Judicial Sales of Ships: A Comparative Study by Lief BleyenJudicial Sales of Ships: A Comparative Study by Lief Bleyen

Judicial Sales of Ships: A Comparative Study

byLief Bleyen

Paperback | December 23, 2015

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This work focuses on a specific aspect of the enforcement of maritime claims, namely judicial sales of ships, a procedure creditors typically resort to in the event of an irreversible default situation. A substantial part of the book approaches the topic from a comparative perspective, the goal being to assess the similarities and differences of the judicial sale procedure between three specific jurisdictions: Belgium, the Netherlands, and England & Wales. In this study, the comparison is used to further analyse the impacts of these differences on the effectiveness and reliability of the judicial sale procedure in each jurisdiction and also forms the basis for assessing the feasibility of harmonising judicial sale procedures and fostering their acceptance. Considering the international character typical of judicial sales of ships, conflict-of-law questions are very likely to arise during these procedures. Accordingly, the comparative study, where appropriate, is viewed against a private international law background.


Title:Judicial Sales of Ships: A Comparative StudyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pagesPublished:December 23, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319243748

ISBN - 13:9783319243740

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Existing international and European legal framework for judicial sales of ships.- Comparative analysis: Belgium.- Comparative analysis: The Netherlands.- Comparative analysis: England and Wales.- Comparative analysis: Summary.- International legal framework for recognition of foreign judicial sales of ships.- Main conclusions.