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    61 delegates attend INSOL Europe's first training course in Romania

    The first Module of the INSOL Europe High Level Course on Insolvency Law in Eastern European Jurisdictions took place from 2 to 4 February 2017 in Bucharest. Emmanuelle Inacio reports.

    EYES on Insolvency Conference Report

    Myriam Mailly, Technical Officer of INSOL Europe reports on the recent one-day international conference in Amsterdam attended by over 250 delegates.

    INSOL Europe helps shape tomorrow’s insolvency laws at UNCITRAL Working Group V (Insolvency Law) 50th session

    INSOL Europe attended the 50th session of the Working Group V held in Vienna from 12 to 16 December 2016 in its capacity as an invited international non-governmental organization (“NGO”) with observer…

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