This valuable guide offers detailed, practical advice to decision-makers in companies and businesses interested in market conditions in France, as well as to lawyers advising on the rules which affect insolvency and corporate rescue procedures in France.
Corporate Rescue Procedures in France provides a detailed and accessible analysis of all major issues in French insolvency law and practice. Areas covered in depth include:
the new regime for corporate voluntary agreements
the relative rights of creditors and their debtor
the take-over and rescue of insolvent companies
the liabilities of directors and the new European Insolvency Conventions
The book also includes comprehensive tables of statutory materials and case law, as well as appendices giving details on legislation, timetables and procedural formalities.
`The book will be positively welcomed by practitioners as well as any businesses or persons whose activities in France require a good practical knowledge of the rules applicable to insolvency. '--Jean-Pierre Mattei, President of the Commercial Court of Paris.
- The Economics of Corporate Rescue
- Corporate Rescue Definitions
- History of Corporate Rescue Legislation
- Diagnosing Corporate Decline
- Corporate Voluntary Agreements
- Initiating Insolvency Procedures
- The Observation Period
- Ascertaining Assets and Liabilities
- Corporate Rescue Plans
- The Continuation Plan
- The Sales Plan
- Creditors: Introduction and Procedure
- Creditors: Specific issues
- Employees and Social Legislation
- Directors and Officers
- Foreign Investment and Legislation
- Merger Control Legislation
- International Insolvencies
- The European Insolvency Convention
` This text will undoubtedly become a leading work of reference on the subject and its authors are to be congratulated for their efforts. '
Insolvency Lawyer, April 1998
` [...] a fine piece of scholarship in its own right and a valuable addition to the working library of any practitioner. '
David Milman, ICCLR, 11 (1998)