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2015-12-doc7 Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Yesterday, Wednesday 9 december, Miss Yanying Li defended with success her dissertation Sovereign Debt Restructuring. Towards the Establishment of a Multilateral Legal Framework. The event took place in te Academy building University of Leiden. I acted as her supervisor (promotor). Miss Li (1987, born in Chongqing, China, with law degrees in China, the USA and from Leiden, and since a… Read More »2015-12-doc7 Sovereign Debt Restructuring

2015-12-doc3 CJEU 15 October 2015, C-310/14 (Nike BV v Sportland Oy)

The Helsingin hovioikeus (Court of Appeal, Helsinki, Finland) referred several questions to the CJEU  in a case between Nike European Operations Netherlands BV (‘Nike’, incorporated in the Netherlands) v Sportland Oy, in liquidation (‘Sportland’, incorporated in Finland), concerning an action to have certain transactions declared void by virtue of insolvency. Sportland was a retailer of goods supplied by Nike under… Read More »2015-12-doc3 CJEU 15 October 2015, C-310/14 (Nike BV v Sportland Oy)

2015-12-doc1 Counsel to the European Commission on restructuring and insolvency law

Recently I have been appointed as member of a group of experts that will assist the European Commission in the preparation of a potential legislative proposal containing minimum standards for a harmonised restructuring and insolvency law in the EU. Virtually this position is a follow up of the consultancy position I held since mid 2012, advising the European Commission in… Read More »2015-12-doc1 Counsel to the European Commission on restructuring and insolvency law