Define: Voluntary Arrangement

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Definition: Voluntary Arrangement


Quick Summary of Voluntary Arrangement


The CVA is a form of composition, similar to the personal IVA (individual voluntary arrangement), where an insolvency procedure allows a company with debt problems or that is insolvent to reach a voluntary agreement with its business creditors regarding repayment of all, or part of its corporate debts over an agreed period of time.


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What is the dictionary definition of Voluntary Arrangement?

Dictionary Definition


  1. A Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) is a procedure provided for by the Insolvency Act 1986, in which a company may come to an arrangement with it’s creditors to pay off it’s debts and to manage it’s affairs so that it resolves it’s financial difficulties.
  2. An Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) is a similar agreement between a debtor and his creditors (also under the Insolvency Act 1986). It takes the form of either a scheme of arrangement or a composition and can be made either before or after a bankruptcy order is made.

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Full Definition of Voluntary Arrangement


The CVA is a form of composition, similar to the personal IVA (individual voluntary arrangement), where an insolvency procedure allows a company with debt problems or that is insolvent to reach a voluntary agreement with its business creditors regarding repayment of all, or part of its corporate debts over an agreed period of time.


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This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.