Automotive Holiday Deals Books Gift Guide Books Gift Guide Shop Men's Athletic Shoes Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Adele egg_2015 All-New Amazon Fire TV Movember Gifts Under $50 Amazon Gift Card Offer bf15 bf15 bf15 $30 Off Amazon Echo $30 Off Fire HD 6 Kindle Black Friday Deals Shop Now HTL

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Corporate Bankruptcy: Economic and Legal Perspectives

ISBN-13: 978-0521451079
ISBN-10: 0521451078
Why is ISBN important?
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
$92.51 On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
Buy new On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
$185.00 On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
More Buying Choices
14 New from $124.68 12 Used from $61.00
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student

Best Books of the Year So Far
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2015's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.
$185.00 FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Take an Extra 30% Off Any Book: Use promo code HOLIDAY30 at checkout to get an extra 30% off any book for a limited time. Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks. Restrictions apply. Learn more

Editorial Reviews

Book Description

The main purpose of this first comprehensive selection of readings focusing on corporate bankruptcy is to explore the nature and efficiency of corporate reorganization using interdisciplinary approaches drawn from law, economics, business, and finance.

Hero Quick Promo
Holiday Deals in Kindle Books
Save up to 85% on more than 1,000 Kindle Books. These deals are valid until November 30, 2015. Learn more

Product Details

More About the Author

Lawrence A. Weiss is Professor of International Accounting at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Professor Weiss has taught the introductory to advanced financial as well as managerial accounting and finance courses. He previously taught at Georgetown University, IMD, HEC Lausanne, M.I.T.'s Sloan School, INSEAD, Tulane, Babson and McGill University. He received the teacher of the year award while on the faculty of MIT and was repeatedly nominated for best Professor at Fletcher, INSEAD and Tulane University.

Professor Weiss received his B.Comm., Dipolma in Public Accounting, and M.B.A. from McGill University and his Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard University. He began his career as a Canadian Chartered Accountant (equivalent to a CPA in the US) working for KPMG. A member of the American Accounting Association, he has been a discussant and presented numerous papers. Professor Weiss is a recognized expert on US corporate bankruptcy, and has testified before the US Congress on bankruptcy reform. He has also advised corporations on their costing systems, and served as an expert witness in both civil and criminal cases.

Current research has three themes: The reorganization of financially distressed firms; operations management; and the transition from country specific accounting standards (Local GAAP) to one set of global standards (IFRS). His published work includes: "Bankruptcy Resolution: Direct Costs and Violation of Priority of Claims," which won a Journal of Financial Economics All-Star paper award, "Value Destruction in the New Era of Chapter 11" in the Journal of Law Economics and Organizations, and "On the relationship between inventory and financial performance in manufacturing companies," in the International Journal of Operations Management. His book "Corporate Bankruptcy: Economic and Legal Perspectives" was published by Cambridge University Press. Professor Weiss has also published Op Ed's in the New York Times, The Globe and Mail and at

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Corporate Bankruptcy: Economic and Legal Perspectives
This item: Corporate Bankruptcy: Economic and Legal Perspectives
Price: $185.00
Ships from and sold by

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?