The Evolution of Bankruptcy and insolvency laws and the case of the deed of company arrangement

This article considers the process of historical development of the bankruptcy and insolvency laws in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia. The central point is to demonstrate that the process has been one ofprogressive liberalisation of consequences accompanied either by increased regulation or new and innovate flexible techniques of creditor involvement. We conclude the article with an examination ofthe operation ofthe deed ofcompany arrangement, or DOCA, in Australia and a recent liberalisation involving a practitioner-led

32 pages


If you can spare a few dollars for the creators of this website to continue their research to bring you more great content, any amount, no matter how great or small, would be greatly appreciated.

If you appreciate our work, please click here to make a donation