Register of Insolvencies

The register of insolvencies is a statutory register about the insolvency of individuals and businesses in Scotland.

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Statistics & data

This section provides statistical information on the volume of cases administrated and managed by The Accountant in Bankruptcy and her appointed agents.

These pages provide detailed information on:

Annual Reports  
  • contain a summary of the work carried out by and on behalf of The Accountant in Bankruptcy including commentary and items of topical interest.
Quarterly Reports  
  • high level overview of case numbers, includes statistical reporting of trends and changes during that period. These reports include a brief commentary.
Historical case data  
  • details of sequestrations and protected trust deeds registered, discharged and average dividends paid from 1997 to 2007

Bankruptcy Restriction Orders and Undertakings

  • recorded data of all Bankruptcy Restriction Orders and Undertakings administered by The Accountant in Bankruptcy.
Protected trust deeds  
  • Statistical information on protected trust deeds (PTD)

Corporate Insolvencies

  • recorded data on all Scottish Voluntary Members Liquidations, Voluntary Creditors Liquidations, Compulsary Liquidations and Receiverships recorded by Accountant in Bankruptcy.
Statements on Expenditure  
  • statements on expenditure and breakdown of types of expenditure. Quarterly data published by Accountant in Bankruptcy as required under the Public Services Reform Act 2010.
  • Scottish Diligence Statistics Reports by financial year providing figures for diligence - the term for various processes of civil enforcement in Scottish law. Breakdown by sheriffdom and commentary provided.


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