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How does the EU Restructuring Directive compare to Chapter 11?

On June 26, 2019, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union published a new EU Restructuring Directive on preventive restructuring frameworks, discharge of debt and disqualifications, and measures to increase the efficiency of procedures concerning restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt (“Directive”). This is an extraordinary achievement given the existing differences in … Continue Reading

Insolvency Risks under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation

In the February issue of In Practice, we look at how the European Market Infrastructure Regulation No. 648/2012 (EMIR) dated 4 July 2012 imposes a number of requirements on counterparties to derivative contracts, central counterparties and their clearing members and trade repositories. It introduced the obligation on central counterparties to clear certain classes of over-the-counter … Continue Reading