Lightman & Moss: Law of Receivers and Administrators of Companies
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General Editor: Sir Gavin Lightman; Gabriel Moss, QC; Professor Ian F Fletcher; Richard Snowden, QC; Hamish Anderson
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Lightman & Moss: The Law of Administrators and Receivers of Companies is known as the authority on the law relating to administrators and receivers. It is considered a must have for any practitioner dealing with corporate insolvency matters.
This new edition offers clear guidance on the procedures involved in the duties, liabilities and appointments of receivers and administrators. As well as discussing the issues surrounding trading, disposals, reorganisation, liquidation and receivership.
To ensure you have all the information you need in one reliable source, this edition offers a complete guide to every aspect on this complex area of law.
There have been significant changes since the last edition, including the introduction of the Legislative Reform (Insolvency) Order (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2010 which amends the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Insolvency (Amendment) Rules 2010. Both of these acts and developments have been covered in this edition.
It also takes full account of the major developments in cross-border matters, both at common law and also under European Insolvency Regulations and UNCITRAL Model Law. Key cases such as the decision of the House of Lords in the HIH case; Privy Council in the Cambridge Gas case, and those of the Court of Appeal in the Stanford and Rubin case are highlighted. Specifically to discuss the possible implications and developments from these decisions.

The new supplement updates the law fully since the publication of the 5th edition: 

  • New system of registration of company floating charges under the Companies Act 2006 (amendment of part 25) regulations 2013
  • Supreme Court decisions in BNY Corporate Trustees Ltd v Eurosail, and the Nortel decision