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Regulation (EU) 2015/848 Of 20 May 2015 on Insolvency Proceedings (Recast)

Regulation (EU) 2015/848 Of 20 May 2015 on Insolvency Proceedings (Recast)
30/10/2017

On 20 May 2015, the European Commission published regulation (EU) 2015/848 on insolvency proceedings (recast) ("Regulation 2015/848") . This regulation repeals regulation (CE) 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings, as amended, which originally came into force on 31 May 2002 ("Regulation 1346/2000").

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Liability of liquidator - Case law update from the

Liability of liquidator - Case law update from the "Cour d'Appel (Civil)" of April 2nd 2014
28/01/2016

The decision of the Court of Appeal (Cour d’Appel) is made upon referral back to the lower court following an order to re-try by the Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) of February 7th2013, which has already been discussed in the BSP Newsletter of September 2013.

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Closing of a bankruptcy case for lack of assets does not end the bankruptcy operations in Luxembourg

Closing of a bankruptcy case for lack of assets does not end the bankruptcy operations in Luxembourg
10/12/2015

According to the Court of Appeal, instead of entirely putting an end to bankruptcy operations, the decision to close the bankruptcy case only "suspends the bankruptcy process", while restoring  individual rights to creditors. The appeal judges further indicated that "the bankruptcy regime stops existing, but the debtor remains under the threat of the re-opening of bankruptcy operations, which virtually survive".

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Revised Regulation 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings: seeking strengthened efficiency in an attempt to halt the practice of forum shopping

Revised Regulation 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings: seeking strengthened efficiency in an attempt to halt the practice of forum shopping
27/10/2015

On 20 May 2015, the European Parliament adopted a new version (the "Revised Regulation") of Regulation 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings (the "Original Regulation").

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Adoption And Publication Of The Regulation On Insolvency Proceedings

Adoption And Publication Of The Regulation On Insolvency Proceedings
24/07/2015

Adoption and publication of the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast) in the Official Journal of the European Union

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La refonte du règlement 1346/2000 relatif aux procédures d’insolvabilité : une volonté d’efficacité renforcée et un coup d’arrêt au forum shopping

La refonte du règlement 1346/2000 relatif aux procédures d’insolvabilité : une volonté d’efficacité renforcée et un coup d’arrêt au forum shopping
01/07/2015

En date du 20 mai 2015, le Parlement Européen a adopté une nouvelle mouture (le Règlement Révisé) du Règlement 1346/2000 relatif aux procédures d’insolvabilité (le Règlement Original).

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BANKRUPTCY DECLARED FOR ESPIRITO SANTO INTERNATIONAL S.A.

BANKRUPTCY DECLARED FOR ESPIRITO SANTO INTERNATIONAL S.A.
22/12/2014

The Luxembourg District Court sitting in commercial matters has declared bankrupt the group parent company ESPIRITO SANTO INTERNATIONAL S.A. (ESI) on 27 October 2014, following the Court's decision of 17 October 2014 that had rejected ESI's application for controlled management.

 

 

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Restructuring and insolvency in Luxembourg (part 2)

Restructuring and insolvency in Luxembourg (part 2)
07/10/2014

Formal, court-driven restructuring proceedings are available into Luxembourg law, but for practical reasons, these are rarely used in practice.

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Restructuring and insolvency in Luxembourg (part 1)

Restructuring and insolvency in Luxembourg (part 1)
02/10/2014

Luxembourg is one of the leading domiciles worldwide for international investment vehicles. This leading position has arisen from the combination of the following core factors:

 

 

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 Amendment of bankruptcy law in Luxembourg: bill n°6539

Amendment of bankruptcy law in Luxembourg: bill n°6539
04/07/2014

The Legislator wants to curb the rise of bankruptcies in Luxembourg. The bill of 1 February 2013 on the preservation of business and on the modernization of bankruptcy law, inspired by Belgium, includes different components (preventive, repressive, restorative and social) and updates the already existing system. This Bill is ambitious, but it does raise many questions.

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