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PER: Potchefstroomse Elektroniese Regsblad

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Abstract

OMAR, PJ. Cross-border jurisdiction and assistance in insolvency: the position in Malaysia and Singapore. PER [online]. 2008, vol.11, n.1, pp. 158-211. ISSN 1727-3781.

Malaysia and Singapore are members of the common law family and have 'inherited' their company and insolvency law from models in use in the United Kingdom with influences from Australia. It is the purpose of this article to outline the law in relation to cross-border insolvency, particularly the winding up of foreign companies, the co-operation provisions in bankruptcy and insolvency as well as more recent moves to redevelop insolvency through UNCITRAL and Asian Development Bank initiatives.

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