A three-volume treatise examining the complex, but increasingly common, subject of cross-border insolvency and multi-jurisdictional bankruptcy. Volume one, "Bankruptcy Law of the United States", covers aspects of bankruptcy law and practice in the United States for understanding by attorneys who may not deal with US bankruptcy law on a daily basis. Coverage includes: the United States legal system; the principal provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code; dealing with liquidation and reorganization; and the treatment of foreign insolvency cases in the United States. It also includes an appendix containing copies of significant international initiatives in the treatment of cross-border insolvencies, including the UNCITRAL Model Law and the EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings. Volumes two and three, "Insolvency Law of Selected Nations", contain 36 chapters. Each country-specific chapter explains the most significant issues germane with respect to the particular country, such as: general legal system; commercial law; dispute resolution mechanism; insolvency system; liquidation procedure; reorganization procedure; and handling of cross-border insolvencies.
Countries covered include: Argentina; Ireland; Australia; Israel; Austria; Italy; Bahamas; Japan; Belgium; Korea; Brazil; Mexico; Canada; Netherlands; Czech Republic; New Zealand; Demark; Nigeria; European Union; Philippines; France; Poland; Germany; Russia; Hong Kong; Spain; Hungary; Thailand; India; Turkey; Indonesia; United Kingdom; China; Malaysia; and South Africa. This title is updated annually and the price quoted includes three months of updates.