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Insolvency Law: Corporate and Personal 4th edition

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781784733094
Published: June 28, 2017
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Product description

Insolvency Law: Corporate and Personal is written in a detailed yet straightforward way, making it accessible to both practitioners and students. This comprehensive book explains legislation and discusses cases on all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency, covering each of the procedures available. The text is presented logically under headings, with pointers to more specialised information and additional cases.

Table of contents

• Introduction 
• The Meaning of Insolvency
• Purpose, Principles and Theory
• The Administration of Insolvency Regimes
• Options for Insolvents and the Layout of the Book
• Non-Terminal Insolvency
• Receivership
• Administration
• Company Voluntary Arrangements
• Individual Voluntary Arrangements
• Other Types of Arrangements
• Provisional Liquidation
• Provisional Liquidation
• Winding Up
• Introduction to Winding Up
• Creditors' to Voluntary Winding Up
• Compulsory Winding Up
• The Aftermath of the Advent of Winding Up
• The Players in a Liquidation
• The Liquidator
• Dissolution
• Bankruptcy
• Introduction to Bankruptcy
• Debtor's Petition
• Creditor's Petition
• Effects of Bankruptcy
• The Trustee in Bankruptcy
• Discharge
• International Insolvency
• Cross-Border Insolvency
• European Insolvency
• Administration of Insolvent Estates
• Investigations and Examinations
• Funding
• Disclaimer
• Distribution of Property in Insolvent Estates
• Creditors
• Secured Creditors
• Retention of Title
• Execution Creditors and Landlords
• Preferential Creditors
• Set-Off
• Proving Debts
• Swelling the Asset Pool
• General Principles and Concepts
• Transactions at an Undervalue
• Preferences
• Transactions Defrauding Creditors
• Invalidation of Floating Charges
• Extortionate Credit Transactions
• Wrongful Trading
• Fraudulent Trading
• Breach of Directors' Duties
• Misconduct
• Misfeasance
• Disqualification of Directors
• Offences