Routes to Reorganisation: A Comparative Study of the Insolvency Procedures Available in the UAE, KSA, US and England and Wales

January 2024
Region: Global

This insight provides a comparative summary of the insolvency procedures that are available in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), England and Wales, and the US. It compares which debtor-in-possession, office-holder and terminal procedures are available in each of those jurisdictions, as well as considering the extent to which the UAE and KSA insolvency laws provide a framework for the recognition of cross-border insolvency.

The insight explains how the laws in those countries have developed to support reorganisation and how those changes have been informed by the established frameworks that exist in England and Wales, and the US.