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Effects of bankruptcy on spouses' personal debts
  • Belgium
  • December 7 2018

The former Bankruptcy Statute of 1997 included a principle that a natural person could be discharged of their remaining and outstanding debts - a

Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, Global
  • October 24 2018

Singapore’s new (the Omnibus Bill) was passed by parliament on 1 October 2018 and is expected to come into force later this year or in early 2019. The

Myanmar Postcard - Our Top Picks for April 2018
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • Myanmar
  • February 27 2018

Welcome to the fourth edition of our monthly Myanmar update in 2018. We have distilled the top news items into this summary 'speed read'.

Restructuring & Insolvency in the Bahamas
  • Lennox Paton
  • Bahamas, Global
  • December 15 2017

A structured guide to restructuring and insolvency laws in the Bahamas

High Court Considers Veto of Secured Lenders in Personal Insolvency Applications
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • June 20 2017

Baker J in the High Court has given three recent judgments in matters concerning Section 115A(9) of the Personal Insolvency Acts 2012 - 2015 (the

Court clarifies bankruptcy issues
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • June 16 2017

Three recent decisions clarify issues around personal bankruptcy proceedings. These include: compromise proposals procedures for substitution of

Bankruptcy basics for community association boards of directors
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Over the last decade, community associations (like other businesses) have been forced to navigate the “Great Recession” and continued recovery. The

Effective debt relief rules to be introduced in Slovakia
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Slovakia
  • July 28 2016

Despite its introduction to the Slovak legal system in 2006, current laws on debt relief within the framework of bankruptcy of natural persons have

Supreme Court Expands Creditors’ by Allowing Denial of a Discharge Under Sec. 523(a)(2)(A) if Debtor Transfers Assets in Violation of State Fraudulent Transfer Statute
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

Section 523(a)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code allows a creditor to obtain a judgment denying its debtor a discharge of debts incurred by false

Fraudulent Transfer Judgments May Survive a Debtor’s Bankruptcy Filing: Supreme Court Clarifies Meaning of “Actual Fraud”
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

A Supreme Court ruling this week should give creditors a powerful tool to collect their debts from debtors who try to transfer assets before seeking