Common Credit Management Terms

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  • Quorum
    The minimum number of creditors who must be present in person or by proxy to conduct business or to take a vote. At a meeting of creditors, one creditor present, in person or by proxy, who has filed a provable claim with the trustee prior to the meeting, constitutes a quorum.

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