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Workshop on Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings

Webinar on 8-10 July 2020
Afternoon sessions

Webinar, 8 July 2020 – 10 July 2020

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This online workshop will present insolvency laws, EU legislation and major case law as well as recent developments regarding insolvency and collection proceedings post Covid-19.

Participants will get to know the differences in national insolvency laws and discuss the recent Directive on restructuring and insolvency of 20 June 2019, including early warning, access to information, preventative restructuring frameworks, restructuring plans, stay of individual enforcement actions and discharge of debt.
Implications of Brexit for insolvency and restructuring will be analysed.

On the second day, the workshop will focus on the EU Regulation No 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings and the growing body of case law and practice, particularly in the following fields:
  • Centre of main interest (COMI) and forum shopping
  • Coordination of proceedings 
  • Insolvency, cross-border security and rights in rem
On the third day, participants will discover how to locate assets and how rights in rem will be treated. Participants will be able to deepen their knowledge through case studies and workshops.

Key topics

  • Practical aspects of cross-border insolvency proceedings
  • How to apply the EU Insolvency Regulation
  • National insolvency laws and recent measures in the coronavirus crisis
  • The new Directive on restructuring and insolvency and its impact
  • Set-off and netting
  • Brexit and insolvency

Who should attend?

Lawyers practising or intending to practise in the field of insolvency law and insolvency administrators seeking an introduction to cross-border insolvency law.

Interactive Webinar

The summer course will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants, break out into working groups and work collaboratively on case studies and quizzes. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training 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 a high-quality online training environment.

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Background Documentation
Documentation is available here for logged in participants at this event.


Important note
Please note that if you wish to pay by invoice, it is required to do so at the latest two days prior to the webinar. A payment via credit card can be made at any time.


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