Bankruptcy Petition

Some articles on bankruptcy, bankruptcy petition, petition:

Bankruptcy In The United Kingdom - Bankruptcy in England and Wales
... Bankruptcy in England and Wales is governed by Part IX of the Insolvency Act 1986 (as amended) and by the Insolvency Rules 1986 (as amended) ... The term bankruptcy applies only to individuals, not to companies or other legal entities ... An individual may be made bankrupt only by court order following the presentation of a bankruptcy petition ...
Chapter 9, Title 11, United States Code - Notable Chapter 9 Bankruptcies - Petitions For Chapter 9 Relief That Were Denied
... In 1991, the petition for relief filed by the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was denied ... The case was dismissed because the bankruptcy court concluded that Bridgeport, although financially distressed, was not insolvent within the meaning of the eligibility criteria of Chapter 9 ... requested permission from the Governor under Michigan's authorizing law to file a petition for Chapter 9 Bankruptcy, but was denied ...
Fraudulent Conveyance - Individual Jurisdictions - United States
... The second is found in the federal Bankruptcy Code ... The UFTA and the Bankruptcy Code both provide that a transfer made by a debtor is fraudulent as to a creditor if the debtor made the transfer with the "actual intention to hinder, delay or defraud" any creditor of ... In the context of bankruptcy, the bankruptcy trustee may void a fraudulent transfer only if it was undertaken within two years of the filing of the ...

Famous quotes containing the words petition and/or bankruptcy:

    Clay answered the petition by declaring that while he looked on the institution of slavery as an evil, it was ‘nothing in comparison with the far greater evil which would inevitably flow from a sudden and indiscriminate emancipation.’
    State of Indiana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    A woman’s whole life is a history of the affections. The heart is her world: it is there her ambition strives for empire; it is there her avarice seeks for hidden treasures. She sends forth her sympathies on adventure; she embarks her whole soul on the traffic of affection; and if shipwrecked, her case is hopeless—for it is a bankruptcy of the heart.
    Washington Irving (1783–1859)