Chapter 7

What is Chapter 7?

Chapter 7 meaning in finance terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Chapter 7 refers to a section of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that defines a type of court protection for insolvent individuals or entities. In Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, the insolvent entity’s property is sold off, and the proceeds are used to pay creditors. When the insolvent entity is a company, the secured creditors are paid first, followed by unsecured creditors and, lastly, investors.