The Role of Social Policy in Corporate Rescue and Restructuring: a Messy Business

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Gant, J. 2021. The Role of Social Policy in Corporate Rescue and Restructuring: a Messy Business. in: Gant, J. and Omar, P. (ed.) Research Handbook on Corporate Restructuring United Kingdom Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 476-499
AuthorsGant, J.
EditorsGant, J. and Omar, P.
Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to examine some of the competing insolvency theories or policies that contradict the creditors’ bargain and allow for a consideration of social policy matters (section 2); explore the interplay between social policy and insolvency and restructuring, focusing on the introduction of the new EU Preventive Restructuring Directive (section 3);11 consider and compare the approach to social policy as it intersects with insolvency and restructuring in the EU as well as two key restructuring destinations of both the UK and the USA (section 4); and finally to consider what the position may be given the crises of health and economies encountered in 2020 that affect both social and financial/economic issues globally (section 5).

Keywordsinsolvency; social policy; corporate restructuring; corporate rescue; employment law
Page range476-499
Year2021
Book titleResearch Handbook on Corporate Restructuring
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Place of publicationUnited Kingdom
SeriesResearch Handbooks in Private and Commercial Law
ISBN9781786437464
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4337/9781786437464
Web address (URL)https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/research-handbook-on-corporate-restructuring-9781786437464.html
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Publication dates01 Aug 2021
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Deposited30 Mar 2022
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