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- The New German Insolvency Code. Paulus, Christoph G. // Texas International Law Journal;Winter98, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p141
Examines the German Insolvency Code (InsO), which becomes law in January 1999. Reunification of Germany in her insolvency law; Separate codes for a composition and for liquidation; Creditors' responsibility for deciding whether the debtor will be liquidated or reorganized; Reduction of workers'...
- Fitch examines probability of European loan recoveries. Shaw, Joy // High Yield Report;10/18/99, Vol. 10 Issue 40, p1
Highlights the results of a Fitch IBCA Inc. report that compares insolvency legislation in Germany, Great Britain and France.
- The new value exception to absolute priority in bankruptcy. Basil, Brian A. // Commercial Law Journal;Fall96, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p290
Focuses on the rule of absolute priority in bankruptcy law. Provision that claims of unsecured creditors must be satisfied in full before any interest junior to the claims of unsecured creditors may receive or retain any property under a Chapter 11 plan of reorganization; Historical development...
- Victorian values. Walker, Peter // Credit Management;Mar2001, p30
Focuses on the restrictions established by the judges of the Court of Appeal on the old order of insolvency law in Great Britain. Case background; Rules government Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA); Judges' concern with Victorian values.
- Partisan fighting shelves bankruptcy bill for now. Ramey, Joanna // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/22/1999, Vol. 178 Issue 57, p22
Presents news updates pertaining to the proposed bankruptcy bill in the United States as of September 22, 1999. Procedural fight between Senate Republicans and Democrats; Remarks of Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott regarding the proposed bill.
- What's the change with bankruptcy reform law? Terenzi, Ronald M. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);07/30/99, Vol. 46 Issue 31, p9B
Focuses on the bankruptcy reform bill approved by the United States House of Representatives in May 1999. Main goal of the bill; Changes in the rights and obligations of parties involved in bankruptcy proceedings; Eligibility for homestead exemptions; Business provisions focusing on small...
- Financial products language may face uphill battle in new legislation. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;03/29/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30608, p30
Reports on the prospects for a bankruptcy bill being considered in the United States Congress. Key provisions; Bond market representatives' views on the bill's financial products provisions; Consumer issued addressed by the proposed legislation.
- Bankruptcy reform on hold. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;11/19/1999, Vol. 178 Issue 99, p2
Forecasts that the proposed United States bankruptcy reform legislation will be put off until the year 2000 legislative calendar.
- Despite lobbying, bankruptcy law stalls again. Blacklidge, Julie // Fort Worth Business Press;10/25/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 43, p1
Reports on the delay of a U.S. bankruptcy bill that would make it more difficult for individuals to eliminate their debt. Debate over a provision that would prohibit anti-abortion protesters from filing for bankruptcy in order to avoid paying court fines; Key problems identified by the National...
- More power to the people? Sherwood, Michelle // Credit Management;Mar2003, p38
Provides an overview of the corporate insolvency/rescue provisions contained in the Enterprise Act 2002 and its impact on unsecured creditors. Abolition of receivership and Crown Preference; Provision for an amount of money to be set aside for unsecured creditors; Purpose of the new procedure.