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Lawyers clash over debt discharge in Chapter 7 case

By Dominic Lawson

09 August 2019

Lawyers clash over debt discharge in Chapter 7 case Quito, Ecuador / iStock.com/4FR

A Florida court has made a series of rulings in adversary proceedings launched against the former controller of an insolvent Ecuadorian bank, but lawyers for the parties have clashed over whether they mean his debts - including a UK Privy Council judgment - can be discharged.