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Company Directors' Liability for Insolvent Trading

Ian Ramsay

University of Melbourne - Law School; Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR)

COMPANY DIRECTORS' LIABILITY FOR INSOLVENT TRADING, Ian Ramsay ed., CCH Australia and the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation, 2000

Edited by Ian Ramsay, this book is a collection of essays that examines the liability of directors for insolvent trading. In addition to legal analysis of insolvent trading provisons in several countries, theoretical perspectives on insolvent trading are also provided.

The chapters of the book are:

Part I - Introduction

1. An Overview of the Insolvent Trading Debate - Ian M Ramsay

Part II - Theoretical Perspectives on Insolvent Trading

2. Corporate Directors' Personal Liability for "Insolvent Trading" in Australia, "Reckless Trading" in New Zealand and "Wrongful Trading" in England: A Recipe for Timid Directors, Hamstrung Controlling Shareholders and Skittish Lenders - Dale A Oesterle
3. The Economic and Strategic Structure of Insolvent Trading - Michael J Whincop

Part III - Insolvent Trading in Australia

4. Insolvent Trading in Australia: The Legal Principles - Niall F Coburn
5. The Recovery of Employee Entitlements in Insolvency - David B Noakes
6. Why are There so Few Insolvent Trading Cases? - Abe Herzberg

Part IV - International Perspectives on Insolvent Trading

7. Directors' Liability for Trading While Insolvent: A Critical Review of the New Zealand Regime - David Goddard
8. Civil Liability of Directors for Company Debts Under English Law - Jenny Payne and Dan Prentice

Number of Pages in PDF File: 218

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Date posted: August 15, 2006  

Suggested Citation

Ramsay, Ian, Company Directors' Liability for Insolvent Trading. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=924314

Contact Information

Ian Ramsay (Contact Author)
University of Melbourne - Law School ( email )
University Square
185 Pelham Street, Carlton
Victoria, Victoria 3010
+61 3 8344 5332 (Phone)
Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) ( email )
1 O'Connell Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

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