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Published: 19 March 2015

1,024 Pages


ISBN: 9780198716372

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A new practitioner law publication

Chapter 1

Applications to Wind Up Companies

Third Edition

Derek French

  • The only book to focus on winding up companies that covers applying to have companies and similar entities wound up by the court
  • Includes points of law on procedural issues including how to deal with a particular type of application
  • Covers entities other than companies registered under the Companies Acts, such as insolvent partnerships and foreign companies
  • Gives equal coverage to petitions by creditors, contributories (shareholders) and to public interest petitions
  • Cited as an authority in judgments in England and Scotland, Ireland, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Virgin Islands, Malaysia and Hong Kong
  • Includes Irish and Commonwealth jurisprudence

New to this Edition:

  • Includes coverage of PD Insolvency Proceedings 2014, the Banking Act 2009, and legislation on new industry-specific insolvency procedures
  • Over 500 additional cases are cited
  • New features include coverage of bank and building society insolvency, winding up through administration, winding up insolvent partnerships other than as unregistered companies
  • Provides new treatment of how industry-specific administration regimes from water companies to energy supply companies interact with winding up

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