Bankruptcy judge

The bankruptcy judge is a magistrate and member of the commercial court. Often with a background in the private sector, they are responsible for accelerating and monitoring operations and managing the liquidation of a bankruptcy conducted by the receiver.

Updated 16/08/2017

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