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The Norwegian Advisory Council on Bankruptcy is appointed by the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police. The Council consists of representatives from the courts, lawyers, accountants, the administrative authority and the public prosecutor. The Ministry of Justice and the Police is secretariat for the Council. The Norwegian Advisory Council on Bankruptcy is strictly advisory. The Council gives recommedations on the need for changes in the Norwegian bankruptcy system, and in the practice thereof. The Council is set to further and encourage the harmonization of insolvency practice in the country at large. The Council also works to improve the co-ordination of the efforts made by various public authorities related to bankruptcy petitions and proceedings. The Norwegian Advisory Council on Bankruptcy deals only with questions of principle, and does not discuss individual cases.


  • Attorney at law Knut Ro, Ro Sommernes & Co, Oslo, Norway


  • State authorized public accountant Bengt Eriksen, Deloitte, Stavanger, Norway
  • Attorney at law Karen Margrethe Rime, Rime & Co, Oslo, Norway
  • Judge Hanne Tenden, Oslo byfogembete, Norway
  • Deputy Director General John Alfred Sæthre, Directorate of Taxes, Oslo, Norway
  • Public Prosecutor Bård Thorsen, The National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime in Norway, Oslo, Norway
  • Senior Tax Advisor Rakel Ree Lilleholt, The Norwegian Tax Administration, Trondheim, Norway
  • Attrorney at law Stine Snertingdalen, Kvale Advokatfirma Da, Oslo, Norway


  • Marius Finsrud Nilsen, Statens sivilrettsforvaltning

The Norwegian Advisory Council on Bankruptcy can be contacted at the following address:

Statens sivilrettsforvaltning
Postboks 2105 Vika 
0125 Oslo

Telephone: +47 22 99 13 67
e-mail: konkursradet@sivilrett.no

Insolvency in Norway

Publisert: 13. februar .2012

The position of monetary claims in bankruptcy

Publisert: 31. desember .2010

Employees in bankrupt businesses

Publisert: 5. januar .2005

Bookmarks about bankruptcy

Publisert: 26. mai .2004

The position of non-performed contacts

Publisert: 11. november .2003

Bankruptcy in limited companies

Publisert: 15. september .2002

Personal bankruptcy

Publisert: 15. september .2002

Introduction to bankruptcy

Publisert: 15. september .2002
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