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Blog 2008

2008-07-doc6 Who is who?

Probably for the 12th time I have been mentioned in the Who'sWhoLegal, now in the 2008 edition. Nine Dutch practitioners have been mentioned, all partners from large law firms. As the name of my firm is mentioned my sole practitioner firm: Bob Wessels. See also

2008-07-doc5 VU afscheidsrede on-line beschikbaar

[Valedictory lecture (in Dutch) available on-line] Mijn afscheidsrede uitgesproken eind februari 2008 aan de VU Amsterdam is nu ook on-line beschikbaar. Zie

2008-07-doc4 Fusie en Overname cursus VU start september 2008

[Post-academic training on Merger & Acquisitions, with over 25 3-hour meetings] Evenals vorig jaar gaat aan de VU Amsterdam de Leergang Fusie & Overname in september 2008 weer van start. Zie de brochure. Inschrijving voor kandidaten (ca. 3-5 jaar ervaring wordt aangeraden) is nog mogelijk.

2008-07-doc3 ALI-III Global Principles project well underway

On my blog I have reported several times about this project. In Berlin, begin June, at the Humboldt University a full day discussion took place. See for a status report and a report of the discussions.

2008-07-doc2 Leiden hosts first part of Global Insolvency Practice Course

“The session benefited from good discussion and comment”, “The lecturer was interesting, clear and informative”, “You could see that a lot of time was spent preparing – truly appreciated”, “A lively and intellectually stimulating session”, “Good mix of EC Regulation and practical material”. These are some of the comments INSOL International received in the evaluation of the first module of the INSOL International Global Insolvency Practice Course, held in June 2008 at the University of Leiden, Leiden Law School (the Netherlands). Twenty six participants from twelve jurisdictions are following this Course, which will lead to the designation of Fellow of INSOL International. See for a short report