Definition of insolvency
: the fact or state of being insolvent : inability to pay debts
Examples of insolvency in a Sentence
unless the economy improves, many resorts in the area face insolvency
Recent Examples of insolvency from the Web
The ventures are examples of the risky investment strategies that, along with overly generous benefits, led the pension to the brink of insolvency, The Dallas Morning News reports .
In 2016, ICICI began an insolvency proceeding against Innoventive, the first move by a bank to recover assets under the new law.
Despite last week’s announcement that General Motors actually made a profit for the quarter–thanks to overseas sales–the company’s woes still point to long-term insolvency.
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Additional Notes on insolvency
Insolvency matters are covered under the Bankruptcy Code.
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