088
Published March 2013
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Corporate Governance in the Shadow of the State (eBook) ISBN 9781782250876
Published March 2013
Hart Publishing
£54.16 + £10.83 VAT
(ePub)
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The Foundations and Anatomy of Stakeholder Activism ISBN 9781841136585
Published October 2010
Hart Publishing
£60.00
Law and Economics of Takeovers: An Acquirer's Perspective ISBN 9781841136646
Published May 2008
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Contracting with Companies
Andrew GriffithsSenior Lecturer in Law, University of Manchester
ISBN 9781841131542
Published May 2005
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Working Within Two Kinds of Capitalism: Corporate Governance and Employee Stakeholding - US and EC Perspectives
Irene Lynch-FannonDean, Faculty of Law and Head, Department of Law, University College Cork, Ireland
ISBN 9781841132860
Published February 2003
Hart Publishing
£60.00