Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Hardcover | February 15, 2007

byBen Branch, Hugh Ray, Robin Russell

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This book explains in clear and concise language how to wind-down and bring to a successful conclusion the liquidation of a company, where to find hidden values, and what problems to look for. The mystery and legalese is cut through and a simple, understandable guide is provided for thevarious ways of liquidating a company.

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This book explains in clear and concise language how to wind-down and bring to a successful conclusion the liquidation of a company, where to find hidden values, and what problems to look for. The mystery and legalese is cut through and a simple, understandable guide is provided for thevarious ways of liquidating a company.

Dr. Ben S. Branch has been a professor of Finance at the University of Massachusetts since 1975. He has had a major role in three large bankruptcy/liquidations: First Republic Bank (Chairman of the Senior Creditors Committee and Chairman of the Board of the Liquidating Corporation); Bank of New England Corporation (Chapter 7 Trustee);...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 6.18 × 9.41 × 0.91 inPublished:February 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195306988

ISBN - 13:9780195306989

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Table of Contents

1. The Basics of Liquidation2. Chapter 7 Liquidations3. Liquidating in Chapter 114. A Tale of Two Liquidations: Case Studies in Chapter 7 and Chapter 115. Employee Issues6. Day-to-Day Management7. Locating and Disposing of Assets8. Pursuing Litigation9. Claims and Distributions10. Receiverships and Assignments for the Benefits of Creditors11. Closing DownPlus Thirteen Appendices

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"Last Rights is a simple and practical overview to be used by professionals engaged in corporate liquidations. It offers a thoughtful and exceptionally clear presentation of the advantages and disadvantages that will confront them. The real life experiences of the authors add to the value ofthis book. It should be required reading as a guidebook in business and law schools in the study of bankruptcy law and business management."--Honorable William Schultz, former United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas; member of Board of Advisors, Grace and Co. Consultancy,Inc.