Cross-Border Insolvency 4th edition 2015

Cross-Border Insolvency 4th edition 2015
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Cross Border Insolvency, 4th edition by Richard Sheldon, published by Bloomsbury Professional.

Cross Border Insolvency, 4th edition provides a comprehensive and up to date consideration of the topic of cross border insolvency. Written in a clear and accessible manner it guides the user seamlessly through this complex area of law.

The coverage of the book is divided into two parts. The first part describes the key cross-border insolvency regimes including the EC Insolvency Regulation, the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, section 426 of the Insolvency Act 1986, and the common law.

The second part focuses on specific issues in more detail, such as the court’s insolvency jurisdiction, ancillary winding-up, enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments, foreign discharge of debts and insolvency set-off.

The fourth edition gives full analysis of the fundamental changes to cross border insolvency law and practice in England including:

  • The impact of the Supreme Court decision in Rubin v Eurofinance;
  • The revised UK Insolvency Rules;
  • roposals for revision of the EC Insolvency Regulation;
  • Scope of section 426 – HSBC v Tambrook Jersey;
  • Developments in offshore jurisdictions: Primeo Fund and Saad Investments (Cayman), Re C (BVI);
  • Kelmsley v Barclays Bank PLC.

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Insolvency Regulation

Chapter 3: The UNCITRAL Model Law

Chapter 4: Assistance Pursuant to Section 426 of the Insolvency Act 1986

Chapter 5: Jurisdiction for Companies: Winding Up, Administration, CVAs and Schemes of Arrangement

Chapter 6: Recognition of Foreign Corporate Insolvency Proceedings at Common Law

Chapter 7: Ancillary Winding Up

Chapter 8: Jurisdiction for Individuals: Bankruptcy, Debt Relief Orders and IVAs

Chapter 9: Recognition of Foreign Bankruptcies at Common Law

Chapter 10: Consequences of Recognition at Common Law

Chapter 11: Bars to Common Law Recognition

Chapter 12: Enforcement of Judgments and Orders Made in Foreign Insolvency Proceedings

Chapter 13: Discharge of Debts by Foreign Insolvency Proceedings

Chapter 14: Common Law Protection for an English Insolvency Proceeding

Chapter 15: Priorities and Set-Off