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The Law of Insolvency 5th ed isbn 9780414028425

The Law of Insolvency 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780421902701
New Edition ISBN: 9780414028425
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421684100
Published: May 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Law of Insolvency supplies practitioners with an in-depth examination of both corporate and personal insolvency, covering both UK law and international insolvency. It provides solutions to the most complex legal problems in this area.

This new edition incorporates into the text all significant changes in the law since the 3rd edition published in 2002, including the implementation of the Insolvency Act 2000 and Enterprise Act 2002 and further changes to the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross- Border Insolvency.

  • Provides authoritative coverage of all aspects of insolvency law, individual as well as corporate, including receivership, in just one volume
  • Incorporates over 200 new case decisions – many at House of Lords level and from the Court of Appeal
  • Explains the consequences of the EU Regulation on Insolvency proceedings

Insolvency Law
The nature and incidence of insolvency.
The evolution of the administrative machinery of insolvency law.
Part One: Personal insolvency.
Bankruptcy law in outline.
Voluntary procedures and alternatives to bankruptcy.
Who can be made bankrupt?
The bankruptcy petition.
The bankruptcy order and its
consequences: general and procedural aspects.
The bankruptcy order and its consequences: Proprietary effects.
Proof of debts.
Distribution of assets.
Termination of bankruptcy.
Special cases.
Bankruptcy and the criminal law.
Part Two: Company insolvency.
Section A.
Non liquidation procedures: Receivers.
Section B.
Alternatives to winding up: Company voluntary arrangements in England and Wales.
administration orders history.
Section B(1).
The winding up of insolvency companies.
Winding up law in outline.
Section B(2).
Creditors' voluntary winding up: 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.