Background Note | HBS Case Collection | June 1998 (Revised June 1998)

Bankruptcy: A Debtor's Perspective

by Howard H. Stevenson and Michael J. Roberts


Describes the business and legal context surrounding personal and corporate bankruptcy.

Keywords: Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Financial Condition; Legal Liability; Personal Finance; Loss; Business or Company Management;


Stevenson, Howard H., and Michael J. Roberts. "Bankruptcy: A Debtor's Perspective." Harvard Business School Background Note 898-278, June 1998. (Revised June 1998.)