Consumer Bankruptcy in Global Perspective
Johanna Niemi-Kiesilšinen, Johanna Niemi-Kiesilainen, Iain Ramsay, William C. Whitford
Hart Publishing, 2003 - Law - 368 pages
Consumer Bankruptcy is an emerging field throughout the world. This book provides a comparative appraisal of global developments in this area. It is one of the first book-length publications focusing on comparative consumer bankruptcy and over-indebtedness. It combines theoretical and empirical studies of bankruptcy regimes and consumer credit in civilian and common law jurisdictions and explores current reform trends. The book will be of interest to academics, policymakers and law reformers as well as to practitioners.
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