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    INSOL Europe is the European organisation of professionals who
    specialise in insolvency, business reconstruction and recovery.
    It is an association founded in 1981 and registered in France.

    INSOL Europe has over 1,200 members across Europe and beyond. If you are a lawyer, accountant, insolvency practitioner, academic, lender, regulator, member of the judiciary, credit manager, credit insurer or a student of the insolvency discipline, then you can apply to become a member.



    The goals and strategies of INSOL Europe are:

    to lead the study and evaluation of insolvency, business recovery law and practice in Europe
    to disseminate technical and topical information on insolvency, bankruptcy and business recovery matters
    to publish eurofenix for members
    to maintain the INSOL Europe website for members and others
    to hold international and regional congresses throughout Europe
    to facilitate networking between members and exchange of professional experience
    to discuss and negotiate with relevant officials of European national and international bodies in regard to any matter which may concern members
    to make submissions and contribute to the work of European and other international official bodies who are affected by the insolvency process, or who have a role to play in the saving of businesses and jobs
    to co-operate with INSOL International and its member organisations and other international associations in connection with any insolvency study or project
    to assist in the education and training of members, their staff and others

    Annual Congress 2017: Warsaw

    Germany's Opel agrees cost-cutting deal with unions

    German carmaker Opel on Friday said it has struck an agreement with union leaders to cut labour costs by reducing working hours and offering early retirement as part of a major push to return to profit. The deal comes as Opel's new French owner, PSA, seeks to eke out 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in savings by 2020, without resorting to plant closures or forced redundancies at the loss-plagued German automaker.

    Pioneering German sex shop chain goes bust

    Germany's pioneering sex shop chain Beate Uhse said Friday that it has filed for insolvency, as the empire started by a female World War II pilot fails to rise to the challenge posed by erotic e-commerce. The bankruptcy is the final chapter in the colourful story of company founder Beate Uhse-Rotermund, dubbed "First Lady of German Sex", whose frank and unashamed attitudes to eroticism transformed post-war German sex life.

    Pioneering German sex shop chain goes bankrupt

    Germany's pioneering sex shop chain Beate Uhse said Friday that it has filed for insolvency, falling victim to the rise of erotic e-commerce. "The Management Board of Beate Uhse AG has decided to take this step because in the advanced negotiations with a group of investors on a financing transaction recently, no agreement could be reached," board member Michael Specht said in a statement.

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