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ERA: Summer Course on Insolvency Proceedings within the EU


11 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018





Event Description


The purpose of this course is to introduce lawyers to practical aspects of cross-border insolvency proceedings. Insolvency laws, EU legislation and major CJEU case law will be presented.

Key topics

  • Recast EU Insolvency Regulation, inter alia
  • Centre of main interest (COMI) and forum shopping
  • Coordination of proceedings
  • Insolvency, cross-border security and rights in rem
  • New Directive on insolvency, restructuring and second chance
  • 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.





Rowan Aspinwall, Legal Director, DLA Piper, London

Florian Bruder, Rechtsanwalt, Counsel, DLA Piper, Munich

Jens Haubold, Partner, Thümmel, Schütze & Partner, Stuttgart

Björn Laukemann, Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law

Clara Mara-Marhuenda, Partner in the Dispute Resolution and Commercial & Insolvency Practices, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg

Grégory Minne, Partner in the Banking & Financial Services, 
the Bank Lending & Structured Finance and the Commercial & Insolvency Practices, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg

Nicolaes W.A. Tollenaar, Partner, RESOR, Amsterdam

Patrick Wautelet, Professor at the University of Liège

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Social programme
After a day's intensive training, enjoy our varied social programme: the course dinner with fellow participants, wine-tasting in the Mosel vineyards and a tour of the historic city of Trier.

Language: English

Organiser: Academy of European Law (ERA), Dr Angelika Fuchs

Event number: 118B04


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