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2009-12-doc8 Boek: Schuldsaneringsregeling

[Book: debt rescheduling natural persons] Deze weekis de 2e druk van Schuldsaneringsregeling natuurlijke personen verschenen. "Een mooi kerstcadeau voor bewindvoerders" liet iemand mij weten. De 1e druk was al meer dan tien jaar oud, dus de inhoud is grondig herzien. Zie de eerste berichten op 2009-10-doc7 en 2009-11-doc1. Tussen 2006 - 2009 is nu de gehele serie Wessels Insolventierecht in 2e druk verschenen.  nieuwsbrief deel IX081209

2009-12-doc9 Lisbon Treaty

The Lisbon Treaty came into force 1 December 2009. For European Insolvency Law two interesting items emerge: (i) the EC Court of Justice now is formally called Court of Justice of the European Union ("EUJ"), and (ii) also lower courts when confronted with queries of interpretation are now allowed to refer questions to the EUJ, which was until now only a possibility for a member state's supreme court.  EUJ press release In a new Title IV, Chapter III ("Judicial cooperation in civil matters" one may expect to find a more proper basis for further strengthening the positions of courts (training; cross-border cooperation). See Lisbon Treaty

2009-12-doc6 "Opening" of insolvency proceedings

'"Opening" of insolvency proceedings according to the EC Insolvency Regulation' is the title of the master thesis of Barbara C. Dufourné, defended last week at the University of leiden Law School. It contains an analysis, including comparative research into German, Dutch and UK law. The research has as an Adjuct Supervisor Gabriel Moss Q.C, Barrister 3-4 South Square, London and Deputy High Court Judge, London. Master Thesis Opening InsReg BC Dufourne

2009-12-doc5 10th Annual Conference III

7-8 June will be the date for the 10th Annual Conference of the International Insolvency Institute. For more information see 10th Annual Conference III

2009-12-doc7 Future of Cross-Border Insolvency Protocols

'The Future of Cross-Border Protocols. From a Civil Law Perspective' is the title of the master thesis of Lucas Daum, defended last week at the University of leiden Law School. It contains an analysis, including comparative research into German, Dutch and North American law. The research has as an Adjuct Supervisor Honourable Justice James Farley Q.C, Senior Counsel McCarthy Tétrault, Toronto, Canada. Masterthesislucasdaum2.7