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2021-12-doc9 Dordrecht history – Part III

The last two weeks you have seen/heard my answer to the question: What does Dordrecht mean to you? And how would you imagine the feeling of your city? In the fourth quarter of 2021, in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 36 artists were asked these same questions, to which they have responded with their works of art. Subsequently, their works were exhibited.… Read More »2021-12-doc9 Dordrecht history – Part III

2021-12-doc8 Cross-border insolvency law in Australia

Having asked your input for India and Brazil, this week your comment is sought for Australia. Your input (cases, literature, views) will contribute to the draft text for the 5th edition of Wessels International Insolvency Law Part I. Many thanks for the improvement of the text of my forthcoming book. As noted earlier, providing input is based on the idea… Read More »2021-12-doc8 Cross-border insolvency law in Australia

2021-12-doc4 In 2022 the EU takes a new step in harmonizing corporate insolvency

Last week in November 2021, the EU Commission published a Communication with a set of intended measures, responding to a number of action points identified under its Capital Markets Union (CMU) 2.0 Action Plan. This Plan was published in September 2020. See COM(2021) 720 final. The Commission wishes to tackle problems across a broad range of capital market services to… Read More »2021-12-doc4 In 2022 the EU takes a new step in harmonizing corporate insolvency

2021-12-doc3 Cross-border insolvency law in India

Would you like to think along with me and provide input in order to contribute to the draft text for the 5th edition of Wessels International Insolvency Law part I? For the idea behind this ‘deliberate public participatory drafting process’, see my blog of last week, at https://bobwessels.nl/blog/2021-12-doc1-book-on-international-insolvency-law-your-input-needed/. This first blog focuses on (legislative) developments in some 30 countries (outside… Read More »2021-12-doc3 Cross-border insolvency law in India

2021-12-doc2 Time is ripe for a European Code of Conduct for Creditors’ Committees

In a forthcoming article, with the title ‘Towards a European Code of Conduct for Creditors’ Committees‘ I argue that it is timely and necessary that a non-binding code of conduct should be drafted and used to establish a culture of trust building workout negotiations amongst repeat players (like banks, suppliers, union representatives, insurers etc.). The article will by published in… Read More »2021-12-doc2 Time is ripe for a European Code of Conduct for Creditors’ Committees

2021-12-doc1 Book on International insolvency Law – Your input needed

Alongside some other activities, I have been working on the 5th edition of Wessels International Insolvency Law Part I. It has the subtitle ‘Global Perspectives on Cross-Border Insolvency Law’, geographically covering the ‘whole world’, besides Europe. Part II covers ‘European Insolvency Law’. Both books are published by Wolters Kluwer. For the new 5th edition of Part I (the 4th edition… Read More »2021-12-doc1 Book on International insolvency Law – Your input needed