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Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Brazilian Banking Law Consumer Defense Code for Bank Customers The Brazilian Central Bank (BACEN) has recently issued Resolution nº 2.878/01, which is already being called the "Consumer Defense Code for Banking Clients" (CDCB).

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

According to the Instituto Federal de Especialistas de Concursos Mercantiles's (“IFECOM”) Fifth Bi-annual Report presented on Dec. 3, 2002, only 63 cases have been filed in Mexico under the Ley de Concursos Mercantiles. These 63 cases involve 90 debtors: four individuals and 86 entities, approximately 55,500 creditors and NP$31,500 million in claims.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

In Re BRAC Rent-A-Car International Inc., Mr. Justice Lloyd, sitting in the High Court Chancery Division in London appears to have extended the scope of Article 3 of the Regulation.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

The Department of Trade and Industry recently published statistics showing insolvencies in England and Wales in the fourth quarter of 2002. There were 4,323 company insolvencies in that period, an increase of 11.1 percent from the previous quarter and an increase of 14.9 percent compared to the same period a year ago.


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