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§ 1511. Commencement of case under section 301, 302, or 303

(a) Upon recognition, a foreign representative may commence—

(1) an involuntary case under section 303; or

(2) a voluntary case under section 301 or 302, if the foreign proceeding is a foreign main proceeding.

(b) The petition commencing a case under subsection (a) must be accompanied by a certified copy of an order granting recognition. The court where the petition for recognition has been filed must be advised of the foreign representative’s intent to commence a case under subsection (a) prior to such commencement.

(Added Pub. L. 109–8, title VIII, § 801(a), Apr. 20, 2005, 119 Stat. 138; amended Pub. L. 111–327, § 2(a)(45), Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3562.)