Independent Organizations

In this section are listed the links to some of the most influential non-profit organizations and entities – other than think tanks and professional bodies – which work in the field of cross-border and/or corporate insolvency law.

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The American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) is an honorary public service association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of professionalism plus service to the profession and their communities.

Together with its affiliated Foundation, the College is the largest financial supporter of bankruptcy and insolvency-related pro bono legal service programs in the United States.

INSOL International is a world-wide federation of national associations for academics, accountants and lawyers who specialise in turnaround and insolvency. It has also a European branch (INSOL Europe). INSOL also has ancillary groups that represent the judiciary, regulators, lenders and academics.

Formed in 1982, INSOL has grown in stature to become the leading insolvency association in the world. It is a valuable source of professional knowledge, which is being put to use around the world on diverse projects to the benefit of the business and financial communities.

The International Insolvency Institute (III) is a non-profit, limited membership organization which includes the most senior, experienced and respected practitioners, academics, judges and financial industry professionals in the world.

Its work is dedicated to improving international cooperation in the insolvency field and continually studying, analyzing and providing solutions to problems in cross-border insolvencies and reorganizations.

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) is the U.S.’s largest association of bankruptcy professionals, made up of over 12,000 members in multi-disciplinary roles, including attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and others.

Founded in 1982, ABI plays a leading role in providing congressional leaders and the general public with non-partisan reporting and analysis of bankruptcy regulations, laws and trends.