Preference IVA Glossary
What is Preference?
A payment or other transaction in the six month to two year period preceding a liquidation, administration or bankruptcy, which places a creditor or a person connected with the insolvent, respectively, in a better position than they would have been otherwise. A liquidator, administrator or trustee in bankruptcy may recover any sums which are found to be preferences.
(Please Note: The definitions are not intended to be exhaustive summaries of the Law. They are based on material from The Insolvency Act 1986 , and other Acts dealing with this subject.)
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