Bankruptcy and Insolvency in UK Law
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...
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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...
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 ...
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...
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...
US CONSIDERATIONS RESPECTING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION INSOLVENCY
This paper first generally discusses United States bank liquidations under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), and addresses the purposes and impact up...
Bankruptcy and reorganization procedures for cross‐border banks in the EU. Towards an integrated approach to the reform of the EU safety net
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the complexities of reorganizing and/or liquidating troubled banks under the European Union's (EU) current institutional framework as it is defined ...
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