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Discharge from bankruptcy—co-operation must be real

Published on: 26 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Discharge from bankruptcy—co-operation must be real
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  • What did the judge decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
  • What practical lessons can those advising take away from this case?

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: In what circumstances will a court discharge an individual’s discharge from bankruptcy, and what level of co-operation is a bankrupt expected to provide to his trustee in bankruptcy? Anna Metcalfe, barrister at St Philips Chambers, considers the appeal decision in Keely v Bell. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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