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LAW5460M
Module Reading List

Insolvency Law, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Zinian Zhang
Z.Zhang2@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading Lists

For Lecture 1 on Introduction of Insolvency Law

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 1.   

Lawrence P. King, ‘The History and Development of the Bankruptcy Rules’ (1996) 70 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 217–243.  

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For Lecture 2 on Insolvency Tests and Principles 

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 2.  

Peter Walton, ‘“Inability to Pay Debts”: Beyond the Point of No Return’ (2013) Journal of Business Law 211–236.  

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For Lecture 3 on Insolvency Options  

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal  (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 5.  

Ian F. Fletcher, ‘UK Corporate Rescue: Recent Developments – Changes to Administrative Receivership, Administration, and Company Voluntary Arrangements – The Insolvency Act 2000, The White Paper 2001, and the Enterprise Act 2002’ (2004) 5 European Business Organization Law Review 119–151.  

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For Lecture 4 on Winding-up

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapters 12, 13 and 14.  

Andrew Keay, ‘What Future for Liquidation in Light of the Enterprise Act Reform?’ (2005) Journal of Business Law 143-158.  

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For Lecture 5 on Company Voluntary Arrangement

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton,  Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 8.  

Peter Walton, Chris Umfreville and Lezelle Jacobs, ‘A Snapshot of Company Voluntary Arrangements: Success, Failure and Proposals for Reform’ (2020) 29 International Insolvency Review 267-284.   

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For Lecture 6 on Receivership

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 6.  

David Milman, ‘The Continuing Institution of Receivership and its Relationship to Other Security Enforcement Tools and Recovery Devices in English Law’ (2009) 247 Company Law Newsletter 1–4. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (LW 29/09/2021)   

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For Lecture 7 on Pari Passu and Exceptions

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 30.  

Rizwaan Jameel Mokal, ‘Priority as Pathology: the Pari Passu Myth’ (2001) Cambridge Law Journal 581 – 621.  

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For Lecture 8 on Wrongful Trading

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal  (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 43.  

Andrew Keay, ‘Wrongful Trading and the Liability of Company Directors: A Theoretical Perspective’ (2005) 25 Legal Studies 431-461.  

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For Seminar 1 on Goals of Insolvency Law

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 3.  

Karen Gross, ‘Taking Community Interests into Account in Bankruptcy: An Essay’ (1994) 72 Washington University Law Quarterly 1031-1048.  

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For Seminar 2 on Insolvency Practitioners 

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapters 16 and 17.  

Ian Fletcher, ‘Spreading the Gospel: the Mission of Insolvency Law, and Insolvency Practitioners, in the Early 21stCentury’ (2014) Journal of Business Law 523-540.  

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For Seminar 3 on Administration  

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton,  Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapter 7.  

Sandra Frisby, ‘In Search of a Rescue Regime: The Enterprise Act 2002’ (2004) 67 Modern Law Review 247–272.  

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For Seminar 4 on Transaction Avoidance

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapters 37, 38, and 39.  

Blanca Mamutse, ‘Balancing Unequal Trading Relationships: Transaction Avoidance Precepts as a Route to a New End’ (2018) Journal of Business Law 512–536.  

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For Seminar 5 on Cross-Border Insolvency

Andrew Keay and Peter Walton, Insolvency Law Corporate and Personal (5th edn, LexisNexis 2020) Chapters 25 and 26.  

Jay Lawrence Westbrook, ‘A Global Solution to Multinational Default’ (2000) 98 Michigan Law Review 2276–2328.  

This list was last updated on 14/09/2021