Heath and Whale Insolvency Law in New Zealand, 3rd edition, covers both corporate and personal insolvencies in New Zealand. This edition includes developments in the law over the past five years, such as the enactment of the Insolvency Amendment Act 2016, the proposed co-regulation licensing regime for insolvency practitioners, and the updated commentary of relevant case law.
The book provides legal and practical guidance on insolvency and restructuring issues commonly encountered in New Zealand. It is both academically sound and founded in the practical realities of a busy insolvency practitioner’s life – a text that will be the ’first port of call’ for all those working in, or with an interest in, insolvency.
- Edited by industry experts Justice Paul Heath and Mike Whale.
- A single portable volume of authoritative insolvency law.
- Most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of insolvency law in New Zealand available.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Introduction
Chapter 3: Process for procuring bankruptcy
Chapter 4: Property divisible amongst creditors
Chapter 5: Duties of bankrupt
Chapter 6: Powers and duties of official assignee
Chapter 7: Distribution of bankrupt's property
Chapter 8: Offences by bankrupt
Chapter 9: Discharge from and annulment of bankruptcy
Chapter 10: Alternatives to bankruptcy
Chapter 11: Preferential debts - personal insolvency
Chapter 14: Company receiverships
Chapter 15: Hiving down
Chapter 16: Compromises, amalgamations and schemes of arrangement
Chapter 17: Voluntary administration
Chapter 20: The liquidation process
Chapter 21: The consequences of liquidation
Chapter 22: The liquidator's duties, rights and powers
Chapter 23: Liability of related companies, shareholders & directors
Chapter 24: Avoidance of antecedent transactions
Preferential debt and set-off
Chapter 28: Priority claims and set-off
Chapter 29: Preferential debt
Chapter 30: Set-off
Chapter 46: Trading trusts
Chapter 52: Cross-border insolvency legislation
Chapter 53: UNCITRAL Model Law