Insolvency in UK Law
The Recasting of Insolvency Law
Over the last decade corporate insolvency laws and processes have changed in two important ways. There has been a philosophical shift away from ex post responses to corporate crises and towards inf...
Asset Location in Corporate Insolvency
This paper considers the methods open to a liquidator to discover and recover assets. In particular, it focuses on the powers conferred on the liquidator in the 1986 insolvency legislation and thei...
Are you an Unwitting Victim of Insolvency?
Victims of insolvency are not just those provided for in the legislation. This paper explores just who are the victims of insolvency and what their statutory remedies are.
US CONSIDERATIONS RESPECTING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION INSOLVENCY
This paper first generally discusses United States bank liquidations under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), and addresses the purposes and impact up...
International Co‐operation in Cross‐Border Insolvency: HIH Insurance
The House of Lords decision in HIH Insurance raised important questions about the pari passu principle of distribution in cross‐border insolvency. This comment examines the case in light of academi...
Something Old, Something New: Recasting the European Insolvency Regulation
This paper critically evaluates the recasting of the European Insolvency Regulation ‐ Regulation (EU) 2015/848 ‐ in the context of the EU Europe 2020 growth strategy. According to the Council of Mi...
- Security, Insolvency and Risk: Who Pays the Price?
The determinants of bank insolvency risk: evidence from Finland
Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to the literature on the determinants of bank-specific insolvency risk. Design/methodology/approach: By applying a dynamic two-step System GMM estimator on a...
Entry into exit: insolvency in English professional football
This study uses a unique database of financial accounts for English football clubs between 1974 and 2010 to examine the process by which firms fail, which in this context means entering insolvency ...
Seeking Shelter in Personal Insolvency Law: Recession, Eviction, and Bankruptcy's Social Safety Net
Many legal systems understand consumer insolvency laws as social insurance, providing relief and a ‘fresh start’ to over‐indebted households who fall through gaps in the social safety net. Personal...
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