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Modernizing Italy's Bankruptcy Law

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2007-12
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2007-12
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Reforming bankruptcy laws is difficult for many reasons. First of all, attitudes in Italy toward bankruptcy make it a difficult subject to generate support for. Secondly, bankruptcy reforms are complex and lengthy. They require changes not only to the bankruptcy law but also to other important parts of the legal framework, such as the codes of civil procedures and, in the case of Italy, the penal code. Finally, they require support from those that must implement them. This paper outlines the author experience in leading the commission for the reform of the bankruptcy law and the lessons learned from it.
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Vietti, Michele. 2007. Modernizing Italy's Bankruptcy Law. IFC Smart Lessons Brief. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/10628 License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO.
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