Bankruptcy and Insolvency in UK Law
- Bankruptcy and insolvency
Seeking Shelter in Personal Insolvency Law: Recession, Eviction, and Bankruptcy's Social Safety Net
Many legal systems understand consumer insolvency laws as social insurance, providing relief and a ‘fresh start’ to over‐indebted households who fall through gaps in the social safety net. Personal...
- Insolvency: The Regular Payment of Debts. The Law Reform Commission of Australia. [Report No. 6, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. 1977. 156 pp. No price given.]: Handbook on Bankruptcy and Deeds of Arrangement Law and Practice, being a third edition of Ivan Cruchley's Handbook on Bankruptcy Law and Practice. By Michael Crystal and Brinsley Nicholson. [London: Oyez Publishing. 1978. xli + 268 pp. £15·00.]
France: Criminal Liability for Fraudulent Bankruptcy
Banqueroute, or fraudulent bankruptcy, is the most serious criminal offence that may arise out of insolvency proceedings, known as redressement judiciaire: this single procedure unifies earlier pro...... ... for Fraudulent Bankruptcy David Peacock Banqueroute, or fraudulent bankruptcy, is the most serious criminal offence that may arise out of insolvency proceedings, known as redressement judi-ciaire: this single procedure unifies earlier proce-dures (Statute 85-98 of 25th January, 1985). It is ... ...
Making Sense of the Numbers: The Shift from Non‐consensual to Consensual Debt Relief and the Construction of the Consumer Debtor
This article analyses trends in the number of individual insolvency proceedings in England and Wales, particularly a shift from non‐consensual debt relief to consensual Individual Voluntary Arrange...... ... Îser* This article analyses trends in the number of individual insolvency proceedings in England and Wales, particularly a shift from non- ... , it builds on American scholarship linking the development of bankruptcy rates to the con- struction of the consumer debtor. Based on this theory ... ...
The German consumer bankruptcy law and moral hazard – the case of indebted immigrants
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate to what extent the increased insolvency filings by migrants since the enactment of the consumer insolvency law in 1999 is associated with moral ...... ... Researcher, Gelderland, SP, The NetherlandsAbstractPurpose –The purpose of this paper is to investigate to what extent the increased insolvency ﬁlings bymigrants since the enactment of the consumer insolvency law in 1999 is associated with moral hazard. Itdescribes the proﬁle of ... ...
The Quiet‐Loud‐Quiet Politics of Post‐Crisis Consumer Bankruptcy Law: The Case of Ireland and the Troika
A decade after the Global Financial Crisis, many developed economies continue to strain under excessive household debt. This article presents evidence suggesting that the failure of policymakers to...... ... Post-crisis popular interest in technical issues of personal insolvency law created only a narrow space of political opportunity ... Soon these questions returned to the domain of technocratic actors and corporate ... ...
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Appeal from an order of a registrar
... ... appeal.1An appeal from a district judge is to a registrar in bankruptcy or High Court judge, depending on the court hearing the case.2An appeal ... Insolvency proceedings no longer have their own ‘special’ appellant’s notice, ... ...
Personal Insolvency in Australia: An Increasingly Middle Class Phenomenon
... ... 1 Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia, Annual Report by the Inspector-General in Bankruptcy on the Operation of the Bankruptcy Act 2008-2009 (2009) 7 ... ...
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