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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Bankruptcy Law and Practice 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781858005744
Published: December 2010
Publisher: Round Hall Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Hardback
Price: £248.00

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The second edition brings this work up to date. In particular, the EC Insolvency Regulation 2000 will be examined in an extensive chapter which promises to be the most comprehensive review yet, in Ireland on this subject and will make this publication an absolute must have not only for lawyers in the personal insolvency field, but also for those in the corporate insolvency area.

In addition, the EU Commission Paper of 2007 on Bankruptcy and the September 2009 Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper on Personal Debt Management and Debt Enforcement are examined in considerable detail in the context of future reform of the existing legislation. Numerous practical precedents are also provided.


  • The EC Insolvency Regulation 2000 is examined in an extensive chapter.
  • The EU Commission Paper of 2007 on Bankruptcy.
  • The Law Reform Commissions September 2009 Consultation Paper on Personal Debt Management and the May 2010 Interim Report on Personal Debt.
  • Numerous practical precedents are also provided.
  • The proposed reforms of the 1988 Act under the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2010.
  • The effects of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009, particularly in relation to secured creditors and pre-bankruptcy dispositions.

Irish Law
Definition of Bankruptcy
The Procedure leading to Adjudication
Consequences of Adjudication
The Official Assignee, the Trustee in Bankruptcy and the Creditors Assignee
Discovery, Disclosure and Seizure
Property Vesting in the Official Assignee
Election and Disclaimer
Pre-bankruptcy Dispositions
The Family Home
The EU Insolvency Regulation 2000
Secured Creditors
Proof of Debts and Distribution of Assets
Composition with Creditors
Discharge and Annulment
Alternatives to Bankruptcy
Insolvent Deceaseds and the Effect of Death in Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy and Conveyancing
Miscellaneous Matters
Law Reform