Collier International Business Insolvency Guide

Comprehensive coverage of international business insolvency laws and regulations.

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Collier International Business Insolvency Guide covers the insolvency systems and laws of over 30 countries and the European Union, and provides an overview of U.S. bankruptcy law with an emphasis on the laws applicable to the treatment of cross-border insolvencies. The three loose-leaf volumes are updated annually. Volume 1 covers the relevant U.S. law, including the structure of the U.S. legal system; an overview of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, with detailed descriptions of liquidation and reorganization; chapter 11 plans of reorganization and the administration of a chapter 11 case; and the treatment of foreign insolvency cases in the United States under chapter 15. Volumes 2 and 3 address the insolvency systems and laws of selected nations:

•   Argentina
•   Australia
•   Austria
•   Bahamas
•   Belgium
•   Brazil
•   Canada
•   Czech Republic
•   Denmark
•   England and Wales
•   France
•   Germany
•   Greece
•   Hong Kong
•   Hungary
•   Indonesia
•   Ireland
•   Israel
•   Italy
•   Japan
•   Korea
•   Mexico
•   Netherlands
•   New Zealand
•   Nigeria
•   Philippines
•   Poland
•   Russia
•   South Africa
•   Spain
•   Thailand
•   Turkey
•   European Union

Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings

Each chapter of volumes 2 and 3 is written by a prominent insolvency practitioner or academic from the country covered and generally contains description and analysis of the country's general legal system, insolvency system, dispute resolution mechanisms, liquidation and reorganization procedures, and handling of cross-border insolvencies.

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Chapter 1. The Structure of the United States Legal System

Chapter 2. Jurisdiction and Venue in the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts; Appeals

Chapter 3. Overview of the Bankruptcy Code

Chapter 4. Chapter 7: Liquidation

Chapter 5. Overview of Chapter 11: Reorganization

Chapter 6. Administration of the Chapter 11 Case

Chapter 7. Chapter 11 Plans of Reorganization

Chapter 8. Principles of American Jurisprudence Underlying the Treatment of Foreign Cases in the United States

Chapter 9. Cases Under Chapter 15

Chapter 10. Cooperation and Communication; Plenary Cross-Border Cases

Chapter 11. Abstention

Appendix A. UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

Appendix B. European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings


Chapter 12. Introduction to Volumes 2 and 3

Chapter 13. Argentina

Chapter 14. Australia

Chapter 14A. Austria

Chapter 14B. The Bahamas

Chapter 15. Belgium

Chapter 16. Brazil

Chapter 17. Canada

Chapter 18. The People's Republic of China

Chapter 19. Czech Republic

Chapter 20. Denmark

Chapter 21. England and Wales

Chapter 22. France

Chapter 23. Germany

Chapter 23A. Greece

Chapter 23B. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

Chapter 24. Hungary

Chapter 25. India


Chapter 26. Indonesia

Chapter 27. Ireland

Chapter 28. Israel

Chapter 28A. Italy

Chapter 29. Japan

Chapter 30. Korea

Chapter 31. Malaysia [Reserved]

Chapter 32. Mexico

Chapter 33. The Netherlands

Chapter 34. New Zealand

Chapter 35. Nigeria

Chapter 36. Philippines

Chapter 37. Poland

Chapter 38. Russia

Chapter 39. South Africa

Chapter 40. Spain

Chapter 41. Thailand

Chapter 42. Turkey

Chapter 43. European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings