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Global Insolvency Law Database

November 17, 2015

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The Global Insolvency Legislation Resource provides links to many of the world’s insolvency and related legislation. Click on the region below to display links from countries from that region.

Africa

ANGOLA             

BENIN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

BOTSWANA      

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

BURKINA FASO

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

BURUNDI

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

CAMEROON

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

CABO VERDE     

CENTRAL AFRICA REPUBLIC

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

CHAD

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

COMOROS

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO                

Commercial / Other Laws​

CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

COTE D'IVOIRE

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

ETHIOPIA           

GABON

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

THE GAMBIA    

GHANA               

GUINEA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

GUINEA-BISSAU

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

KENYA

LESOTHO            

LIBERIA

MADAGASCAR 

MALAWI             

MALI

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

MAURITANIA

MOZAMBIQUE

NAMIBIA            

NIGER

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

NIGERIA              

RWANDA           

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

SENEGAL

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

SEYCHELLES       

SIERRA LEONE                  

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

SOMALIA                            

SOUTH AFRICA

SUDAN

SOUTH SUDAN​              

SWAZILAND                      

UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA             

TONGO

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

UGANDA            

ZAMBIA              

ZIMBABWE        

East Asia & Pacific (EAP)

BRUNEI

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

CAMBODIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

CHINA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

FIJI

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

INDONESIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

JAPAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

KIRIBATI

Commercial & Other Laws

SOUTH KOREA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

LAOS

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MALAYSIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MARSHALL ISLANDS

Commercial & Other Laws

MICRONESIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MONGOLIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MYANMAR

Commercial & Other Laws

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

PHILIPPINES

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

SAMOA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

 

SOLOMON ISLANDS

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

SINGAPORE

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

TONGA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

TUVALU

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

VANUATU

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

VIETNAM

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

 

South Asia

AFGHANISTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

BANGLADESH

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial and Other Laws

BHUTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

Companies Act of 2000

NEPAL 

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

INDIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial and Other Laws

PAKISTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

SRI LANKA

Commercial & Other Laws

 

Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA)

ALBANIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

ARMENIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

AZERBAIJAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

  • Law on Mortgage (adopted on 3 July, 1998; entered into force on 19 August 1998)

BELARUS

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

BULGARIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

CROATIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

CZECH REPUBLIC

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

GEORGIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

  • Civil Code (Enacted in June 26, 1997, Date of entry into force November 25 1997 with subsequent amendments)

HUNGARY

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

KAZAKHSTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

LITHUANIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MACEDONIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MOLDOVA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

MONTENEGRO

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

POLAND

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

ROMANIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

SERBIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

SLOVENIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

TAJIKISTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

TURKEY

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

TURKMENISTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

UKRAINE

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

UZBEKISTAN

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

 

Latin American & Caribbean (LAC)

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​​

Commercial / Other Laws​

ARGENTINA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws​

BELIZE

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

BOLIVIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

BRAZIL

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

CHILE

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

COLOMBIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

COSTA RICA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

  • See Commercial Code.

Commercial / Other Laws

CUBA

DOMINICA         

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ECUADOR

EL SALVADOR  

GRENADA 

GUATEMALA

HAITI

HONDURAS       

JAMAICA            

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

MEXICO              

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

NICARAGUA

PANAMA 

PARAGUAY       

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

PERU    

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws​

Commercial / Other Laws

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS     

ST. LUCIA 

ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES      

SURINAME

URUGUAY         

VENEZUELA       

Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

ALGERIA             

BAHRAIN            

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

DJIBOUTI            

EGYPT  

IRAN     

ISRAEL 

JORDAN

KUWAIT              

LEBANON                           

MOROCCO         

OMAN 

Royal Decree No. 29/2002 on Issuing the Law of Civil and Commercial Procedure

Commercial Commercial Law (Law No.4 of 1974, Amended)

QATAR

Law of Commercial Companies (Law No.5 of 2002)

Law of Commercial Companies (Amended 2010)

Civil and Commercial Procedure Law - Law No. 13 of 1990

SAUDI ARABIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws

SYRIA   

TUNISIA              

UAE

YEMEN

Western Europe

AUSTRIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

BELGIUM            

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

DENMARK          

FINLAND             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

FRANCE               

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

GERMANY         

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

GREECE

ICELAND             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

IRELAND             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

ITALY

LUXEMBOURG 

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

NETHERLANDS

NORWAY           

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

PORTUGAL        

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

SPAIN  

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

SWEDEN             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

SWITZERLAND

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

UNITED KINGDOM         

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

Western Europe

AUSTRIA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

BELGIUM            

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

DENMARK          

FINLAND             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

FRANCE               

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

GERMANY         

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

GREECE

ICELAND             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

IRELAND             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

ITALY

LUXEMBOURG 

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

NETHERLANDS

NORWAY           

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

PORTUGAL        

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

SPAIN  

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

SWEDEN             

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

SWITZERLAND

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

UNITED KINGDOM         

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

North America

CANADA

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​

UNITED STATES

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Laws

Commercial & Other Laws​