1. Introducing statutory priorities in corporate solvency 2. The evolution of statutory priorities 3. Theoretical perspectives and visions for statutory priorities 4. The statutory priority of administrative expenses : a matter of rent, requisite expenses and administrator remuneration 5. Employees as priority creditors : still the focus of attention after 180 years of statutory protection 6. Government debt and taxation as a statutory priority 7. Can a new statutory priority for environmental expenses by justified? 8. Consumer prepayments and reward schemes : could these be the next statutory priorities? 9. Musing on other possibilities for statutory priorities 10. The justification of statutory priorities as a keystone to further research and action.