Floating Charges in Scotland: New Perspectives and Current Issues

Jonathan Hardman (Co-Editor), Alisdair Macpherson (Co-Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


The floating charge is vital to secured transactions in Scotland and plays a key role in access to finance and corporate insolvency. Leading experts at the forefront of the topic deliver wide-ranging coverage of the history, theory, practice and potential reform of Scotland's floating charge. They examine floating charges from diverse approaches including ‘black letter’, socio-legal, law and economics, and comparative perspectives.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages536
ISBN (Electronic)9781474458740, 9781474458733
ISBN (Print)9781474458726, 9781399530170
Publication statusPublished - May 2022

Publication series

NameEdinburgh Studies In Law
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


  • commercial law
  • comparative law
  • corporate insolvency
  • financial law
  • floating charge
  • insolvency law
  • property
  • property law
  • Scots law
  • secured transactions


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