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 This arrangement has largely been replaced by individual voluntary arrangements.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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  • arrangement — 1) A method of enabling a debtor to enter into an agreement with any creditors (either privately or through the courts) to discharge his or her debts by partial payment, as an alternative to bankruptcy. This is generally achieved by a scheme of… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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