Preventive Composition Scheme in Oman as a Rescue Scheme: Still a Myth?

In: Arab Law Quarterly
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  • 1 Assistant Professor in Commercial Law, College of Law, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

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Abstract

This article examines Oman’s Commercial Code’s preventive composition scheme with creditors. Various conditions that a trader needs to meet in order to apply for preventive composition are highlighted. Then, the issues of management displacement, of staying creditors’ actions during the proceedings and of cramming-down dissenting creditors are examined. The article concludes by demonstrating that the preventive composition scheme in Oman is far from being a rescue scheme.