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Insolvency Law in East Asia

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In the majority of cases, however, bankruptcy is initiated by the debtor (a "voluntary bankruptcy" that is filed by the insolvent individual or organization). An involuntary bankruptcy petition may not be filed against an individual consumer debtor who is not engaged in business.
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Chapter 4: The Long March towards China's New Bankruptcy Law
Insolvency Law in East Asia (ed R Tomasic, ...... Each of them has registered capital of RMB 10 billion (approximately ... has been able to recover more than 70 percent of its bad loans through negotiated settlement.” ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
China's moves to sap housing bubble, cool prices turn bull market ...
SHANGHAI — Shanghai has Wall Street-size ambitions for its financial markets, and this month, it got a charging bronze bull to match those aspirations. Symbolically, the timing was a tad off. After two years of more or less standing firm while markets elsewhere floundered, China’s share markets are feeling some pain of their own, as investors react to policies aimed at cooling surging housing prices — and to growing uncertainties over how big, bad and messy the fallout will be from the European financial crisis. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has bounced past one-year lows, shedding about 20 percent since the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Thailand's legal recourse when the money runs out – Part II
To continue from where I concluded in the first part of this article, there are various definitions for insolvency as distinct from bankruptcy, but both carry the notion that an individual or a business cannot pay their debts when they fall due. Composition in context of insolvency is significant where the project fails and there is no reasonable prospect it can be rescued, as it avoids the protracted proceedings involved in a bankruptcy case. That said, there must be mutual assent between the debtor and creditors before a composition is created, consideration must furnished, and approval gained from the Bankruptcy Court to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Sidley Austin Management and Executive Committee Member, Thomas W. Albrecht ...
International law firm Sidley Austin has announced that Thomas W. Albrecht, a member of the firm’s Management and Executive Committees, is relocating from its Chicago office to its Hong Kong office to assume responsibilities as Managing Partner for the Asia Pacific region. Thomas A. Cole, Chair of Sidley’s Executive Committee, said, “We are very pleased that Tom has assumed leadership for developing and implementing our strategic plan for the Asia Pacific region. Our appointment of a partner who is highly respected by clients and is also a member of the firm’s Management and Executive Committees underscores our long-standing ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Insolvency Law Reform in Asia and Emerging Global Insolvency Norms ...
Indonesia” (pp 355-373) in Tomasic R (ed), Insolvency Law in East Asia, Aldershot, Ashgate. Publishing, 2006. 53 See for example, Davies, P, ”Enron and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Library of Congress Classification Outline: Class K - Law
Insolvency and bankruptcy. Creditors' rights. K1401-1578. Intellectual property ..... East Asia. KNC1-999. Regional comparative and uniform law. KNE150-499 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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