deed of arrangement
A formal arrangement made by an individual (not a company) with his creditors in place of bankruptcy. This arrangement has largely been replaced by individual voluntary arrangements.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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