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Insolvency

A Practical Legal Handbook for Managers

This book is intended to provide a middle road between the basic student text and the heavy practitioner’s manual. It covers all aspects of insolvency, including both corporate and private bankruptcy together with the alternative routes to the insolvency process. The book aims to give not only a view of the complex legal issues met with in the field of business, but also addresses the practical alternatives open to insolvent debtors and creditors. Includes a new addendum to take into account the effects of the recent Insolvency and Enterprise Acts.

Hardbound, 224 Pages

Published: May 1996

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-246-9

Contents

  • Part 1 Overview: Development of insolvency law and practice; Insolvency definitions. Part 2 Insolvency of the individual: Causes of insolvency; Alternatives to bankruptcy; Insolvency of the individual, preliminary considerations; The bankruptcy process; The status and estate of the bankruptcy; The bankruptcy process; The status and estate of the bankruptcy; Distribution of the bankrupts estate. Part 3 The insolvent partnership: The bankrupt firm. Part 4 Corporate insolvency: Introduction to corporate insolvency; The company voluntary arrangement; Receivership; The administration order; Corporate winding up, the secure creditor; Corporate winding up, the unsecure creditor; Corporate winding up, further provisions.

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