New Edition - Loose on Liquidators, 6th Edition, Jordans Publishing Ltd, 2009

Jordans Publishing Ltd have added to their magnificent insolvency stable with a new edition of Loose on Liquidators. Now in its 6th edition, the book has been thoroughly updated to take account of, inter alia, the Companies Act 2006. The advertising blurb notes:
"Loose on Liquidators is a guide to the law relating to company liquidations and the important role of the liquidator in a winding up - their powers, duties and relationship to creditors, members, receivers and the court. It provides in a convenient single volume invaluable specialist advice and essential time-saving reference materials.

Now in its 6th edition this definitive work on successful liquidations has been completely updated and expanded to include all the latest developments in liquidation practice and procedure. It includes new material on:

  • Creditor Schemes under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006
  • Procedures governing insolvency meetings affected by Companies Act 2006
  • SIP 16 governing the pre-packaged administration procedure
  • Important new case law developments:
    • Contex Dreuzhba v Wiseman
    • Cukurove Finance International v Alfa Telecom Turkey Ltd
    • Re Lune Metal products
    • Hawkes v Cuddy
    • Oakland v Wellswood (Yorkshire) Ltd


  • Status of a liquidator
  • Commencement of voluntary winding up
  • The EC regulation on insolvency proceedings
  • Compulsory winding up
  • Effects of winding up and appointment of the liquidator
  • Duties of the liquidator 
  • Powers of the liquidator
  • Creditors
  • The liquidation committee and meetings
  • Matters arising in winding up
  • Payments of debts
  • Rights and liabilities of members
  • Completion of winding up
  • Appendix 1 Checklists for winding up and liquidation
  • Appendix 2 Precedent letters with statutory and practice forms
  • Appendix 3 Penalties."
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