ERA Conference on Cross-Border Insolvency


On May 20-21, 2010, the Academy of European Law will host a conference on Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings in the EU in Trier.

The objective of this conference is to meet the requirements of insolvency lawyers to stay informed on the latest developments in legislation, jurisprudence and best practice in this field.

Key topics include:

– jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement under the European Insolvency Regulation;

– scope of the lex concursus;

– effects of insolvency on cross-border security;

– international asset tracing;

– preventive measures;

– banking crisis and insolvency;

– EU Framework for cross-border crisis management in the banking sector.

Target group is primarily lawyers practising in the field of insolvency law

Announced speakers are Professor Avv Stefania Bariatti, University of Milan; Partner, Chiomenti Studio Legale, Milan; Dr Reinhard Dammann, Partner, Clifford Chance, Paris; Mr Jens Haubold, Partner, Thümmel, Schütze & Partner, Stuttgart; Ms Jennifer Marshall, Partner, Allen & Overy, London; Professor Michel Menjucq, Cabinet Lexia, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne; Mr Gabriel Moss QC, Barrister, 3-4 South Square, Gray’s Inn, London; Professor Christoph G Paulus, Dean of the Law Faculty, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Ms Georgina Peters, Barrister, 3-4 South Square, Gray’s Inn, London; Ms Ruth Walters, Banking and Financial Conglomerates Unit, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission, Brussels

More information can be found here.