New Bankruptcy Law Books

Below is a list of Bankruptcy Law books added to the library's collection in the past 6 months.

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Annual National Institute on Consumer Financial Services Basics.

Location: lax
Call #: KF975 .A55
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Antitrust law : interpretation and implementation / by Charles J. Goetz, Fred S. McChesney, Thomas A. Lambert.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1649.A7 G64 2013
Publisher: Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press,


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Banking secrecy and offshore financial centers : money laundering and offshore banking / Mary Alice Young.

Location: lax
Call #: K5223 .Y68 2013
Publisher: Routledge,


This book brings together the issues surrounding banking secrecy and confiscation of criminal proceeds. The book examines the existing legal agreements at the international, regional and national levels and their interaction in the substantive areas of confiscation, anti-money laundering and banking confidentiality laws. It looks at how these agreements have been applied in offshore financial centres and demonstrates that despite a number of legally binding UN Conventions as well as global anti-money laundering recommendations, the implementation of them is often lukewarm by those Parties who have ratified the Convention and adopted obligations, because of this the confiscation legislation is incompatible with strict banking confidentiality laws. The work draws on the experience of criminologists to offer critical insight into the legislative frameworks designed to deal with banking secrecy and confiscation in offshore financial centres. It goes on to offer suggestions for measures that may be taken by major economies to circumvent the lack of cooperation by offshore financial centres as intolerance towards money laundering grows in light of recent political and economic events. Find out more (catalog link)
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Bankruptcy claims handbook / Business Bankruptcy Committee; Brett D. Fallon, Jessica D. Gabel, Paul R. Hage, Joy Lyu Monahan.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1532 .F35 2013
Publisher:


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Broberg on the European Commission's jurisdiction to scrutinise mergers / Morten P. Broberg.

Location: lax
Call #: KJE6467 .B76 2013
Publisher:


Since the EC Merger Regulation was adopted in 1989, merger control has become established as an important part of EC competition law so that today all major businesses and law firms are aware of the Commission's extensive powers in this field. Right from the beginning, the Regulation's scope has occupied a central role in many mergers taking place both inside and outside the European Community. The second edition of The European Commission's Jurisdiction to Scrutinise Mergers provides the most thorough examination of the Commission's jurisdiction to examine mergers under the Regulation. Even though the Merger Regulation provides a detailed account of what mergers fall within the Commission's jurisdiction--and irrespective of the large number of cases that have now been decided by the Commission--the delimitation of jurisdiction continues to create significant problems. The second edition of The European Commission's Jurisdiction to Scrutinise Mergers offers a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of all aspects of this delimitation. It provides valuable guidance to businesses, their legal advisors and competition law enforcers in the Commission as well as in the Member States. Find out more (catalog link)
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Collection litigation : representing the creditor / Michael L. Starzec, Christopher DiPlacido.

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1367.C6 S73 2014
Publisher:


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Collection litigation : representing the debtor / Daniel A. Edelman.

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1367.C6 E3 2014
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Consumer bankruptcy law and practice / Henry J. Sommer ; John Rao, editor and contributing author ; contributing authors, Susan A. Schneider, Tara Twomey, Geoff Walsh.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1524 .S65 2012
Publisher: National Consumer Law Center,


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Cultural heritage in international investment law and arbitration / Valentina Vadi, Lancaster University and New York University.

Location: lax
Call #: K3791 .V33 2014
Publisher:


Can states adopt protectionist cultural policies? What are the limits, if any, to state intervention in cultural matters? Valentina Vadi explores the 'clash of cultures' between the protection of cultural heritage and foreign investors' interests in international investment law and arbitration. Find out more (catalog link)
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Debt collector's handbook : collecting debts, finding assets, enforcing judgments, and beating your creditors / David J. Cook.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1024 .C66 2014
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Fair credit reporting / contributing authors, Chi Chi Wu ; contributing authors, Elizabeth De Armond [and six others].

Location: lax
Call #: KF1040 .O43 2013
Publisher:


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Family lawyer's guide to bankruptcy : forms, tips, and strategies / Shayna M. Steinfeld and Bruce R. Steinfeld.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1535.D58 S74 2014
Publisher:


This book offers practical guidance on the new legislation and how it affects divorcing spouses. Among the aspects explained include the types of bankruptcy cases; case commencement; automatic stay; property of the estate; lien avoidance; priority of alimony, maintenance, and support debts; avoidability of transfers between married spouses; executory contracts; dismissal; closing the case; and revocation of discharge. Find out more (catalog link)

Franchising : cases, materials, and problems / lead editor, Alexander M. Meiklejohn.

Location: lax
Call #: KF2023 .F693 2013
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Regulatory competition in the internal market : comparing models for corporate law, securities law and competition law / Barbara Gabor.

Location: lax
Call #: KJE6569 .G33 2013
Publisher: Edward Elgar,


This book offers a comparative legal and economic analysis of corporate, securities and competition law, exploring the reasons behind such differences. The book's conceptual framework covers the most relevant drivers of competition, including legal actors' incentives, channels of competition and governance design. It shows how the different drivers and institutional designs are shaping competitive interactions, drawing relevant conclusions for both general and field specific regulatory policy. Find out more (catalog link)
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Research handbook on insider trading / edited by Stephen M. Bainbridge, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

Location: lax
Call #: K1115.I57 R47 2013
Publisher:


In most capital markets, insider trading is the most common violation of securities law. It is also the most well known, inspiring countless movie plots and attracting scholars with a broad range of backgrounds and interests, from pure legal doctrine to empirical analysis to complex economic theory. This volume brings together original cutting-edge research in these and other areas written by leading experts in insider trading law and economics. Find out more (catalog link)
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Rethinking corporate governance : the law and economics of control powers / Alessio M. Pacces.

Location: lax
Call #: K1327 .P33 2012
Publisher: Routledge,


This book takes a comparative law and economics approach to the study of corporate governance. It looks at the overall impact of corporate law on separation of ownership and control across different jurisdictions, taking into account the contributions of economic theory, empirical research, and comparative corporate law to the analysis of corporate governance.This book reappraises the existing framework for economic analysis of corporate law. The standard approach to the legal foundations of corporate governance is based on the ‘law matters' thesis, according to which corporate law promotes the separation of ownership and control by protecting minority shareholders from expropriation. Find out more (catalog link)
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Secured transactions : examples & explanations / James Brook, Professor of Law, New York Law School.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF1053 .B76 2014
Publisher:


A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Find out more (catalog link)
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Sovereign investment : concerns and policy reactions / editors Karl P. Sauvant, Lisa E. Sachs, Wouter P.F. Schmit Jongbloed.

Location: lax
Call #: K3830 .S68 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions provides the first major holistic examination and interdisciplinary analysis of sovereign wealth funds. In it, leading authorities from the IMF, academic institutions, law firms, multi-national corporations, and think tanks analyze how sovereign wealth funds have helped to limit the effects of the current global economic crisis, and what rules can govern their operation in the future. Find out more (catalog link)
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Truth in lending / Diane E. Thompson, Elizabeth Renuart ; contributing authors, Carolyn L. Carter ... [et al.].

Location: lax
Call #: KF1040 .T78 2012
Publisher: National Consumer Law Center,


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U.S. regulation of hedge funds / Shartsis Friese LLP, Douglas L. Hammer, Carolyn S. Reiser, Geoffrey W. Haynes, Neil J. Koren, James J. Frolik, Christina M. Hamilton, Ellyn T. Roberts, Joan L. Grant.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1078 .U14 2013
Publisher:


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White collar crime / by Ellen S. Podgor, Peter J. Henning, Jerold H. Israel, Nancy J. King.

Location: lax
Call #: KF9350 .P629 2013
Publisher:


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