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Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Insolvency: A Modular Approach

Riz Mokal, Ronald Davis, Alberto Mazzoni, Irit Mevorach, Madam Justice Barbara Romaine, Janis Sarra, Ignacio Tirado, and Stephan Madaus


This volume examines the current resolution process for distressed micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and proposes a different, more appropriate, ‘modular’ approach to the treatment of such entities when faced with insolvency proceedings. MSMEs play a vital role in virtually all global economies. They are a primary means of employment and the vehicle by which entrepreneurs bring new business propositions to the market and deliver a range of products and services to local economies. MSMEs tend to be more reliant than larger businesses on favourable legal and regulatory climates in or ... More

Keywords: MSMEs, insolvency, stakeholders, financial distress, entrepreneurial bankruptcy, discharge, creditors, accountability, policy objectives, policymakers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198799931
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198799931.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Riz Mokal, author
Barrister; Honorary Professor of Law and Legal Theory, South Square Chambers; University College London

Ronald Davis, author
Associate Professor of Law, University of British Columbia, Canada

Alberto Mazzoni, author
Professor of Commercial Law and International Trade Law, Catholic University of Milan; President of UNIDROIT