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Published: 29 March 2007

160 Pages | Samples of forms in supplement


ISBN: 9780199214952

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A new practitioner law publication

Insolvency in Private International Law

Main Work (Second Edition) and Supplement

Ian F. Fletcher

Oxford Private International Law Series

  • A welcome new edition of this leading text on English (and EC) private international law relating to insolvency, written by an acknowledged expert
  • Up to date account of the EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings with case law, enabling readers to assess the impact of the Regulation on matters encountered in daily practice
  • Analysis of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, with explanation of its impact on insolvency practice in the UK and advice on how to apply it when acting in foreign jurisdictions
  • Digests the recent case law on English courts' exercise of jurisdiction to wind up foreign companies, suggesting solutions on how to ensure the best outcome for creditors
  • Reveals the full potential for obtaining the assistance of the English courts in support of insolvency proceedings based in other jurisdictions
  • The supplement contains the full text of the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006, and expert commentary on the regulations
  • Also included in the supplement are the text of Council Regulation 694/2006 amending Regulation 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings, and references to recent developments in case law, linked to the relevant paragraphs in the second edition

New to this Edition:

  • New supplement updating the second edition with commentary on recent developments, to October 2006
  • Major recasting of chapter 6 (formerly dealing with the (by then) dormant EC Convention on Insolvency Proceedings) now giving an account of the EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings, in force since 31 May 02
  • Adjustments throughout the book to explain the impact of the Regulation on other aspects of law and practice
  • Full account is taken of statutory and case law developments since 1998
  • The implications of impending enactment of the UNCITRAL Model Law by the UK are explained in chapter 8
  • There is a new chapter assessing other international developments since 1998 including the ALI Transnational Insolvency Project; the World Bank Principles and Guidelines; and the UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (completed 2004)

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