Disclaiming onerous property in insolvency: A comparative study

Omar, Paul (2010) Disclaiming onerous property in insolvency: A comparative study. International Insolvency Review, 19 (1). pp. 41-63. ISSN 1180-0518

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Abstract

Insolvency practitioners in charge of certain insolvency procedures have a facility open to them to disclaim property deemed to be onerous and whose retention as part of the debtor's estate may affect the mass of creditors. This article takes a comparative survey of a number of jurisdictions in the common-law and civil-law worlds. Its purpose is to assess whether work carried out at international level seeking to benchmark insolvency procedures generally should be revised to take into account enviornmental concerns in relation to such disclaimed property.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Depositing User: Paul Omar
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:09
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2012 22:05
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29819
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