1. Diversity and convergence in insolvency laws in East Asia / Roman Tomasic 2. Insolvency law in Japan / Stacey Steele 3. Insolvency law in Korea / Soogeun Oh 4. The long march towards China's new bankruptcy law / Roman Tomasic and Margaret Wang 5. Insolvency law in Taiwan : the interplay between official and unofficial law / Angus Francis and Neil Andrews 6. Insolvency law in Hong Kong / E.L.G. Taylor 7. Insolvency law in Vietnam / John Gillespie 8. Insolvency law in Laos / Terry Reid 9. Thai insolvency law : one step towards the development of the legal infrastructure for a revitalised economy / Eugene Clark and Sutee Supanit 10. Insolvency law in Malaysia / Bahrin (Kam) Kamarul 11. Insolvency law and institutions in Indonesia / David K. Linnan 12. Insolvency law in Singapore / Victor Yeo and Pauline Gan 13. The corporate insolvency system of the Philippines : experience and reforms / Cesar L. Villanueva 14. Insolvency law in New Zealand / Paul Heath 15. Insolvency law in Australia / Rosalind Mason 16. Culture, insolvency and legal orientalism in Asia : reaching for Goering's revolver / Tim Lindsay 17. Cross-border insolvency in East Asia : formal and informal mechanisms and UNCITRAL's model law / Angus Francis.