assignment into bankruptcy
assignment into bankruptcy
The act of a person who places himself or his company into bankruptcy pursuant to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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