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Act of bankruptcy

Act of bankruptcy in the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser Based on the Business Encyclopaedia and Legal Adviser , by W.S.M. Knight, Barrister –at – Law. A person becomes a bankrupt only after petition to the Court. The petition may be presented by the debtor himself or by the [...]

Categories: A, Bankruptcy, and su1. Tags: AC.



Adjudication

Definition of Adjudication In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Adjudication : 1. The formal judgment or decision of a court or tribunal. 2. A decision by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue as to the amount (if any) of *stamp duty payable on a [...]

Categories: A, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal law, Legislation, and su1. Tags: AD.



Bankruptcy

Definition of Bankruptcy In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bankruptcy : The state of a person who has been adjudged by a court to be insolvent (Compare winding-up). The court orders the compulsory administration of a bankrupt's affairs so that his [...]

Categories: B, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: BA, Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Long Read, and Partnership Dissolution.



Bankruptcy Order

Definition of Bankruptcy Order In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bankruptcy Order : A court order that makes a debtor bankrupt. When the order is made, ownership of all the debtor's property is transferred either to a court officer known as the [...]

Categories: B, Bankruptcy, and su1. Tags: BA and Short Read.



Bankruptcy Petition

Definition of Bankruptcy Petition In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bankruptcy Petition : An application to the High Court or a county court for a *bankruptcy order to be made against an insolvent debtor. See bankruptcy.

Categories: B, Bankruptcy, and su1. Tags: BA and Short Read.



Bankruptcy Procedure

History Summary of procedure For the convenience of readers who may require more detailed information, the accompanying summary of some of the more important provisions of the law relating to bankruptcy procedure is submitted. It must be borne in mind, however, that the subject is in [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning, Finance Law, Procedures, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, and Procedure Law.



Company Reconstructions

History When a company reconstructs, as it often does in these days, the rights of debenture-holders have to be provided for. Reconstructions are mainly of two kinds—(1) by arrangement, under the Joint Stock Companies Arrangement Act 1870, amended in 1900 and 1907, incorporated in act of 1908 [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, C, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, CO, Companies, Company Law, Company Reconstructions, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, and Insolvency Law.



Compulsory Winding-up

Definition of Compulsory Winding-Up In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Compulsory Winding-Up : A procedure for winding up a company by the court based on a petition made under circumstances listed in the Insolvency Act 1986. The main grounds for this type [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, C, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, CO, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Short Read, and Winding-up.



Debt

Definition of Debt In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Debt : 1. A sum of money owed by one person or group to another. 2. The obligation to pay a sum of money owed. History Debt (Lat. debitum, a thing owed), a definite sum due by one person to [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, D, and su1. Tags: DE, Debtors, and Debts.



Equitable Winding-up

Minority protection in Company Law Refine your research by picking one of the below sections, including the The statutory remedies. The statutory remedies Insolvency Act : Just and equitable winding-up Find under this subsection information about Insolvency Act : Just and equitable winding-up [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, E, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, EQ, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Minority Protection, and Short Read.



Financial Restructuring

Voluntary arrangements under ss– Insolvency Act Find under this subsection information about Voluntary arrangements under ss– Insolvency Act in relation to Financial restructuring. Sale under the articles

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning, F, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Company Reconstructions, FI, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, and Short Read.



Fraud Investigation

Fraud Investigations by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency There is more information about this section in the entry about Fraud Investigations by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency in this legal Encyclopedia. Serious Fraud Offices Investigations and Prosecutions There is more [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Criminal law, Estate Planning, Finance Law, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Criminal Procedure, Finance, Financial Law, Fraud, Insolvencies, and Insolvency Law.



Insolvency

Resources See Also Further Reading Insolvency in the Encyclopedia of Britain Insolvency in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Insolvency in the Halsbury's Laws of England Insolvency in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Insolvency in the Jowitt's Dictionary [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning, Finance Law, I, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Corporate Form, Finance, Financial Law, IN, Insolvencies, and Insolvency Law.



Insolvency Law

Resources See Also Further Reading Insolvency Law in the Encyclopedia of Britain Insolvency Law in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Insolvency Law in the Halsbury's Laws of England Insolvency Law in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Insolvency Law in the [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Finance Law, I, and su1. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Finance, Financial Law, IN, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, and Short Read.



Lloyd Kenyon

Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron (1732-1802), lord chief-justice of England, was descended by his father’s side from an old Lancashire family; his mother was the daughter of a small proprietor in Wales. He was born at Gredington, Flintshire, on the 5th of October 1732. Educated at Ruthin grammar [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy and su1. Tags: British History.



Meeting of Creditors

History: First Meeting of Creditors This meeting is summoned by the official receiver, notice being given in the London Gazette and in a local paper, and sent by post to each creditor. A summary of the statement of affairs should accompany the notice, with any observations by the [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, and su1.



Sequestration

Sequestration (Scottish Bankruptcy) Scottish Bankruptcy Legislation: History In Scotland, as in England, the law of bankruptcy arose as a remedy against the frauds of insolvent debtors. It was declared by an act of the Scottish parliament (1621, c. 18) that no debtor after insolvency [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, and su1. Tags: Scotland.



Small Bankruptcies

History When the official receiver reports, or the court is otherwise satisfied that the debtor's property is not likely to realize more than £300, the court may make an order for the summary administration of the estate, in which case, if the debtor is adjudged bankrupt, the official [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, and su1.



Termination of Contract

Buyer's Right to Termination of Contract Note: see the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980. Statutes Sale of Goods Act 1979 as amended in 1994 and 1995. Judicial Decisions Afovos Shipping Co. v. Pagnan [1983] 1 W.L.R. 195. Agricultores [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Estate Planning, Finance Law, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Building, Construction, Contract Law, Contracts, Engineering, Featured, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Long Read, and Sale of Goods.