A universalist approach By Margaret Taylor 21 May 2012 14:54 17 December 2015 13:04 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Puzzled lawyer 21 May 2012 at 16:55 “The line of authorities that has led to Rubin in the Court of Appeal are consistent in their approval of a ’universalist’ approach to cross-border insolvencies. Universalism reacts against the current position, which can lead to each jurisdiction in which an insolvent debtor’s assets are situated dealing with those assets and the local creditors in accordance with local rules. This leads to inevitable inconsistencies between the pay-out of a creditor in Country A as against a creditor in Country B.” But Rubin isn’t about the treatment of creditors in different countries though, is it? Isn’t it about the position of debtors…? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.