particularly in foreign proceedings, or state court proceedings, a person appointed by the court to take custody of a debtor's property (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)A person or corporation appointed by a person who holds a debenture or other security agreement, giving that person authority to take possession of and sell the asset(s) specified in the debenture. A Receiver cannot manage or operate a company for more than 14 days. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)A person appointed by a court to manage property in litigation (SA-Bankruptcy.com)
United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.
Glossary of Bankruptcy.