Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency Proceedings

Date: 24 February 2021

Time: 09:00

Duration: 3 half days (morning sessions)

Location: Online

Cost: €550 (discounts available)

Organiser: ERA - Academy of European Law

Web Link: https://www.era.int/cgi-bin/cms?_SID=0eefd6bbd1b1e208114e02cca878939e65bab14500767437786906&_sprache=en&_bereich=artikel&_aktion=detail&idartikel=130270

Description:

Objective

Due to the economic collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken to combat it, a dramatic increase in insolvencies is expected in Europe in the coming years. This online seminar will concentrate on European preventive restructuring, cross-border insolvency proceedings and how to respond to the growing crisis following the pandemic.

Key topics

  • National legislation and drafts implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1023 on restructuring and insolvency;
    Recent CJEU case law on Regulation (EU) 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings;
    Covid-19 measures concerning insolvency proceedings, restructurings and rights of creditors;
    New initiatives enhancing the convergence of insolvency laws.

Who should attend?

Lawyers practising in the field of insolvency law and restructuring, insolvency administrators.

Confirmed speakers

  • Stefania Bariatti, Professor at the University of Milan; Of Counsel, Chiomenti Studio Legale, Milan;
    Michał Barłowski, Attorney-at-Law, Wardyński & Partners, Warsaw;
    Reinhard Dammann, Avocat à la Cour, Dammann Avocat; Affiliate Professor at Sciences Po, Paris;
    José Angelo Estrella Faria, Principal Legal Officer and Head, Legislative Branch, International Trade Law Division, UNCITRAL, Vienna;
    Robert van Galen, Partner, NautaDutilh N.V., Amsterdam;
    Francisco Garcimartín, Professor of Private International Law, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid;
    Irene Lynch Fannon, Solicitor; Professor of Law, University College Cork;
    Stephan Madaus, Professor at the University of Halle-Wittenberg;
    Jennifer Marshall, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, London;
    Rimvydas Norkus, Judge at the General Court, Luxembourg (tbc);
    Christoph Paulus, former Professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin; Of Counsel, White & Case, Berlin;
    Tomáš Richter, Of Counsel, Clifford Chance, Prague;
    Nicolaes W.A. Tollenaar, Partner, RESOR, Amsterdam;
    Bob Wessels, Independent legal counsel, advisor and arbitrator; former Professor at the Vrije University in Amsterdam and the University of Leiden;
    Nora Wouters, Partner, Dentons, Brussels;
    Miha Žebre, Legal and Legislative Officer, Civil Law Unit, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels.

Interactive online seminar

The online seminar will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online seminar.

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