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Transaction Avoidance in Insolvencies

Rebecca Parry, James Ayliffe, Sharif Shivji, Hamish Anderson, and William Trower


The third edition of Transaction Avoidance in Insolvencies considers all the possible ways in which a vulnerable transaction might be attacked, as well as practical issues that can arise in a typical transaction avoidance case. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect recent legislative amendments arising from the revision of the Insolvency Rules 1986, which came into force in 2017. The text also now incorporates an international dimension, which includes an analysis of the revised EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings. There is also comprehensive coverage of important new case law ... More

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198793403
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198793403.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rebecca Parry, author

James Ayliffe, author

Sharif Shivji, author

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Part I Introduction

1 Introduction

Rebecca Parry

Part II Avoidance Laws in Insolvency

7 Disclaimer

James Ayliffe, QC

11 The Anti-Deprivation Rule and the Pari Passu Principle

Rebecca Parry, Sharif Shivji, and Guy Olliff-Cooper

Part III Issues Peculiar to Bankruptcy

12 The Family Home

Rebecca Parry

14 Pensions (Bankruptcy Only)

James Ayliffe, QC

Part IV Issues Peculiar to Corporate Insolvency

18 Avoidance Powers Under The Companies Act 2006

Rebecca Parry and Sharif Shivji

19 Office Holder Claims

Rebecca Parry, Sharif Shivji, and Guy Olliff-Cooper

Part V Cross-Border Transaction Avoidance

20 Scotland

Rebecca Parry

22 Transaction Avoidance in Offshore Jurisdictions

James Ayliffe, QC, Shivji Sharif, and Guy Olliff-Cooper

Part VI Practical Issues

23 Evidence Gathering

James Ayliffe, QC

25 Limitation Periods

Rebecca Parry and James Ayliffe, QC

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