statement of affairs

statement of affairs ˌstatement of afˈfairs noun statements of affairs PLURALFORM [countable] ACCOUNTING LAW
a document showing a company's assets and liabilities at a certain date. A statement of affairs is usually prepared when a company is about to go bankrupt

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statement of affairs UK US noun [C] (plural statements of affairs)
ACCOUNTING a list of a company's or person's assets and debts that is made if they go bankrupt: »

The statement of affairs must be verified by affidavit and delivered to the official receiver.


Their statement of affairs showed a €2m deficiency.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • statement of affairs — Fin a statement, usually prepared by a receiver, in a prescribed form, showing the estimated financial position of a debtor or of a company which may be unable to meet its debts. It contains a summary of the debtor’s assets and liabilities. The… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • statement of affairs — A filing required of a bankrupt, the purpose of which is to render information concerning the bankrupt s financial affairs available to the creditors and trustee in bankruptcy. 9 Am J2d Bankr § 380 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Statement of Financial Affairs — Statement of Financial Af·fairs: a written statement filed by a debtor in bankruptcy that contains information regarding esp. financial records, location of any accounts, prior bankruptcy, and recent or current debt – called also statement of… …   Law dictionary

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