More and more, company rescue has become a viable alternative to liquidation
of a failing company via bankruptcy proceedings. Company rescue seeks to
preserve the healthy parts of a company and to put it back on secure footing.
Rescue of Companies reports practical experiences on company
rescues with particular emphasis on transactional aspects. Drawing on expert
experience, the book comprises 24 national reports, including reports from 23
jurisdictions and a General Report which offers a summary of major
differences, peculiarities, and common principles arising out of the various
The comparative approach makes this a useful work for those in academia.
Practitioners in bankruptcy law, corporate counsel, and businesspeople should
also read this work to stay abreast of a growing trend in treating companies
that confront financial failure.