Kerr & Hunter on Receivers and Administrators
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Author: Dr Sandra Frisby; Malcolm Davis-White, QC
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Format: Book
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The 19th edition of Kerr & Hunter on Receivers and Administrators sets out the legal principles, explains the legislation and interprets the relevant case law. Covering both corporate and personal insolvency the book considers the duties, and responsibilities of both administrators and receivers. It:

  • Includes the developments of the UNCITRAL Model system in both the EU and US
  • Gives you the latest rulings and case study material on Cross Border Insolvency in respect of EU regulations
  • Discusses the rulings of the Spectrum case and its impact on the ‘charge on book debts’ jurisprudence
  • Illustrates potential judicial conflicts within the practice area of administration
  • Discusses the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 including the abolition of the Assets Recovery Agency and transfer of its main civil recovery functions to the Serious Organised Crime Agency
  • Considers development in relation to the ‘prescribed part’ for the unsecured creditors in receivership and administration
  • Contains a full exposition of the law and practice of administrative receivership as it applies in Scotland
  • Includes a comprehensive account of the highly important taxation position in both receivership and administration