Why should you buy Butterworths Insolvency Law Handbook 20ed (Print and eBook)
The most comprehensive single collection of statutory source material and practice directions relating to insolvency law in England, Wales and Scotland. Adopting a user-friendly, chronological layout, it covers the most important statutes, statutory instruments and European legislation. Legislation is printed as currently in force with all amendments, repeals and revocations, providing full assurance that you are advising clients accurately. This prestigious handbook makes research time efficient and effortless.
This text is the essential reference source for lawyers, accountants, insolvency practitioners, regulators and students.
The 20th edition is fully brought up to date to 6 April 2018 to include all recent amendments and new legislation including:
- Insolvency Amendment (EU 2015/848) Regulations 2017 which contain substantial amendments to the insolvency legislation for England & Wales, and Scotland to make it compatible with the recast European Insolvency Regulation
- Amendments brought about by the Insolvency (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2017 to, amongst other things, the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2001, the Insolvent Partnerships Order 1994, and the Administration of Insolvent Estates of Deceased Persons Order 1986, in order to bring them into line with the insolvency procedures applicable to other entities
- The new Insolvency Proceedings Practice Direction 2018
- Relevant insolvency related provisions of the Risk Transformation Regulations 2017, which concern Insurance Linked Securities businesses
- The Alteration of Judicial Titles (Registrar in Bankruptcy of the High Court) Order 2018
- Amendments to the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2014/59/EU (establishing a framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms) made by Directive 2017/2399/EU of 12 December 2017
- Scotland Act 1998 (Insolvency Functions) Order 2018 which devolves certain previously reserved insolvency powers to the Scottish Ministers and a Minister of the Crown