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OUT NOW NEW 4TH EDITION PERSONAL INSOLVENCY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE Richard Floyd, Frank Brumby and Simon Knight This new fourth edition presents a detailed explanation of the legal framework of personal insolvency offering expert commentary and practical guidance on current insolvency law. It deals with all major facets of insolvency law including bankruptcy, individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and procedures such as debt management. • Fully updated to reflect amendments to the Insolvency (Amendment) Rules 2011 with references to the Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIP) precedents and practice directions • Provides detailed coverage of the Enterprise Act 2002 and the changes from the new Insolvency Rules as applicable to personal insolvency • Features the latest changes to the Enterprise Act 2002, the EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings, and the Cross-border Insolvency Regulations and the UNCITRAL Model Law • Includes new chapters on: Cross-border insolvency; New rules in relation to discharge from bankruptcy and Bankruptcy Restriction Orders and Undertakings; Regulatory aspects for insolvency lawyers and solicitors and New debt management procedures • Considers the roles of the Official Receiver and the trustee • Covers issues relating to insolvent partnerships • Examines realisation of assets, from business assets and the matrimonial home to exempt assets and pensions • Deals with creditors’ claims, bankruptcy costs and protection of creditors • Reviews the position of the bankrupt, including disabilities, offences and discharge • Takes into account death and the insolvent estate • Goes through closing procedure, releases from insolvency and costs • Includes coverage of Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Channel Islands • Sets out a selection of forms and precedents • Reproduces key parts of legislation September 2012 • Hardback ISBN: 9780414022690 • £180 / €229

NOW AVAILABLE AS AN eBOOK NEW SUPPLEMENT TO THE 5TH EDITION LIGHTMAN & MOSS: THE LAW OF ADMINISTRATORS AND RECEIVERS OF COMPANIES Sir Gavin Lightman, Gabriel Moss QC, Professor Ian Fletcher, Richard Snowden QC and Hamish Anderson Lightman & Moss provides a practical guide to this complex area of law, setting out the principles, legislation and case law currently shaping receivership and administration practice. The new supplement provides an update on the developments and cases since the 5th edition published. The 5th edition and new supplement are available as an eBook on Thomson Reuters ProView, allowing you to interact with the content you need, in a brand new way. Visit to find out more. The 5th edition: • Provides an authoritative and practical guide to the law relating to administrators and receivers of companies • Offers clarity and guidance on technical areas • Highlights the major developments in corporate insolvency • Discusses changes to the European Insolvency Regulation and the UNCITRAL Model Law • Sets out duties and liabilities of receivers and administrators • Goes through procedure for appointment of receivers and administrators • Deals with continuation of trading, disposals and reorganisation, liquidation and receivership • Considers issues relating to taxation, leases, set-off and liens, pensions and employees • Covers the position of bankers and creditors • Addresses the removal, resignation, termination and discharge of directors • Updated with new case law 1st Supplement to the 5th Edition • Paperback December 2012 • £95 / €121 1st Supplement to the 5th Edition • eBook • December 2012 £95 (+ £19 VAT) = £ 114 / €121 (+€24.20 VAT) = €145.25 5th Edition Hardback & eBook • December 2012 £500 (+£50 VAT) = £550 / €635 (+€63.50) = €698.50 5th Edition Hardback eBook • May 2012 £275 (+ £55 VAT) = £330 / €350 (+€70 VAT) = €420 Visit for all service options


COMING SOON NEW 2ND EDITION INSOLVENCY LITIGATION Louis Doyle • Goes systematically through the formalities and court practice • Looks at the entitlements of office holders to remuneration, costs and expenses, as well as consideration of costs orders in insolvency proceedings • Deals with misfeasance proceedings, including who may bring them and who may be liable • Covers fraudulent and wrongful trading, with coverage of the practical considerations and definitions • Considers three types of transactions which may be challenged on an application to court by a liquidator or administrator: transactionsat-undervalue, preferences and transactions defrauding creditors • Examines set-off, first by explaining the principles then by looking at it in the context of summary judgment, receivership, administration, bankruptcy and insolvency, and voluntary arrangements • Reviews the assertion of liens in formal insolvency proceedings • Assesses the legal basis upon which an applicant, including a shareholder, might seek a winding-up petition • Sets out the basis under which the court will exercise its powers to order officers of a company and other persons to provide information about its business, assets and affairs to an office-holder • Summaries the basic principles relevant to international or cross-border insolvency • Provides analysis of the relevant case law and statutes Hardback • November 2012 ISBN: 9780414047907 • Price: £190 / €242

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15TH EDITION OUT NOW SEALY & MILMAN: ANNOTATED GUIDE TO THE INSOLVENCY LEGISLATION Professor Len Sealy and Professor David Milman The new 15th edition of Sealy & Milman provides all the statutes, regulations and case law coverage for both personal and corporate insolvency law from leading expert authors. This established and essential title reproduces the insolvency legislation that you need on a daily basis, providing commentary on the provisions and their impact. • Discusses the developments from the Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011 amendment of the Insolvency Act 1986, the Insurers (Reorganisation and Winding Up) Regulations 2004 and the Credit Intuitions (Reorganisation and Winding Up) Regulations 2004 • Covers the changes by the Insolvency (Amendment) Regulations 2011 to the Insolvency Regulations 1994 to exclude the use of the Insolvency Services Account in voluntary winding up • Includes amendments made to the Insolvency Act 1986 by the Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011 and other statutory amendments • Takes into account changes introduced to statutory instruments by the Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011, together with other legislative amendments • Provides an update on the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency and the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006 • Reproduces the full text of new Practice Direction Insolvency Proceedings (February 2012) which is fully cross-referenced throughout the annotations • The text includes whole or in part 25 additional statutes and over 50 statutory instruments • Updated with important 2011 case developments Two volume paperback • May 2012 • £250 / €318 Two Volume eBook • May 2012 £250 (+£50 VAT) = £350 / £318 (+€63.60 VAT) = €381.60 Two Volume paperback & eBook • May 2012 £325 (+ £32.50 VAT) = £357.50 • €413 (+€41.30 VAT) = €454.30 Visit for all service options

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John Briggs and Chris Brougham QC

Professor Ian F Fletcher

Muir Hunter on Personal Insolvency contains the full text of all relevant legislation and insolvency rules and reports on all relevant judgments offering comprehensive answers to questions on this area.

This title provides an in-depth examination of both personal and corporate insolvency covering UK law, international insolvency and the regulation of crossborder insolvency, offering solutions to complex problems in this area.

Two Volume Looseleaf • 3 releases per year • £1195 / €1575

Hardback • December 2011 • £415 / €528



Insolvency Intelligence provides immediate, succinct and authoritative coverage of insolvency law, practice and procedure. An expert team of accountants and lawyers offers practical advice on the application of the law in clear and concise articles.

Insolvency provides extensive coverage, including everything from basic introductory material to detailed advice on specific aspects of insolvency. 5 Volume Looseleaf • 3 releases a year • £1,243.00 / €1680

Journal • 8 Issues & 1 Index a year • £515 / €379

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