Recasting the Insolvency Regulation
Improvements and Missed Opportunities
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Three of the chapters concentrate on the issues pertaining to jurisdiction, such asthe problem of forum shopping by re-locating the debtor's centre of main interests.Furthermore, the extent to which the parties have the freedom to contract withinthe framework of the Insolvency Regulation Recast is discussed. Also, the relevanceand consequences of recent developments in corporate law for the current crossborderinsolvency framework, as well as the jurisdictional issues concerning approvalrequirements are amongst the matters addressed. Aside from the jurisdictional matters,the question of the law applicable to so-called 'avoidance actions' is analysed and crossbordercooperation between national authorities in the field of insolvency is touchedupon. To conclude, this book covers a range of specific and intriguing topics broughtup by the Insolvency Regulations Recast.
This third volume in the Short Studies in Private International Law Series is primarilyaimed at legal academics dealing with cross-border insolvency, but it will also proveuseful to insolvency judges and practitioners, as well as those specialised in financialand fiscal law. Finally, advanced students as well as those with a general interest ininsolvency law will also find it of added value.
Vesna Lazic is Senior Researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Institute and Associate Professorof Private Law at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. Steven Stuij is an expert inprivate international law and PhD Candidate at the Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam.