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Australian Insolvency Law, 4th edition (eBook)

Australian Insolvency Law, 4th edition (eBook)

Symes, C; Brown, D; Lombard, S, 2019

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An essential introduction to the fundamentals of corporate and personal insolvency law


Format: ePub


Australian Insolvency Law provides an accessible and concise explanation and analysis of the important aspects of both personal and corporate insolvency law and practice.

The fully revised fourth edition takes the reader through the technical and procedural aspects of each regime, to provide a clear understanding of fundamental concepts, technical detail and practical issues. International aspects of insolvency law and, in particular, the cross-border insolvency regime, are also included. Key cases, legislation and further reading are clearly set out, and problems are provided to enable readers to test their knowledge of applicable concepts.



• Accessible and easy to read
• Problem questions and case studies assist development of analytical and problem solving skills
• Aligned to Australian insolvency units


Related Titles

Symes, Brown & Wellard, Australian Insolvency Law: Cases and Materials, 2016
Gooley & Gooley, Insolvent Trading and Fraudulent Trading in Australia: Regulation and Context, 2016
Gopalan & Guihot, Cross-Border Insolvency Law, 2016


Christopher Symes is a Professor at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide.

David Brown is an Associate Professor at Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide.

Sulette Lombard is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Part 1 – Personal Insolvency
2. The Bankruptcy Process and its Consequences
3. The Bankrupt Estate
4. Claims Against the Bankrupt Estate
5. Alternatives to Bankruptcy
6. Other Personal Insolvency Matters
Part 2 – Corporate Insolvency
7. Receivership
8. Voluntary Administration and Deeds of Company Arrangement
9. The Liquidation Process and its Consequences
10. Property Available for Distribution in Liquidations
11. Liquidation Administration, Distribution and Deregistration
12. Australian Cross-Border Insolvency Law

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