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Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary 6th edition

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Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary provides practical guidance on the key primary and secondary insolvency legislation. In addition to the complete texts of the key statutory provisions, each is annotated with detailed analysis and commentary, providing practitioners and academics with everything they need within a single portable volume.

Combining the experience and knowledge of an established practitioner team and two leading academics, the book provides a practical discussion of relevant insolvency provisions and case-law.

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Why should you buy Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary Sixth edition

 

The new edition covers in full the massive changes effected by the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 with annotations and commentary to help the practitioner navigate the new law. The new edition contains a detailed destination table specially compiled by a practitioner that maps out the new Rules against the Insolvency Rules 1986 and new requirements introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.

Updated areas include:

  • The significant changes in the procedure leading to the commencement of a creditors’ voluntary liquidation and the nomination of a liquidator.
  • Expansion of commentary on inability to pay debts under section 123.
  • Consideration of sections 246ZE and 246ZF.
  • Comprehensive coverage of the recast version of the  European Insolvency Regulation - Regulation 205/848 - which comes into force on 26th June 2017.
  • The annotations and commentary to the Insolvency Act 1986 have been thoroughly updated to include recent case-law developments:
  • The judgments by the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in Akers v Samba Financial Group [2017] UKSC 6 and Electrical Distributors Ltd v Beavis [2016] EWCA Civ 765, [2016] BPIR 1386 respectively in addressing section 127 of the Act.
  • Brooks v Armstrong [2016] EWHC 2893 (Ch)) dealing with wrongful trading.
  • Key new voluntary arrangement cases: Fehily v Atkinson [2017] BPIR 21 on mental capacity; Golstein v Bishop [2017] BPIR 51 and Re Gertner [2017] BPIR  on material irregularity; and Green v Wright [2017] BPIR 430 on the non-release of IVA trusts on successful completion.

This title provides practical guidance on the key primary and secondary insolvency legislation. In addition to the complete texts of the key statutory provisions, each is annotated with detailed analysis and commentary, providing readers with the information they require within a single portable volume.

Combining the experience and knowledge of an established practitioner team and two leading academics, the book provides a practical discussion of relevant insolvency provisions and case-law.

An essential reference work for insolvency lawyers, corporate restructuring specialists, licensed insolvency practitioners, academics and accountants.

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Table of contents

Destination Table – Insolvency Rules 1986 to Insolvency Rules 2016
Introduction to the Insolvency Legislation
Insolvency Act 1986
Insolvency Rules 2016
Insolvency Act 2000
EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings 2000
EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings 2015
Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006 UNCITRAL Model Law
Enterprise Act 2002
Appendices