What does insolvency mean?
Insolvency means an individual or entity (such as a company) can no longer pay its debts when they fall due. Insolvency can be personal (relating to an individual) or can be corporate (relating to a company). For each type of insolvency, there are different laws, rules and regulations that are applied.
The most common types of corporate insolvency are known as voluntary administration, liquidations and receiverships. The most common type of personal insolvency is known as bankruptcy and personal insolvency agreements.