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The IMF's SDRM—Simply Disastrous Rescheduling Management?

Kunibert Raffer

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that that the IMF's sovereign debt restructuring mechanism (SDRM) is misguided in several ways. Most importantly, the SDRM proposal leaves the IMF itself in the position of having ... More


Introduction

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter sets the scope and focus of this work. It explains that the book deals with multinational enterprise groups (MEGs) and the event of their financial distress, and it ... More


The Legal Case for Debt Repudiation

Chris Jochnick

in Sovereign Debt at the Crossroads: Challenges and Proposals for Resolving the Third World Debt Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168006
eISBN:
9780199783458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168003.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter briefly describes the tremendous social and economic costs of overindebtedness and the role of Northern creditors and governments in solving debt problems. It then sets forth legal ... More


Congressional Insolvency

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Provides background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, and establish that, by 1787, Congress was marked by military ... More


Insolvency Goals in Legal Systems

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapters 2 and 3 established that assessing the problem of insolvency within MEGs should be done in light of insolvency goals. This chapter attempts to identify shared key objectives and tasks of ... More


Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Irit Mevorach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Insolvency within multinational enterprise groups (MEGs) raises complex issues due to the foreign elements of the case and the multiplicity of debtors. The key problem is deciding to what extent and ... More


Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on bankruptcy and insolvency in the 19th century discusses the system of bankruptcy in 1820, bankruptcy law reform from 1825-31, the law of insolvency, reforming bankruptcy and ... More


Insolvency Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese insolvency law. Topics covered include basic laws, bankruptcy procedure, civil rehabilitation procedure, corporate reorganization procedure, and international ... More


Global Frameworks or State-based Insolvencies—the Problem of Cross-border Insolvency

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Whereas the previous chapter considered the extent to which we should link between group members when resolving legal problems associated with groups, this chapter asks how to deal with the ... More


Prototypical Scenarios of Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter attempts to classify certain prototypes of MEG insolvency, hence, enabling some measure of generalization across cases and scenarios. The prototypes are described along three key factors ... More


New High Yield Markets

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Some of the developing (non‐US) high‐yield markets were briefly mentioned in the previous chapter, but before the development of the non‐US markets for high‐yield bonds is addressed in this chapter, ... More


Introduction—Consistency of Principle in Corporate Insolvency

RIZWAAN JAMEEL MOKAL

in Corporate Insolvency Law: Theory and Application

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264872
eISBN:
9780191718397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264872.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter begins by sketching out the notion of equality employed in the book. Equality is taken to be the central feature of a particular conception of the person. This conception is ... More


Accountants and Business Management in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

DEREK MATTHEWS, MALCOLM ANDERSON, and JOHN RICHARD EDWARDS

in The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The chapter starts with a discussion of the economy in Britain from the mid-19th century, when the country was at the top of its economic power. It was the first country in the world to industrialize ... More


Rise of the ‘Priesthood’ in the Post-Second World War Era

DEREK MATTHEWS, MALCOLM ANDERSON, and JOHN RICHARD EDWARDS

in The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The chapter focuses on the changing roles of accountants and their continued dominance in the industry. After the Second World War, accountants continued to be influential and important in different ... More


Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

V. Markham Lester

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This is the first legal and financial history of bankruptcy in 19th-century England. This book offers a full statistical analysis and detailed account of bankruptcy, imprisonment for debt, and ... More


Living Wills

Hal S. Scott

in Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on living wills. Delayed insolvency resolution means more time for short-term creditors to run, and loss of franchise value. Following the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009, many ... More


The Avoidance of Transactions in Insolvency Proceedings and Restitutionary Defences

Roy Goode

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the extent to which it is helpful to analyse the statutory provisions on the avoidance of transactions in insolvency proceedings as reversing an unjust enrichment. It argues ... More


The Future of Cross-Border Insolvency: Overcoming Biases and Closing Gaps

Irit Mevorach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782896
eISBN:
9780191826115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782896.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This book interrogates the current cross-border insolvency regime and sets out a pattern to improve its future. In recent decades, and especially since the global financial crisis, a number of ... More


Introduction

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the coverage of this book, which is about the history of the three components of English insolvency legislation during this period. These are imprisonment for debt, bankruptcy, ... More


Some Characteristics of Insolvency Levels

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the characteristics of insolvency levels in England during the 19th century. The findings indicate that some insolvency in particular trades was being handled outside the system ... More


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