Company Liquidation is a practical, user friendly guide structured around the procedures involved in liquidating a company. It provides a step-by-step guide to winding-up, dealing with receivership, CVA and administration.
The new 3rd edition includes complete analysis of the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 now fully in force and incorporates wide-ranging case law and insolvency legislation.
- Brings you up to date with insolvency legislation, case law and practice developments in liquidation, corporate voluntary arrangements, administrations and administrative receivership
- Provides a detailed map of the business rescue processes with updated commentary from the latest cases, and practice memoranda
- Offers a thorough introduction to the working requirements of everyday liquidations, taking you through the initial stages and through the court process
- Discusses the commercial effects of liquidation and the various roles of and clashes between the interested parties
- Updated examination of all important insolvency principles and institutions– equal treatment of creditors, avoidance of antecedent transactions, floating charges and many others and how the tensions and inconsistencies between them have been resolved
- Covers the evolution of the idea of the rescue culture and the extent to which it has been put into practice by the legislature and how it has been received by the courts, practitioners, creditors and debtors
- Examines the public dimension of the insolvency system - including the insolvency profession, corporate investigations, tax in insolvency and the civil liability of company directors, and others involved in the management of failed companies including a detailed examination of the case law relating to fraudulent and wrongful trading
- Discusses the development of pre-packaged insolvencies
- Covers in detail the European Community Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings, the UNCITRAL Model Law and other legislative and case law developments in international and cross border insolvency