Past Event

How to improve national insolvency regimes

How can we reduce divergencies in national corporate insolvency regimes in order to create an integrated Capital Markets Union?

Date: February 23, 2016, 9:00 am Topic: Banking and capital markets

event recording

An important component of the European Commission’s action plan to foster a Capital Markets Union is the effort to improve and harmonize national corporate insolvency regimes, for which Commissioner Hill has announced a legislative proposal would be published before the end of 2016. This session will explore this complex but essential issue in more detail, based on a new detailed report published by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). While much of the debate is of a technical legal nature, the discussion will emphasize the economic implications at stake, and the scope for EU policy to add value to national reform initiatives.

Event materials

Paul McGhee – presentation

Sebastian Mock – presentation

Schedule

Feb 23, 2016

8:30-9:00

Registration and breakfast

9:00-9:30

Presentation

Paul McGhee, Director of Strategy, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

9:30-9:45

Comments

Chair: Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow

Sebastian Mock, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hamburg

9:45-10:30

Audience discussion

10:30

End

Speakers

Paul McGhee

Director of Strategy, Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

Nicolas Véron

Senior Fellow

Sebastian Mock

Associate Professor of Law, University of Hamburg

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevón

[email protected] +32 2 227 4212

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