Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law

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Below information is posted regarding conferences or workshops organised by sister-organisations in the area of comparative and international insolvency law, finance and economics.

Announcement Seminar Revision of Chapter 11 vs. Revision of the Dutch Bankruptcy Act (May 18, 2015)

 

Seminar Revision of Chapter 11 vs. Revision of the Dutch Bankruptcy Act

Monday, May 18, 2015,  3 PM – 5.30 PM, University library, Singel 425, Amsterdam

Please see activities for more information and registration details.
 

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Registration for 5th Annual Conference on 6 november 2015 still possible

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6 November 2015: NACIIL 5th Annual Conference: THE EUROPEAN INSOLVENCY REGULATION RECAST
 
The Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (“NACIIL” or in Dutch: “NVRII”) kindly invites you to its annual conference on November 6, 2015 at the office of Allen & Overy. 
 
The topic of this conference will be the recast of the European Insolvency Regulation. Michael Veder will review the headlines and highlights, whereas Johan Jol will be presenting his views on the consequences of the upcoming changes for the international restructuring and insolvency practice. There will be plenty of room for discussion.

Prof. mr. R.D (Reinout) Vriesendorp has kindly agreed to chair the conference.

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Documents annual meeting 6 November 2015

 

 

The minutes for the annual meeting 2014 and the agenda for the annual meeting 2015 can be found on the website. The documents are in Dutch, but we'd be happy to provide you with a translation. The annual meeting 2015 will take place on 6 November 2015 (see earlier news items).

 

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19 April 2016: Conference on the future of secured credit

CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF SECURED CREDIT
Tuesday 19 April 2016
 

CO-HOSTED:  NACIIL  -  ARILS-CSECL-ACLE  Seminar

Credit likes to be secured and security seems to never be enough.

Not only are there more parties demanding security rights than ever, the scope of secured credit has also increased significantly over the last 25 years. The combined effect is that there is very little left to be divided among unsecured creditors.

This conference discusses the future of secured credit.

Key note speaker is professor Jesse Fried, co-author of the seminal article 'The Uneasy Case for the Priority of Secured Claims in Bankruptcy'. His proposal for partial priority will be compared with the Insolad Proposal for a prescribed part, leaving a percentage of encumbered assets for unsecured creditors. Furthermore, Dutch law on the enforcement of security rights will be compared with other legal systems.



Speakers
 

  • Prof. J.M. Fried (Harvard Law School)

on ‘Full vs. Partial Priority'
 

  • Prof. P.M. Veder (Radboud University/Resor and Chair of NACIIL)

on ‘Enforcement of security in the Netherlands: a banker’s paradise?
 

  • R.J. van Galen (NautaDutilh and Chair of Insolad)

on ‘Insolad proposal for a prescribed part in the Netherlands'
 
Chair
 

  • Prof. R.J. de Weijs (University of Amsterdam/Houthoff Buruma)

 
Date and time

Tuesday 19 April 2016 15:00-17:30 followed by reception

Location

in Doelenzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Singel 425, Amsterdam


Registration & attendance

Attendance is free.

Please confirm attendance by sending an e-mail to r.j.deweijs@uva.nl before 8 April, 2016. 


Oganisation

This conference is organized by the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) in cooperation with Amsterdam Centre for Law & Economics (ACLE),  Amsterdam Research Institute for Legal Studies (ARILS) and the Netherlands Association on Comparative and International Insolvency Law (NACIIL).


We hope to see you there.

Best regards,

Marjon Lok
Board member/Secretary NACIIL/NVRII
Attorney at law

 

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