Debt S Dominion

Author: David A. Skeel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691116372
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This text probes the political dynamics behind this system and provides an account of the journey American bankruptcy law has taken from its beginnings in 1800 to the present day. "An extremely useful book.

Debt S Dominion

Author: David A. Skeel Jr.
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400828503
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As different as twenty-first century America is from the horse-and-buggy era origins of our bankruptcy laws, Skeel shows that the same political factors continue to shape our unique response to financial distress.

Republic Of Debtors

Author: Bruce H Mann
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674040546
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By 1800, imprisonment for debt was under attack and insolvency was no longer seen as a moral failure, merely an economic setback. In Republic of Debtors, authorBruce H. Mann illuminates this crucial transformation in early American society.

The Engine Of Enterprise

Author: Rowena Olegario
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067491550X
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David Skeel, Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton
, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001), pp. 52–54. 173. Bradley Hansen, “The
People's Welfare and the Origins of Corporate Reorganization: The Wabash
Receivership Reconsidered,” Business History Review 74, no. 3 (Autumn 2000):
377–405, pp. 379–382. One party who retained control of the reorganized
railroad was Jay Gould. 174. Tabb, “History of the Bankruptcy Laws,” p. 22;
Tufano, “Business ...

Sovereign Debt

Author: Robert W. Kolb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118017555
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He is the author of The New Financial Deal (John Wiley & Sons, 2010), Icarus in
the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They
Came From (Oxford, 2005), and Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in
America (Princeton, 2001), as well as "Redesigning the International Lender of
Last Resort” (Chicago Journal of International Law, 2005, with Patrick Bolton)
and other articles on sovereign debt, bankruptcy, and corporate law. He also has
 ...

Ruin And Redemption

Author: Thomas G. W. Telfer
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 0802093434
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2 See David A. Skeel Jr, Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in
America (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001) ch. 1. 3 James Crowe to
Wilfrid Laurier (18 December 1909); Wilfrid Laurier to James Crowe, Erie, PA (21
December 1909) in Laurier Papers (reel C-884, p. 163913). 4 Editorial, “Shall We
Have a Bankruptcy Law?” (1858) 4 UCLJ 2, pp. 3–4; Editorial, “A Bankruptcy Law
Required” (1863) 9 UCLJ 141, pp. 141–2; Editorial, “Colonial Bankruptcy Law” (
1861)7 ...

Icarus In The Boardroom

Author: David Skeel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195346596
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The Icaran failure of an ordinary entrepreneur isn't headline news. But put Icarus in the corporate boardroom and, as David Skeel vividly demonstrates, the ripple effects can be profound.

Across The Great Divide

Author: Martin Neil Baily
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN: 0817917861
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David A. Skeel Jr. is the S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law at the
University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is the author of The New Financial
Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences (
Wiley, 2011); Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate
America and Where They Came From (Oxford University Press, 2005); Debt's
Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton University Press,
2001); and ...

National Journal

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Congress wrote bankruptcy acts in 1800, 1841, and 1867, only to repeal them in
1803, 1843, and 1878. The tide began to shift in the 1880s. In his 2001 book,
Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America, University of
Pennsylvania law professor David Skeel attributed the change in part to the rise
of trade associations. The National Convention of Boards of Trade and die
National Convention of Representatives of Commercial Bodies were formed to
lobby for bankruptcy ...