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Speakers will present their ongoing research and as part thereof discuss to what extent their topic and their research is influenced by the law of the USA.

Detail Summary
Date 17 May 2014
Time 11:00 - 17:00

Programme

11:00-12:30

Two Presentations: 25 minutes each, followed by 20 minutes of discussion

  • Prof. D.G. Baird: The reform of Chapter 11
  • M. Schillig: Corporate Governance in Insolvency - The European Perspective                                      

12:30-13:30

Lunch and presentation by prof. B. Wessels, chair of the ABI Advisory Committee on Comparative Law on the committees comparative law input on the revision of Chapter 11

13:30-15:00

Two Presentations: 25 minutes each, followed by 20 minutes of discussion

  • J.M. Hummelen: Absolute priority in Europe
  • J.T. Jol: Restructuring in European context, lesson learned, using or being inspired by Chapter XI, yes or no, that is the question!

15:00-15:45

Guided tour in Hortus: Professor Baird et alii in horto ambulant

15:45-16:30

Discussion: Goals of Insolvency Law; do they differ across the pond?

16:30-17:00

Drinks

Participants (maximum of 35 persons)

To be invited personally and invitations to be send out via NACIIL (Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law) and University of Amsterdam.