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Commission proposes new approach to business insolvency in Europe : country specific fact sheet

The European Commission is for the first time presenting a set of European rules on business insolvency today. Well-functioning insolvency and restructuring systems are key to supporting economic growth. This initiative aims to enhance the "rescue culture" in the EU. It will allow companies in financial difficulties to restructure early on so as to prevent [...]

By | November 27th, 2016|Hot Topics, Reading Room|Comments Off on Commission proposes new approach to business insolvency in Europe : country specific fact sheet

The fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and tax evasion

5th October 2016 - Public Hearing - EESC, Brussels, Belgium EFIN has been invited to present its concerns related to the potential impact of the new EU regulation on financial inclusion. The panel was composed by Mrs. Ioannides, researcher attached to the European Parliament, who started by the presentation of the report "The inclusion of [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Events, We Advocate|Comments Off on The fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and tax evasion

A meaningful initiative for EFIN members active in the fight against over-indebtedness!

The second meeting organized by DG Justice has been organised in Brussels on insolvency of businesses and consumers. The participants were the stakeholders represented in Brussels interested in these questions (EBF, BusinessEurope, ETUC, UEAPME, Eurochambers ... ..and EFIN). The programme includes the presentation of the main features of the future instrument (Mr. Hooijer insists in [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on A meaningful initiative for EFIN members active in the fight against over-indebtedness!

Convergence of insolvency frameworks within the European Union – the way forward

12th July,  Brussels Conference organised under the auspices of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In the context of the 2015 Capital Markets Union Action plan and Internal Market Strategy, the European Commission is in the process of preparing a legislative initiative addressing certain aspects of substantive insolvency laws. This initiative [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Convergence of insolvency frameworks within the European Union – the way forward

Consultation on an effective insolvency framework within the EU

From 23 March 2016 to 14 June 2016 (12 weeks) Objective of the consultation This consultation seeks stakeholders' views on key insolvency aspects. In particular, it seeks views with regard to common principles and standards which could ensure that national insolvency frameworks work well, especially in a cross-border context. The responses will be used to [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Consultation on an effective insolvency framework within the EU

Personal Insolvency – The EU Commission is giving an opportunity to common principles…

A meaningful initiative for EFIN members active in the fight against over-indebtedness! A first meeting organized by DG Justice has been organised in Brussels on their ongoing work on insolvency of businesses and consumers. The participants were the stakeholders represented in Brussels interested in these questions (EBF, BusinessEurope, ETUC, UEAPME, Eurochambers ... ..and EFIN). Discussions [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Personal Insolvency – The EU Commission is giving an opportunity to common principles…

EU Consumer Over-indebtedness and Insolvency in the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece – Is there a need for a comprehensive EU reform to protect consumers in financial difficulties?

EU Consumer Over-indebtedness and Insolvency in the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece - Is there a need for a comprehensive EU reform to protect consumers in financial difficulties? 20 May 2016, Brunel University London - EFIN Speaker  / By Martin Schmalzried (COFACE) and Olivier Jérusalmy (EFIN) The major issue of the conference was about identifying [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on EU Consumer Over-indebtedness and Insolvency in the UK, Germany, Italy and Greece – Is there a need for a comprehensive EU reform to protect consumers in financial difficulties?