Principles of International Insolvency

Volume 1
Philip R Wood

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Practical guidance on insolvency law for international financial transactions

Contents of the new 2nd edition


Comparison of work-outs, judicial rescues and liquidations

Jurisdictions of the World

Legal families of the world
Indicators of insolvency law
Anglo-American common law jurisdictions
Napoleonic jurisdictions
Roman-Germanic jurisdictions
Other groups of jurisdictions

Insolvency Topics

Entry criteria for insolvency proceedings; stays on claimants
Management of insolvency proceedings
The bankruptcy ladder of priorities
Bankrupt’s property and trusts; publicity
Non-consensual trusts and tracing
Security interests
Insolvency set-off
Contracts, leases and forfeitures
Avoidance of preferences
Selected preference laws
Director liability
Shareholder and other third party liability

Work-outs and reorganisations

Private restructuring agreements (work-outs)
Lender liability
Judicial reorganisation plans

Special debtors

Bank insolvencies
State insolvency
Insolvency of individuals and other debtors

Conflict of laws

Insolvency conflict of laws: introduction and jurisdiction
Recognition of foreign insolvency stays and representatives
Applicable law
EU Insolvency Regulation and bank and insurance directives
UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

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