The Vultures Fly East: The Creation and Globalisation of the Distressed Debt Market

ADAPTING LEGAL CULTURES, D. Nelken, ed., pp 257-278, Oxford: Hart, 2001

22 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2006  

John Flood

Griffith University - Griffith Law School; University College London; University of Westminster - School of Law

Abstract

Corporate insolvency and bankruptcy have given rise to new markets, including global ones, in which lawyers have been key players. This paper examines the role of lawyers in informal restructuring through an analysis of the London Approach and the rise of the distressed debt market.

Keywords: bankruptcy, insolvency, law firms, lawyers, globalization, london approach, distressed debt, vulture funds

JEL Classification: J44, K33, L14

Suggested Citation

Flood, John, The Vultures Fly East: The Creation and Globalisation of the Distressed Debt Market. ADAPTING LEGAL CULTURES, D. Nelken, ed., pp 257-278, Oxford: Hart, 2001. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=949581

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