Why Lithuanians prefer to go bankrupt abroad

After Lithuania legalized bankruptcy procedures for individuals three years ago, only 17 people have made use of the relief from their debts by declaring bankruptcy. Another 900 have started bankruptcy procedures which take three years. Lithuanians who want to go bankrupt faster and easier still prefer to do it in Latvia or the United Kingdom.
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