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Corporate Insolvency Law: Theory and Application

Rizwaan Jameel Mokal


This book analyses corporate insolvency law as a coherent whole, stemming from common fundamental principles and amenable to being justified or criticized on that basis. The book explains why consistency of principle must be sought, and how it might be found in the relevant statutory and case law. It then draws on political and legal philosophy to construct an egalitarian theory for the analysis of corporate insolvency law based on the premise that all the parties affected by this law are to be treated as equals. The book argues that this theory can reconcile the dictates of fairness with the ... More

Keywords: egalitarianism, pari passu principle, assets, floating charge, recievership, Enterprise Act 2002, administration, wrongful trading provisions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199264872
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264872.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rizwaan Jameel Mokal, author
Reader in Laws at University College London, and Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge