- The trustee's job is to liquidate bankrupt companies to repay bondholders.
- Lawyers are aggressively suing on behalf of bankrupt companies to recoup money paid to creditors
- Cantillon quickly built up a successful banking business and paid off the debts of his bankrupt uncle despite the very chaotic financial conditions in France.
- Britain, bankrupt and exhausted by the war, lost the will to hold what it had.
- There's virtue to such curiosity and research, but it could also leave an exhausted writer holding an emotionally bankrupt manuscript in calloused hands.
- Because when we're emotionally bankrupt by virtue of having burned ourselves out, then we have nothing to give.
- In truth, he was politically bankrupt after 2000, and he is not all that much stronger today.
- But we will provide more effective protection against the small minority of bankrupts who abuse their creditors and the public.
- The reason for the foregoing restraint on bankrupts ' pursuing claims in relation to their property which they owned before a sequestration order is well explained in the cases.
- The law permits bankrupts to sue for libel and keep any money awarded from such suits.
- ‘They did shut the Wysick before and it nearly bankrupted him,’ he said.
- The flip side to that, however, is that it also nearly bankrupted us in the process.
- However, the house nearly bankrupted him and it was bought in 1707 by the Dalrymple family, who dominated Scottish law in the 18th century.
Mid 16th century: from Italian banca rotta 'broken bench', from banca (see bank2) and rompere 'to break'. The change in the ending was due to association with Latin rupt- 'broken'.
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