arrangement with creditors

arrangement with creditors
A plan of a debtor for the settlement, satisfaction, or extension of the time of payment of his debts. Chapter 11 of the federal Bankruptcy Code provides for a device whereby, under the protection and supervision of the court, a financially troubled business may work out an agreement with its creditors under a reorganization plan permitting it to stay in business, rather than going bankrupt. Arrangements of individual debtors with their creditors are provided for under Chapter 13 of the Code.
composition with creditors

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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