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EU Insolvency Conference on 12 July 2016 (Registration still open) and Consultation (open until 14.6.2016)

Convergence of insolvency frameworks within the EU

In the context of the 2015 Capital Markets Union Action plan and Internal Market Strategy, the European Commission is in the process of preparing a legislative initiative addressing certain aspects of substantive insolvency laws. This initiative will follow up on the Commission Recommendation of 2014 on a new approach on business failure and insolvency.

Insolvency Conference of 12 July 2016 – Registration open
The closing date for applications is 31 May 2016.
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Moderator: Jeroen Hooijer, Acting Director, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission
Nils-Erik Jansson, Partner and head of legal tech, Jansson&Norin
Shannon Lazzarini, Head of Group litigation, Unicredit
Jane Marshall, Consultant, McCann-Fitzgerald
Martin Schmalzried, Policy officer, Confederation of Family Organisations in the EU
Joseph Spooner, Assistant professor, The London School of Economics and Political Science

Registration for the conference on " Convergence of insolvency frameworks within the European Union - the way forward " organised by the European Commission on the 12th July 2016 in Brussels is now open.
The conference will take place under the auspices of the Slovak Republic Presidency and aims at bringing together Member States' representatives, representatives of national Parliaments, business and consumer organisations, insolvency practitioners, researchers and other experts, for an open exchange of views on the key aspects of insolvency in the EU.
More information is available here:
In case of questions, please contact

In addition, we would like to remind you that the public consultation which is available in all EU languages and which is currently running until 14th June 2016 is available here.

ID: 48996
Publication date: 23/05/16

Link to Commission Website

Link to news release

Public consultation (open till 14th June 2016)

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