The Law of Failure: A Tour Through the Wilds of American Business Insolvency Law

The Law of Failure: A Tour Through the Wilds of American Business Insolvency Law

by Stephen J. Lubben

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ISBN-13: 9781316640418
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/16/2018
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Stephen J. Lubben holds the Harvey Washington Wiley Chair in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics at Seton Hall University School of Law. From 2010 to 2017 he was the 'In Debt' columnist for the New York Times's DealBook page. He has been widely quoted by courts and the media on Chapter 11 cases, and has been retained as an expert in insolvency cases around the world. He previously practiced law with the New York and Los Angeles offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, as a member of the corporate restructuring department.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Why business insolvency?; 2. The federal law of business insolvency; 3. State business insolvency law; 4. Financial institutions under federal law; 5. State financial institution insolvency law; 6. Looking for patterns; 7. Avenues for reform.

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