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Part of:
Cross Border Insolvency CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Insolvency & Restructuring
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners or all levels wanting to learn about the European regime in relation to cross border insolvencies under the relevant EC Regulation.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the applicable regime for cross border insolvencies within the EU;
  • Understand the key factors in determining where insolvency proceedings can be commenced in cross border cases;
  • Understand the concept of the centre of main interest and its significance;
  • Understand the difference between main proceedings, secondary proceedings and territorial proceedings in cross border insolvencies within the EU.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Insolvency Act 1986;
  • EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings Collins & Aikman (Lawrence Collins J. 15 July 2005) Eurofood IFSC Ltd, European Court of Justice Case C-341/04;
  • Telia v. Hillcourt [2002] EWHC 2377 (Ch);
  • Shierson v Vleiland-Boddy [2005] EWCA 974.
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In this, the first part of a three part series of CPD podcast on cross border insolvency, we consider cross border insolvencies within the EU. Ben Griffiths explains the relevant provisions of the EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings and the rules surrounding where insolvency proceedings can be commenced in cross border insolvencies within the EU. He explains in depth the cases on determining the debtor's centro of main interest including Collins & Aikman and Eurofoods.

Podcast Added: 23/12/2008

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Podcast last reviewed: 2011-10-31

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