State Reports - EU

Publications of interest on EU prevention, restructuring and insolvency matters
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Autumn  edition 

Searching for harmonisation potential: The latest work of the Experts’ Group
Authors: Paul OMAR (INSOL Europe Technical Research Coordinator, UK) & Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Autumn edition 

Towards harmonisation of transactions avoidance laws
Author: Prof. Reinhard BORK (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Autumn edition 

Publications of interest on EU prevention, restructuring and insolvency matters
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Summer edition 

A closer look at... 2020 statistics on business failures
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (NSOL Europe Conference Technical and Training Course Director)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Summer edition 
 
Adopting the Directive: Member States “in particular difficulties”
Author: Prof. Reinhard BORK (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Summer edition 
 
Past, present and future: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on restructuring and insolvency laws in Europe
Author: Prof. Christoph G. PAULUS (Professor/Lecturer at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Summer edition 

Latest EU developments on prevention, restructuring and insolvency matters
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Spring edition 

Spring Online Conference: “Don’t Worry, Restructure!”
AuthorsPaul OMAR (INSOL Europe Technical Research Coordinator, UK) & Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Spring edition

The inauguration of a new year in insolvency 
Authors: Paul OMAR (INSOL Europe Technical Research Coordinator, UK) & Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Spring edition 

The implementation of the EU Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency in Germany: A new star in the firmament
Author: Olomon LJUMANI (Associate, ATN- Rechtsanwälte, Wuppertal; Lecturer, University of Public Administration, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Spring edition 

Digital finance and crypto assets news from Brussels
Authors: José CARLES, Laurent Le PAJOLEC and David ORSULA, (Co-chairs of the Insolvency Tech & Digital Assets Wing)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Spring edition 

The COVID-19 pandemic: A nucleus for significant reform
Author: Catherine BRIDGE ZOLLER (EBRD)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020-21 Winter edition

Future EU Regulation: Legal uncertainties and challenges to insolvency
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Honorary Judge, Professor Emeritus, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020-21 Winter edition

Technical Update: Get involved !
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020-21 Winter edition

Divergences and convergences of ‘COVID-19’ recovery plans in the United States, China and the EU
Author: Ludovic VAN EGROO (Institut d’Etudes Politiques LilleFrance)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Autumn edition

Innovation required: Technology challenges for insolvency practice ahead
Author: Paul OMAR (INSOL Europe Technical Research Coordinator, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Autumn edition

EU and International Technical Update
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Autumn edition

Update on the COVID-19 pandemic on national insolvency legislations
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition

The limits and logic of the EU harmonisation process in the wake of COVID-19
AuthorsYANIL Board members
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition

The Preventive Restructuring Directive – What next: A Pre-pack Directive?
Author: Adrian THERY (Parner, Garrigues, Madrid, Spain)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition Adrian

Was court-life across Europe prepared for the COVID-19 crisis?
Authors: José CARLES, Laurent Le PAJOLEC and David ORSULA (Co-chairs of the Insolvency Tech & Digital Assets Wing)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition

The remedy of (pre-) insolvency law to the COVID-19 crisis
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition

Update on the European Insolvency Regulation Case Register
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Spring edition

The impact of COVID-19 on (pre-)insolvency
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Spring edition
 

Enhancing entrepreneurship and the growth of SMEs across Europe
Authors: Piya MUKHERJEE (Horten Law Firm, Denmark), Rita GISMONDI (Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, Italy), Angel ALONSO (Uría Menéndez, Spain) and Bart De MOOR (Strelia, Belgium)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019/20 Winter Edition

Coordinating the Preventive Restructuring Directive and the Recast European Insolvency Regulation
Author: Prof. Lorenzo STANGHELLINI (University of Florence, Italy) & Andrea ZORZI (University of Florence, Italy)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Autumn Edition

New toolbox, new questions
Author: Prof. Dr Dominik SKAURADSZUN (Fulda University & Of Counsel, Gleiss Lutz, Germany) & Walter NIJNENS (Fulda University, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Autumn Edition

European update continued...
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Autumn Edition

Early warning systems in Denmark and Europe
Author: Morten MOLLER (Early Warning Europe) and Piya MUKHERJEE (Horten Law Firm, Denmark)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Summer Edition

The adoption of the Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring Edition

Increasing a law firm’s efficiency through data-driven decisions
Author: Aidas KAVALIAUSKAS (amberlo.io, Lithuania)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Summer Edition

A judicial “cookbook” and recipes for international insolvency cooperation
Author: Judge Nicoleta Mirela NĂSTASIE (Bucharest Tribunal, Romania)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring Edition

Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks: Political compromise in the trilogue talks and imminent adoption
Author: Prof. Reinhard Bork (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring Edition

A SWOT-test of insolvency reform: Lessons for emerging and developing economies
Authors: Paul OMAR ( INSOL Europe Technical Research Officer, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring Edition

The fate of the practitioners in procedures concerning restructuring, faced with the future Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring Edition

Compliance: GDPR and sensitive financial data
Author: Ludovic VAN EGROO (Institut d’Etudes Politiques Lille, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring edition

Has Newton had his day? Relativity and realism in European restructuring
Authors: Prof. Ignacio Tirado (Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, Spain and currently serving at UNIDROIT) and Prof. Riz Mokal (South Square and University College London, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018/2019 Winter Edition

Judicial Co-operation in economic recovery (JCOERE)
Authors: Irene Lynch FANNON and Jennifer L. L. GANT (University College Cork, Ireland)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018/2019 Winter Edition

The General Approach of the Council on the European Commission’s Proposal Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018/2019 Winter Edition

Update on the European Insolvency regulation 2015/848
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Autumn Edition

Wrongful trading in Europe
Author: Mihai LANTOS (SPARL Stalfort & Someşan, Romania)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Autumn Edition

Brexit’s impact on cross-border insolvencies
Author: Charles E. Draper (Squire Patton Boggs, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Autumn Edition

Artificial Intelligence in insolvency work: Transforming critical care
Author: Joanna GOODMAN (Author and journalist, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Autumn Edition

Technical Insight: The Niebler report
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Autumn Edition

Spotlight on the 'EU Relations Working Group'
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Summer Edition

GDPR: The moment of truth?
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Summer Edition

Find your case: The INSOL Europe “European Insolvency Regulation Case Register”
Author: Prof. Reinhard Bork (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Spring Edition

Cyber Security: A threat for all businesses
Authors: Christophe SZWEDO (CYLRESC, France) and Laurent LE PAJOLEC (EXCO A2A Polska, Poland)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Spring Edition

Digital assets in insolvency and restructuring
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Business Rescue in Europe: Strengthening the role of practitioners and courts
Author: Prof. Bob WESSELS (University of Leiden, The Netherlands) and Prof. Dr. Stephan Madaus (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Applying the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings (Part 3)
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Clash of Principles: Equal treatment of creditors vs. protection of trust
Author: Prof. Reinhard Bork (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Communication and Cooperation: The continuing challenge
Authors: Paul OMAR ( INSOL Europe Technical Research Officer, UK) and Reinout Vriesendorp (University of Leiden, The Netherlands; DeBrauw Blackstone, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Responses to the proposed directive
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

New Pragmatism: In quest of economics and development policy in the 21st century
Author: Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko (Economist; Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance,
Poland, 1994-97 and 2002-03)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

The complex landscape of Nordic Forum Shopping
Authors: Dennis Højslet (DLA Piper, Denmark), Jonas kjellén (DLA Piper, Sweden), Fredrik Jørner (DLA Piper, Norway) and Nina Aganimov (DLA Piper, Finland)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Insolvency proceedings of tomorrow
Author: Prof. Tuula Linna (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017/2018 Winter Edition

Applying the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings (Part 2)
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Autumn Edition

Asset security and the insolvency connection: Time to harmonise?
Author: Paul OMAR ( INSOL Europe Technical Research Officer, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Autumn Edition

Virtual secondary insolvency proceedings under the Recast EIR
Author: Professor Dr. Dominik SKAURADSZUN (Fulda University and Gleiss Lutz, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Autumn Edition

Insolvency registers in the recast European Insolvency Regulation
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Autumn Edition

Artificial Intelligence: Change before you have to
Authors: Jane COLSTON and Louise VERRILL (Brown Rudnick, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Summer Edition

Applying the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings (Part 1)
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Summer Edition

The impact of the Directive on shareholders, companies’ directors and workers
Author: Prof. Catarina SERRA (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
Updated: Eurofenix, 2017 Summer  Edition

From Approximation to Harmonisation of the IPs’ Education
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Summer Edition

Enhancing practice qualifications and conditions: The European dimension
Authors: Prof. Paul OMAR and David BURDETTE (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring Edition

The New Age of Debt… and the common function of insolvency and restructuring law
Author: Prof. Dr. Stephan Madaus (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring Edition

Cyber-risk: A new factor for corporate insolvency?
Author: Ludovic VAN EGROO (Institut d’Etudes Politiques Lille, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring edition

French insolvency statistics: Fluctuat nec mergitur?
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring Edition

The attractiveness of national insolvency laws from a statistical viewpoint
Author: Dr. Myriam MAILLY (INSOL Europe Technical Officer, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring Edition

The European Commission’s Directive Proposal for common principles and rules on preventive restructuring frameworks, insolvency and second chance
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Winter Edition

Directors’ liability: What should be the minimum degree of harmonisation in the EU?
Author: Róbert MUZSALYI (Supreme Court of Hungary and Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Winter Edition

Restructuring in fashion: challenges and a potential way out of the crisis
Author: Victor SEUWEN (EOC Operations+ Consulting, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Winter Edition

INSOL Europe’s new President column: Welcome, Family and Friends
Author: Steffen KOCH (President of INSOL Europe, hww hermann wienberg wilhelm, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Winter Edition

Brexit: The UK perspective
Author: Chris LAUGHTON (Mercer & Hole, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Autumn Edition

New concept in the recast European Insolvency regulation: The coordinating insolvency office holder
Author: Bernard BAUJET (SCP Silvestri Baujet and President of the Conseil National des administrateurs judiciaires et des mandataires judiciaires, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Autumn Edition

Benchmarking insolvency practice frameworks
Authors: Prof. Paul OMAR and David BURDETTE (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Autumn Edition

Time to reflect, analyze and get ready for next year...
Author: Alberto NUNEZ-LAGOS (Uría Menéndez, Spain)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Autumn Edition

Issues and challenges facing insolvency office holders in Europe
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Autumn Edition

Harmonisation and the Brexit effect
Author: Alberto NUNEZ-LAGOS (Uría Menéndez, Spain)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Summer Edition

To every end there will always be a new beginning…
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Summer Edition

Mediation in Restructuring and Insolvency
Author: Prof. Bob WESSELS (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring Edition

Europe: Orders for sale of properties in Europe: a helpful reminder, the case of komu & Others v komu & Another
Authors: Sarah MAY and Graham MCPHIE (Moon Beever, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring Edition

To Brexit, or not to Brexit, that has always been the question…
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring Edition

Harmonisation in Europe
Author: Alberto NUNEZ-LAGOS (Uría Menéndez, Spain)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring Edition

European Insolvency Law Harmonisation: The idea that has dared to speak its name
Author: Prof. Paul OMAR (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring Edition

EIR Recast: Some tiny interesting details…
Author: Andrea CSÖKE (Judge, Hungary)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring Edition

Opening secondary insolvency proceedings in the EU from 2017
Authors: Joseph A. SPEAKMAN and Daniel J. SAVAL (Brown Rudnick, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Winter Edition

The model Law and asset recovery in Europe
Authors: Bernard P.A. SANTEN, Fabian A. van de VEN and Gert-Jan BOON (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Winter Edition

Group Insolvencies under the EIR recast
Author: Prof. Dr. Jessica SCHMIDT (Bayreuth University, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Autumn Edition

Opening secondary insolvency proceedings in the European Union
Authors: Bernard P.A. SANTEN, Fabian A. van de VEN and Gert-Jan BOON (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Autumn Edition

Article 13 of the EIR: The double test
Authors: Evert VERWEY and Erwin BOS (Clifford Chance, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Summer Edition

Establishing interpretation in the Collective Redundancies Directive
Author: Jennifer L. L. GANT (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Summer Edition

Update: More options for financial institutions
Authors: Paul DURBAN and Sabina KHAN (Brown Rudnick, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Summer Edition

Avoidance actions: The Court of Luxembourg extends the scope of EIR
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Winter Edition

Rescue on the rise
Author: Prof. Bob WESSELS (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Autumn Edition

The impact of social policy on cross-border insolvency
Author: Jennifer L. L. GANT (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Autumn Edition

Principles and best practices for Insolvency Office Holders
Authors: Bernard P.A. SANTEN, Jan ADRIAANSE and Iris WUISMAN (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Summer Edition

The ABCs of the CRO
Authors: Bob RAJAN, Jan DETTBARN and Steffen KRONER (Alvarez & Marsal Deutschland, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Summer Edition

A new regime for bank crisis management
Authors: Louise VERRILL and Paul DURBAN (Brown Rudnick, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Summer Edition

The European Insolvency Regulation: Amendment proposals from the European Commission and the European Parliament – What next?
Author: Chris LAUGHTON (Mercer & Hole, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Spring Edition

Love me tender: How a project rocked INSOL Europe
Author: Michael THIERHOFF (Thierhoff Müller & Partner, Germany)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Spring Edition