Riz Mokal

South Square

Barrister

3-4 South Square

Gray's Inn

London, WC1R 5HP

United Kingdom

http://southsquare.com/barristers/riz-mokal/

University College London - Faculty of Laws

Honorary Professor

Bentham House

4-8 Endsleigh Gardens

London, WC1E OEG

United Kingdom

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/

University of Aberdeen - School of Law

Honorary Research Fellow

Taylor Building

King's College

Aberdeen, Scotland AB24 3UB

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

The Valuation of Distressed Companies - a Conceptual Framework

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Michael Crystal Q. C. and Riz Mokal
3-4 South Square Barristers and South Square
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Motivation costs, coordination costs, goving concern value, liquidation value, enterprise value, market value, economic distress, financial distress, fire-sale, adverse selection, large-block stock transactions, market comparison approach, comparable company approach, discounted cash flow approach

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The Floating Charge - an Elegy

COMMERCIAL LAW AND COMMERCIAL PRACTICE, Sarah Worthington, ed., Oxford: Hart, August 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Apr 2004
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Administration, administrative receivership, receiver and manager, concentrated creditor theory, registration, encumbrance, financial agency costs, monitoring

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Reforming the Governance of Corporate Rescue: The Enterprise Act 2002

ESRC Centre for Business Research Working Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
John Armour and Riz Mokal
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and South Square
Downloads 1,702 (19,394)
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Corporate insolvency, corporate rescue, secured credit

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Consistency of Principle in Corporate Insolvency

Number of pages: 281 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Insolvency law, fairness, efficiency, Creditors' Bargain, Authentic Consent Model, pari passu, security, equality, UK law

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Liquidation Expenses and Floating Charges - the Separate Funds Fallacy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square and Des Voeux Chambers
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Transactions at an undervalue, Priority-based and priority-independent security interests, Public functions of liquidation proceedings, Funding of collective insolvency proceedings, Enterprise Act 2002

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Charges Over Chattels - Issues in the Fixed/Floating Jurisprudence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Stephen Atherton and Riz Mokal
Chambers of Michael Crystal QC and South Square
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Agnew, Brumark

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Priority as Pathology: The Pari Passu Myth

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 60, Part 3, November 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2009
Riz Mokal
South Square
Downloads 1,258 (30,550)

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bankruptcy, liquidation, insolvency, rateable distribution, pari passu, preferential claims, English law

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Administration and Administrative Receivership - an Analysis

Current Legal Problems, Vol. 57, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2004
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Concentrated creditor, Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), financial and economic distress, company rescue as opposed to business rescue

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The New UK Corporate Rescue Procedure - the Administrator's Duty to Act Rationally

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 May 2004
Riz Mokal and John Armour
South Square and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Rule in Hastings-Bass, Stannard v Fisons Pensions Trust Ltd, objective or subjective standard

10.

On Fairness and Efficiency

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Riz Mokal
South Square
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The Harm Done by Administrative Receivership

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jul 2004
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Contractarianism, Contractualism, and the Law of Corporate Insolvency

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Anthony Duggan, Thomas Jackson, Douglas Baird

Contractarianism, Contractualism, and the Law of Corporate Insolvency

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 51-95, July 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Dec 2007
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Best Practices in European Restructuring - Contractualised Distress Resolution in the Shadow of the Law

Number of pages: 289 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
University of Florence - Dipartimento di Diritto privato, South Square, Humboldt University of Berlin and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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Business Restructuring, Rescue, Preventive Proceedings, Pre-Insolvency Processes, Best Practices, Policy Recommendations

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The Pari Passu Principle in English Ancillary Proceedings: Re Home Insurance Company

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square and Des Voeux Chambers
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English insolvency law, English insolvency proceedings, ancillary proceedings, pari passu principle

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What Liquidation Does for Secured Creditors, and What it Does for You

Modern Law Review, Vol. 71, pp. 699-733, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2009
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Buchler v. Talbot, re Leyland Daf, John Armour, Adrian Walters

The Authentic Consent Model: Contractarianism, Creditors' Bargain, and Corporate Liquidation

Legal Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3, Pp. 400-443, September 2001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2004
Riz Mokal
South Square
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The Authentic Consent Model: Contractarianism, Creditors' Bargain, and Corporate Liquidation

Legal Studies, Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 400–443, September 2001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2015
Riz Mokal
South Square
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insolvency, bankruptcy, corporate liquidation, fairness, Creditors' Bargain

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Barber V. Ci - Preference Equals Undervalue?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Look Chan Ho and Riz Mokal
Des Voeux Chambers and South Square
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Preference, Transaction at an Undervalue, Fraudulent Conveyance, Overlap between Sections 238 and 239 of the UK Insolvency Act 1986, Defences, Authorities on US Bankruptcy Code

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Liquidity, Systemic Risk, and the Bankruptcy Treatment of Financial Contracts

10 Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law (2015)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Riz Mokal
South Square
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UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Insolvency, UNDROIT Principles on the Operation of Close-out Netting Provisions, World Bank Insolvency and Creditor/Debtor Rights Principles, EU Financial Collateral Directive, EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive, Risk amplifiers, Financial system vulnerabilities

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The Modular Approach to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Insolvency

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 26 Jan 2017
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Law, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Catholic University of Milan, University of Nottingham, South Square, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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Interplay of CVA, Administration and Liquidation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Nov 2002
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square and Des Voeux Chambers
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English insolvency law, pari passu, Company Voluntary Arrangement, administration, liquidation, tort creditors, formal equality, judicial cramdown

21.

The Court's Discretion in Relation to the Part 26A Cram Down

(2021) 36(1) Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (January 2021)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Relative Priority Rule, EU Preventive Restructuring Framework Directive

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At the Intersection of Property and Insolvency: The Insolvent Company's Encumbered Assets

Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Forthcoming, University College London Law Research Paper No. 09-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2008
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Buchler v Talbot, re Leyland Daf, John Armour, Adrian Walters

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The Two Conditions for the Part 26A Cram Down

(2020) 35(11) Journal of International Banking & Financial Law 730 (December 2020)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
Riz Mokal
South Square
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What is an Insolvency Proceeding? Gategroup Lands in a Gated Community

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2023
Riz Mokal
South Square
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The Search for Someone to Save: A Defensive Case for the Priority of Secured Credit

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Riz Mokal
South Square
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The Search for Someone to Save: A Defensive Case for the Priority of Secured Credit

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. , pp. -,
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Riz Mokal
South Square

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The Search for Someone to Save: A Defensive Case for the Priority of Secured Credit

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 22, Winter 2002
Posted: 22 Apr 2002
Riz Mokal
South Square

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Resolving the Ms Fashions 'Paradox'

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 May 2004
Riz Mokal
South Square
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An Agency Cost Analysis of the Wrongful Trading Provisions: Redistribution, Perverse Incentives, and the Creditors' Bargain

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 59, July 2000
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 May 2002 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2009
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Consideration, Characterisation, Evaluation: Transactions at an Undervalue after Phillips V Brewin

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2002
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square and Des Voeux Chambers
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English law, corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, fraudulent preference law

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Rehabilitating the U.K. Pre-Pack: A Critical Analysis and Proposals for Reform

(2024) 40.2 Banking and Finance Law Review, www.bflr.ca.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2023
Riz Mokal and Alfonso Nocilla
South Square and Western University - Faculty of Law
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The Difficulties with 'Financial Difficulties': The Threshold Conditions for the New Part 26A Process

(2020) 35(10) Journal of International Banking & Financial Law 662 (November 2020)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Scheme of arrangement, cross-class cram down

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Shopping and Scheming, and the Rule in Gibbs

South Square Digest, March 2017, 58-63
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Riz Mokal
South Square
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32.

Does the Liquidator Have a Duty to Deal with Trust Property?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2022
Riz Mokal
South Square
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Preservation function, distribution function, investigation function, duty to act responsibly

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Corporate Insolvency Law - Theory and Application

Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Riz Mokal
South Square

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Consideration, Characterisation, Evaluation: Transactions at an Undervalue after 'Phillips V Brewin Dolphin'

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 2001, No. 2, December 2001
Posted: 15 Apr 2002
Riz Mokal and Look Chan Ho
South Square and Des Voeux Chambers

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bankruptcy; undervalue transactions