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Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency Proceedings

Online conference


Due to the economic collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken to combat it, a dramatic increase in insolvencies is expected in Europe in the coming years. This online seminar will concentrate on European preventive restructuring, cross-border insolvency proceedings and how to respond to the growing crisis following the pandemic.

Key topics

  • Directive (EU) 2019/1023 on restructuring and insolvency has to be transposed into national legislation by 26 June 2021. First national legislation and drafts will be
  • Regulation (EU) 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings has produced a growing body of case law and practice. The seminar will provide an in-depth analysis of recent case
  • In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, most European countries have implemented measures concerning insolvency proceedings, restructurings and rights of creditors. Recent developments and their implications will be

Who should attend?

Lawyers practising in the field of insolvency law and restructuring, insolvency administrators.


Key speakers include:

Stefania Bariatti, Professor at the University of Milan; Of Counsel, Chiomenti Studio Legale, Milan

Michał Barłowski, Attorney-at-Law, Wardyński & Partners, Warsaw

Reinhard Dammann, Avocat à la Cour, Dammann Avocat; Affiliate Professor at Sciences Po, Paris

José Angelo Estrella Faria, Principal Legal Officer and Head, Legislative Branch, International Trade Law Division, UNCITRAL, Vienna

Robert van Galen, Partner, NautaDutilh N.V., Amsterdam

Francisco Garcimartín, Professor of Private International Law,
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Irene Lynch Fannon, Solicitor; Professor of Law, University College Cork

Stephan Madaus, Professor at the Martin Luther University of Halle‑Wittenberg

Jennifer Marshall, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, London

Rimvydas Norkus, Judge at the General Court, Luxembourg (tbc)

Christoph Paulus, former Professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin; Of Counsel, White & Case, Berlin

Tomáš Richter, Of Counsel, Clifford Chance, Prague

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

Bob Wessels, Independent Legal Counsel, Advisor and Arbitrator; former Professor at the Vrije University in Amsterdam and the University of Leiden

Nora Wouters, Partner, Dentons, Brussels

Miha Žebre, Legal and Legislative Officer, Civil Law Unit, DG Justice
and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels


Language: English

Interactive online seminar

This online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.


24 February 2021 @ 09:00

26 February 2021 @ 12:30

Duration: 2 days, 3 hours

Timezone: GMT +1:00


Online Webinar

Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

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