With recent high profile cases such as Maxwell, Barings and BCCI highlighting the fact that insolvency increasingly extends across national borders, practitioners in this area need specialist guidance on the particular problems which apply in cross-border insolvency.The second edition of this acclaimed book has been extensively revised to provide a practical analysis of the impact of new developments in cross-border insolvency law. Fully updated and expanded, this unique guide looks at recent case law as well as statutory developments, most notably the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (Interim Relief) Order 1997.With illustrations at the end of each chapter showing how to avoid practical problems, this thoroughly researched text gives insight into the impact and potential difficulties of the law, enabling the practitioner to anticipate problems before they arise.
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THEORY AND PRACTICE
The European Dimension
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