The Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court has compiled the case-law of the Department of Civil Cases in the application of the regulatory provisions regulating the processes of insolvency and legal protection of natural and legal persons.

The summary includes rulings in all insolvency cases, which in the period from January 2015 to August 2018 have been examined in relation to cassation protests filed in the Department of Civil Cases, as well as the most significant rulings in this area received regarding the cassation appeals filed. Also, the most significant conclusions of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court rulings adopted since 2010 in the field of insolvency law are included in the summary.

The main purpose of the summary of case-law is to inform the law enforcers (judges, insolvency administrators, other insolvency law professionals) about how the Supreme Court has interpreted the relevant provisions regulating the insolvency law. Therefore, the conclusions are systematized in the summary not thematically, but according to the provisions of the law, the interpretation of which can be found in the rulings of the Supreme Court.

Case-law conclusions were systematised by Dr.iur. Reinis Markvarts, Adviser to the Division of Case-law and Research.


Summary of case-law in insolvency cases: 2015 – August 2018


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

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