UK Bank Insolvency Reform

Capital Markets Law Journal, Vol. 3, p. 320, 2008

8 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2008

Date Written: July 9, 2008


Recent credit difficulties have revealed the potential inadequacies of UK insolvency regimes applicable to credit institutions, prompting the UK regulatory authorities to consult on the possibility of insolvency reform. This article discusses the recent credit crisis, considers the US bank insolvency regimes and reviews some of the proposals for reform of the UK bank insolvency procedures.

Keywords: bank insolvency, UK insolvency reform

JEL Classification: K10, K19, K20, K23, K29, K30, K39

Suggested Citation

Ho, Look Chan, UK Bank Insolvency Reform (July 9, 2008). Capital Markets Law Journal, Vol. 3, p. 320, 2008, Available at SSRN:

Look Chan Ho (Contact Author)

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