Principles of International Insolvency 3rd Edition

Principles of International Insolvency 3rd Edition

By Philip Wood


$777.00 RRP

Date: 22/07/2019

Code: 9780414044708

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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The Law and Practice of International Finance series is your definitive guide to international finance. It considers the full range of topics across nine volumes, setting out the law and practice of trading assets on the international markets. This essential work, by one of the leading finance specialists of a generation, provides a simple, unified and distilled account of the whole topic.
This book covers the essential principles of international insolvency from a practical perspective, providing the reader with an in-depth explanation of the core concepts underlying insolvency law and practice. It sits beside volume 2 of the series, which provides a comparative overview of over 300 jurisdictions.
Philip Wood is one of the leading authorities on international finance worldwide, as well as a practitioner and teacher. He was a partner in international law firm Allen & Overy until his retirement in 2018, and for ten years was head of the banking department. Subsequently he led the firm’s Global Law Intelligence Unit. Philip is the Yorke Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and has previously been Visiting Professor in International Financial Law at the University of Oxford, Queen Mary University of London, and the London School of Economics. He has lectured at more than 60 universities worldwide and has written more than 20 books.
Key features:
  • Covers the essentials of international insolvency from a practical perspective
  • Advance study of substantive bankruptcy law in the major jurisdiction in the world, in the context of international financial transactions
  • Topics covered include:
    • Private restructuring agreements and workouts
    • Liquidations
    • Liabilities of Corporate Directors and Lenders
    • Voidable Preferences
    • Priorities
    • Trusts and Custodianship
    • Impact of Insolvency on Contracts and Leases
  • Bank and State insolvencies


Table of Contents

Part 1: General
  1. Security Interests and World Financial Law
  2. Understanding English and American Security Interests
  3. Rationale and Meaning of Security Interests
  4. Classification of Main Sectors of Secured Finance
  5. Classification of Assets
  6. Classification of jurisdictions of the World
  7. English common law jurisdictions
  8. General review of the Napoleonic group
  9. Roman-Germanic jurisdictions group
  10. Other Jurisdiction


Part 2: Legal Topics
13 Parties: Debtors, Creditors and Trustees
14 Formalities, Costs and Taxes
15 Scope Of Security Interests and Universal Charges
16 Creation of Security Interests
17 Derivative assets, accessories and proceeds
18 Inalienable Assets; Negative Pledges
19 Publication (Perfection) of Security Interests: Principles
20 Perfection Under UCC Article 9
21 Perfection In English-Based Jurisdictions
22 Secured Debt
23 Transfers of Secured Debt
24 Priorities: Policies Classification
25 Priority over Unsecured Creditors: the Ladder
26 Summary of Priority Rules: Owners, Buyers, Other Secured Creditors
27 Priorities: Asset Title Registers
28 Filing Registers Indexed by Debtor
29 Priorities: Particular Contests
30 Subordinated Secured Debt
31 Avoidance of Security Interests as a Preference
32 Financial Assistance to Buy Own Shares
33 Enforcement of Security Interests
34 Enforcement on Insolvency
Part 3: Practice and Documents
35   Security Packages
36 Real Property
37 Security Interests over Goods
38 Ships and Aircraft
39 Contracts, Debts and Charge-backs
40 Security Interests over Investments
41 Security Interests over Insurances
42 Security Interests over Intellectual Property
43 Deal Implementation
44  Legal Opinion on Security Interests
45 Terms of Security Agreements I: Creation and Perfection
46 Security Agreements II: Secured debt; trustees; third party security
47 Security Agreements III: Representations; covenants
48 Security Agreements IV: Events of Default; Enforcement; Close
Part 4: Title Finance
49    Title Finance: General Principles
50 Title Finance: Finance Leases
51 Title Finance: Repos
52 EU Financial Collateral Directive 2002
53 Geneva Aircraft Convention of 1948
54 Cape Town Mobile Equipment Convention (Aircraft) 2001
55 Other International Instruments
56 Conflict of Laws I: Classification of Issues
57 Conflicts II: Contractual Aspects of Security Agreements


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