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2023-film07 Future of series Wessels Insolvency Law

Seventh film (from eight) the Dutch series ‘Wessels Insolvency Law’. I am speaking again with Gert-Jan Boon, Leiden University, about the future of the series: from book to database, time to hand over the baton, bringing together a new editorial board, Thijs van Zanten: ‘bigger club needed’, 90% of users use databases on their laptops, Bob as traditional old book… Read More »2023-film07 Future of series Wessels Insolvency Law

2023-06-doc2 In EU cross-border insolvency: check the right registers before filing

Last year, a pension fund in the Netherlands (“Stichting Pensioenfonds Metaal en Techniek”) petitioned the Dutch court of Gelderland to open insolvency proceedings for HeatWeed Technologies, a company incorporated under Swedish law with its registered office in Ströstad, Sweden. On 1 November, the court opened the insolvency proceedings – but 14 days later, it annulled its judgment after hearing opposition… Read More »2023-06-doc2 In EU cross-border insolvency: check the right registers before filing

2023-film06 Connection Wessels Insolvency Law to practice

From the eight films made, this is number 6 (six) in the episode of the Dutch bookseries ‘Wessels Insolvency Law’. I continue to be interviewed by Gert-Jan Boon, Leiden University, about the following topics: what are the reactions to the series, how does the series tie in with judgements of first instance courts, why did I put draft texts (inviting… Read More »2023-film06 Connection Wessels Insolvency Law to practice

2023-film04 International Insolvency Law

  Film number 4 (from eight). These short films relate to my writing for over twenty years of the 10 Volume Dutch series ‘Wessels Insolvency Law’. Again I speak with Gert-Jan Boon, Leiden University, about the following topics: New insights during the rewriting of the series ‘Wessels Insolvency Law’, International developments, the Toronto meeting in 1995, the importance of a… Read More »2023-film04 International Insolvency Law

2023-film03 Developments in Dutch Insolvency Law

  In this third out of eight short films about the Dutch series ‘Wessels Insolvency Law’, I am again speaking with Gert-Jan Boon, Leiden University. We discuss: Towards less formalism, experiences as a partner at Ernst & Young (EY), the importance of a more pragmatic approach, law as a tool to work with, the new insights of: ‘rescue required’, legislation… Read More »2023-film03 Developments in Dutch Insolvency Law

2023-film02 Genesis of Dutch insolvency law

Second of eight short films about the Dutch series ‘Wessels Insolvency Law’. In this second film, Bob Wessels speaks with Gert-Jan Boon about the following topics: New insights: from bankruptcy law to insolvency law, changes in property law and securities law, importance of courts of first instance, the important role of insolvency practitioners, district courts and their procedural rules, the… Read More »2023-film02 Genesis of Dutch insolvency law

2023-05-doc1 Observing the WHOA observer

On 6 April 2023, Steinhoff International Holdings NV (SIHNV) announced that the Amsterdam District Court had appointed both Frédéric Verhoeven, a partner at Houthoff, and Willem Meijer, founder of Mediation Kamer Amsterdam, as observers (“observator”) in connection with its draft restructuring plan. Steinhoff’s plan is covered by the Dutch Wet homologatie onderhands akkoord or Act on the confirmation of a… Read More »2023-05-doc1 Observing the WHOA observer

2023 – film08 Kleur serie Wessels Insolventierecht

Achtste en laatste van een reeks korte films over de serie ‘Wessels Insolventierecht’. Ik spreek in deze achtste film wederom met Gert-Jan Boon, nu over het mysterie van de kleurkeuze van de verschillende edities van de serie: wie bepaalde de kleur van de eerste serie?. Kleur biedt overzicht in de boekenkast. Welke kleur kiest de redactie voor de 6e druk?… Read More »2023 – film08 Kleur serie Wessels Insolventierecht

2023-film07

Zevende van acht korte films over de serie ‘Wessels Insolventierecht’. Bob Wessels spreekt in deze zevende film met Gert-Jan Boon over de overdracht van het auteurschap naar een groep van auteurs en de toekomst van de serie: boek of database? Deze zevende film verschijnt op vrijdag 21 april 2023. De achtste en laatste film wordt op 28 april gepubliceerd. Rechts… Read More »2023-film07