Date: 2nd December 2014
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square, LONDON, WC1B 5JP
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
The European Insolvency Regulation has broadly been praised as a tool for facilitating the efficient resolution of cross-border insolvencies in Europe. Aspects of its design have however courted controversy. The Regulation has been said to be under-inclusive, omitting from its scope procedures that would benefit from being subject to the Regulation's rules on jurisdiction, recognition and cooperation. These rules have also been critiqued, with the central jurisdictional concept (the 'centre of main interests') attracting particular attention. There have also been consistent calls for the addition of rules on the treatment of insolvent corporate groups. All of these issues have been taken up in the current process of reviewing and revising the European Insolvency Regulation, which is scheduled to be finalised by the end of 2014.
This seminar will feature presentations on these core subjects, followed by a panel discussion on these and other aspects of the reform of the Regulation.
- Kristin van Zwieten, Oxford University (Introduction and Overview)
- Prof. Gabriel Moss QC, South Square (Scope)
- Prof. Ignacio Tirado, Universidad Autonóma de Madrid (Jurisdiction)
- Prof. Stephan Madaus, MLU Halle-Wittenberg (Corporate Groups)
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Event convened by Dr Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
This event is accredited for 2.5 CPD points.
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- Full-time Student - £20
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- Full-time Student - £35
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